October 2023

Program Spotlight

You can raise awareness this month and all year long:

💜 Teach safe and healthy relationship skills.

💜 Create protective environments:  School, workplace, neighborhood.

💜 Invite CRC’s educators to present educational workshops for your school or community group.

💜 Donate to help CRC provide wraparound services. Text CARE2023 to 41444

The Latest News

Action Against Domestic Violence

There was a great turnout on October 18 for the event, with 75 adults and kids attending. Luis Conseco, CRC's domestic violence education and prevention manager, shared "The feedback received from the parents and kids made us very happy, as one parent stated that doing the joint activity with his daughter was very special to him. Many parents thanked us for this event and asked us to do it more often."


Jingle & Mingle

A CRC Fundraiser

Turning holiday spirits into help

December 5

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Morgan Run Club & Resort




Purchase your tickets today!

Exposure 2023

November 4 - 5

9 AM – 5 PM

Encinitas Community Park

Each year, the Exposure: A Women’s Benefit Event  brings opportunity and visibility to women, trans and nonbinary skater’s who embody courage and strength. Over 170 skaters from around the world come to Encinitas to share their skateboarding skills on a global stage. The event also serves as a benefit for CRC's domestic violence program.

The event will have a vendor village, food vendors, game zone, skate clinics and more.

CRC will be there, come see us!

Partner Spotlight

We are grateful for the generous support 

received from these partners in September:

Walter J. and Betty C. Zable Foundation

R.C. Baker Foundation

Oberto Family Charitable Fund

Funding from our partners supports CRC’s mission to help our neighbors create paths to healthy food, stable homes and safe relationships. 

Capital Campaign

From the front line: Social Services

This is a continuing series in which we ask our front-line staff about the new campus to find out how they think it will benefit the neighbors who come to us in need of assistance.

For this month, we asked our Director of Social Services, Miranda Chavez, to give us her thoughts …

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If you’d like to learn more about CRC’s capital campaign, how you can support our shared vision for a new campus, and what naming opportunities are available, please visit the campaign website or send an email to

Get Involved

Calling All Artisans!

Our silent auction and raffle at Jingle & Mingle on December 5 will feature handcrafted items, including: pottery/ceramics, jewelry, glassware, scarves and artwork.

We're seeking donations of items to help us raise $70,000 at the event.

To donate an item:

  • Please email to give us the details of your item:
  • We appreciate donation of your item by November 17

Please spread the word to others who might be able to donate ...Thank you!

The holidays are coming up fast! You can do some shopping and help support CRC at the same time.

Kendra Scott UTC will donate 20% of the proceeds to CRC from their upcoming give back event:

  • November 4 from 12:30 - 2:30 in the store
  • Shop online November 4-5, using code GIVEBACK-FCGWR

Now in its 41st year, Holiday Baskets helps ensure low-income households have a wonderful holiday experience while giving them some economic breathing room, so scarce dollars may be spent on other needs such as rent, utilities or transportation. 

“Holiday Baskets added joy to myself and my kids and took away some of the stress of not being able to afford presents for my kids.” 

-- Holiday Baskets 2022 participant

Our community’s support is critical to help so many of our neighbors. Please visit the program website for information on how you can get involved.

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Vehicle donations have the potential to drive hundreds and sometimes even thousands of dollars to CRC’s programs.


CARS (CRC’s vehicle donation partner) will handle everything for you, so it’s easy to donate your unwanted car, truck, RV or motorcycle.


This Cartober, turn your ride into a vehicle of change!

CRC Open House

November 19 (Saturday)

10 AM to 2 PM

The open house will be held during the Encinitas holiday street fair. If you come to the fair, please stop by CRC for a short tour of our food center and more information about our programs.

CRC Resale Stores

Your donations and purchases help people in our community experiencing domestic violence, hunger and homelessness.

Volunteer | Donate | Shop

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