Community Resource Center On the Move!  |  February 24, 2017
Baubles & Bags Create Courage and Confidence
"I am empowered with the confidence knowing the money CRC received from my purchases will continue to serve others in crisis."

Check out the latest issue of Re-Style from local personal stylist, Lyndell Werling. In this blog post, read more about: 
  • Unique and designer items that can be found in our Resale Stores, from Coach bags to fun accessories.
  • Why our Resale Stores make a difference for those struggling in our community. 
  • Weekly discounts offered at each store!
Saving Energy & Money
CRC is proud to be an Energy Solutions Partner with SDG&E and our case managers share their energy-saving tips with our participants. Here are two solutions that can help you save energy and money this year: 
  • Sign up for SDG&E's Energy Goals and Alerts to get texts and alerts about your energy usage and spending. Learn more ›
  • Qualifying households can get monthly discounts on their SDG&E bill. Learn more ›
Get Your Taxes Prepared for Free
Are you struggling to make ends meet and worried about your taxes? CRC can help. 

CRC has free tax preparation services for qualifying households. Learn about money-saving tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit and get your taxes prepared for free. If you know someone who could benefit from this service, please share! 

"Secret Garden"
Join CRC for our 22nd Annual English Tea

April 1, 2017
Encinitas Community Center

Tickets are going fast for our 22nd Annual English Tea! All proceeds from the event will help prevent and end domestic violence, hunger and homelessness in San Diego County. If you can't make it to the tea, please consider becoming a sponsor or donating to CRC or to our silent auction. Sponsorship opportunities are also available! 
Unable to attend or want to give more?

Add your name to our "Forget-Me-Not Wall"

Give today to help families and individuals in crisis. A gift of $50 or more puts your name on our "Forget-Me-Not" Wall, on prominent display at the English Tea.
Thank You, Cathay Bank!
Thank you to Cathay Bank for their gift of $5,000 to our Homelessness Prevention Program! Gifts from community partners like Cathay Bank enable us to expand our reach, advancing our mission of creating paths to safety, stability and self-sufficiency. 

Pictured at right: Vincent Chen, Vice President and Branch Manager of Cathay Bank, presents a check to CRC's Rebecca Palmer, Chief Programs Officer, and Miranda Mendez, Integrative Services Program Manager.
Boutique Collects Donations & Raises Funds for CRC 
Thank you to Cut Loose Solana Beach, a local clothing boutique, for collecting donations and raising funds for CRC's programs as part of their "Share the Love" Clothing drive on Valentine's weekend! These clothing donations will support our programs that help end domestic violence, homelessness and hunger in our community. 

Interested in fundraisers like these? Please contact us for more information.
My Power of One made Valentine's Day special for families in our domestic violence shelter 
Thank you to the incredibly generous volunteer group from  My Power of One and President & Founder Sue Vicory for spreading the love on Valentine's Day! Over 50 volunteers came together to donate time and goods and write notes of encouragement to benefit families in our domestic violence shelter.  They were delivered to the Mom's and kids on Valentine's evening. Thank you to this caring group for sharing the love! 
Volunteer Opportunities
CRC is still looking for volunteers to serve as volunteer income tax assistants (VITA). No experience necessary! Please click the link below to learn more and sign up to volunteer now through April 15.  
Why do you give to CRC?
CRC supporters are part of a community that brings shelter, warmth and safety to thousands of households each year. If you are a CRC supporter, please share your giving story using these supporter badges on your social networks!
You can make a difference!  

Your volunteer time, your donation, your purchases or donations at the stores...you can make a difference. Thank you for your current and future support!  
If you are an Amazon shopper, please consider purchasing through Amazon Smile and a portion will be donated to CRC! Sign up ›
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