You can make a family’s holiday season a little merrier with gift cards for gifts and food! This year, due to Covid-19, rather than ask donors to provide gifts from children’s wish lists, donors are asked to provide gift cards for gifts. View families available for adoption on our website, select a family and make an online donation for gift cards. Donors may also give grocery store gift cards so families can shop for their favorite holiday foods.
Tamara Carrera, who has led the Community Assistance Center since 1997, announces that she plans to retire in the coming months. Carrera plans to remain on board until a new CEO is in place.
CAC is distributing COVID relief to help residents experiencing job loss pay rent to avoid eviction. Shirley is a small business owner who depends on trade shows to sell. Steve works contract jobs in the film production industry. Both industries were shutdown in March and are just now trying to re-open for business.
CAC has modified services in response to the coronavirus outbreak and is focused on providing basic needs of food and rent assistance to those most impacted. Click here to request assistance and for updated food pantry hours.
You can help our neighbors who are experiencing difficult times due to the impact of COVID-19. Please give to the CAC Emergency Relief Fund to help prevent homelessness and provide food. If you can please donate food, the pantry is in need of staples. You may also volunteer or spearhead an Online Group Funding Drive.
This year CAC’s largest annual benefit changed gears and Vintage Affair went Live yet Virtual! The new format was a big hit with 266 guests at 81“home islands” across the community and raised more than $210,000 for CAC!
CAC has volunteer opportunities available! Consider being a part of our team as CAC revises and re-opens services following recommended safety guidelines. Join us in helping our neighbors who are facing difficult times due to the COVID-19 economic shutdown.
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