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Tickets are on sale now for the 33rd Annual CRS Caring Hearts Charity Ball! This black tie optional event is our biggest fundraiser and features a sit-down dinner, music and dancing, auctions, raffles and more!

The Charity Ball is a special night where we'll showcase the many ways that CRS has made a difference in the lives of hundreds of families in Avon and Avon Lake.

We hope you can join us as we honor those who have helped us make it possible.

For more detailed information and to purchase your tickets, please visit

Questions about the Charity Ball can be directed to Sheila Roth.

Exclusive opportunity to win these gorgeous diamond earrings donated by Peter & Co. Jewelers!

Purchase your ticket now for a chance to win! Raffle tickets are $100 each and only 100 tickets are available! The winning ticket will be selected at the Charity Ball on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Winner need not be present.

Charity Ball Raffle
Louis Vuitton Neverfull GM Tote!
The Neverfull GM tote valued at $1,892 unites timeless design with heritage details. Crafted from Damier Azur canvas and lined in Rose Ballerine Pink, it also includes a removable zippered pouch. The bag is 15.4" length x 12.6" height x 7.5" width.

Tickets are $50 each and we are only selling 100 tickets! Winner will be selected at the Charity Ball on Saturday, April 2, 2022.

*Can be exchanged toward another purchase of equal or greater value. Winner need not be present.
CRS has been blessed this month with many donations of non-perishable items for our food pantry.Thank you to the following businesses and organizations:

Avon Lake Giant Eagle, Barry Bagels, Christ Church Westshore, Holy Spirit Church, Hunger Network Food Rescue, Lorain County Metro Park, Meijer, Rainforest Car Wash, and Stevan Dohanos School. This is in addition to the many individuals who bring donations to the CRS office on a daily basis.

We are so grateful for all of the donations that help keep our food pantry well stocked. Thank you for making a difference, right here at home!
Don't forget to log into the Amazon Smile website when you make your purchases from Amazon! Amazon Smile will donate .5% of your eligible Amazon purchases when you choose "Avon Lake Community Resource Services" as the charity of your choice.

Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same services.

As of November 2021, Amazon Smile has donated $712.42 to CRS! Thank you to everyone that has already chosen CRS as your charity!

Please login to today to begin supporting CRS while you shop!
Community Resource Services is a responsive, community-based organization whose mission is to diminish the effect of poverty in Avon and Avon Lake. We provide basic needs assistance and individualized resource and referral services in a compassionate and confidential manner.
We believe in a community where every resident is free from poverty.