Food and Nutrition Program

December Giving Calendar

Consider using our December Giving Calendar to collect food throughout the month to donate to our Food and Nutrition Center!

Food and Nutrition Program

Susy’s Story

May 18, 2023

Susy’s journey from crisis to stability Susy was a survivor of domestic violence who came to CRC’s emergency shelter with her two young daughters, Sammy and Sofia. Susy had experienced homelessness as a child and wanted to give her daughters a stable home. She secured a full-time job, but it...

Host a Food Drive

August 6, 2021

Food donation drives help keep our food pantry stocked, we welcome donations throughout the entire year! To make this process more efficient for storing and shelving, we request that you select one item to focus on for your donation drive. Help Provide Healthy Food for our Neighbors in Need One...

Delivering Food to Seniors in Need

March 22, 2021

In partnership with the City of Encinitas Senior Center, CRC provides support and meals to unsheltered vulnerable adults and seniors who are temporarily housed in motels during the pandemic. We are thankful to all our volunteers who pick up meals, create meal packages and make deliveries! “When the pandemic hit,...

Bastyr University Interns Implement Enhanced Nutrition Education Program

June 24, 2019

Bastyr University Interns Provide Nutrition Resources for the Community June 24, 2019 Four student interns from Bastyr University California dedicated this school year to developing a Nutrition Education program that will benefit hundreds of families and individuals in need. The interns – Kevin Canale, Kristina Valbuena, Anne Guthrie and Kacy Lindaman –...

Nutrition Consultation Program

May 16, 2018

Our volunteers come to us with a variety of skills and experience. Anne Fijioka, a Registered Dietician, is volunteering her time so Community Resource Center can now provide Nutrition Consultations to participants free of charge. Anne provides participants with weekly consultations on nutrition issues such as weight management, diabetes, obesity,...

CRC Nutrition Pantry Now Gold Certified

March 30, 2018

We’re Officially Gold Certified! Thank you to Leah’s Pantry who has recognized CRC as a Gold Certified Nutrition Pantry! Leah’s Pantry provided consulting to enhance CRC’s food programs. To better meet participants needs, we made some environmental changes to help our participants identify healthy items tailored to dietary and health conditions...