Monument Crisis Center

Monument Crisis Center The Mission of the Monument Crisis Center is to serve low income families and individuals in Contra Costa County through dynamic service programs focused on providing nutritious food, education, general assistance and referrals.

The Center provides food assistance for 1,400+ families every month including 5,200 individuals, primarily serving Contra Costa County. There are over 17,000 households signed up for our food program. The Center also provides other services including youth, tutoring, senior, health, programs, cooking, language classes, along with resources and referrals.

Operating as usual

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and we are doing food drives for turkeys and all the trimmings! See flyers for more d...
10/26/2021

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and we are doing food drives for turkeys and all the trimmings! See flyers for more details and feel free to share!

The 2021 De La Salle Cereal Drive was a success! Thanks to the incredible efforts by the students at De La Salle High Sc...
10/25/2021

The 2021 De La Salle Cereal Drive was a success! Thanks to the incredible efforts by the students at De La Salle High School-Concord, CA, a total of 3,316 boxes were collected and delivered to our food pantry, along with cash donations that will fund the purchase of 1,500 additional boxes of cereal. We are honored to be part of this De La Salle tradition - thank you so much!

Today's the day! Head over to Choice in Aging's page at 11:30am to tune in to Dishing with Debbie LIVE with special gues...
08/19/2021

Today's the day! Head over to Choice in Aging's page at 11:30am to tune in to Dishing with Debbie LIVE with special guest, our Executive Director, Sandra Scherer! Register here to receive a link to the live stream: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NR-0m5-_T8aT1qGAmIvvgw

Today's the day! Head over to Choice in Aging's page at 11:30am to tune in to Dishing with Debbie LIVE with special guest, our Executive Director, Sandra Scherer! Register here to receive a link to the live stream: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NR-0m5-_T8aT1qGAmIvvgw

Mark your calendars! Tomorrow, August 19, 2021 at 11:30am, our Executive Director Sandra Scherer will be the special gue...
08/18/2021

Mark your calendars! Tomorrow, August 19, 2021 at 11:30am, our Executive Director Sandra Scherer will be the special guest on Dishing With Debbie, presented by Choice in Aging. Register here to join the event: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NR-0m5-_T8aT1qGAmIvvgw

Mark your calendars! Tomorrow, August 19, 2021 at 11:30am, our Executive Director Sandra Scherer will be the special guest on Dishing With Debbie, presented by Choice in Aging. Register here to join the event: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NR-0m5-_T8aT1qGAmIvvgw

UPDATE: The Anniversary Celebration, originally scheduled for August 15, has been POSTPONED. The health and safety of ou...
08/10/2021

UPDATE: The Anniversary Celebration, originally scheduled for August 15, has been POSTPONED. The health and safety of our community is our top priority, and with COVID-19 cases rising in our area, we will be postponing the event until further notice. We were looking forward to celebrating with you all, and we appreciate your understanding and support. Stay safe everyone, and we will look forward to celebrating with you another time!

UPDATE: The Anniversary Celebration, originally scheduled for August 15, has been POSTPONED. The health and safety of our community is our top priority, and with COVID-19 cases rising in our area, we will be postponing the event until further notice. We were looking forward to celebrating with you all, and we appreciate your understanding and support. Stay safe everyone, and we will look forward to celebrating with you another time!

Mark you calendars! Our 18th anniversary celebration is next Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 11am. In accordance with COVID-1...
08/06/2021

Mark you calendars! Our 18th anniversary celebration is next Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 11am. In accordance with COVID-19 safety protocols, this event will be held entirely outside, and masks will be required. All are welcome - please join us as we celebrate this milestone in our forever home. See you then!

Mark you calendars! Our 18th anniversary celebration is next Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 11am. In accordance with COVID-19 safety protocols, this event will be held entirely outside, and masks will be required. All are welcome - please join us as we celebrate this milestone in our forever home. See you then!

THIS WEEK ONLY! Through July 31, the Travis Credit Union Foundation will be providing a dollar for dollar match to suppo...
07/27/2021

THIS WEEK ONLY! Through July 31, the Travis Credit Union Foundation will be providing a dollar for dollar match to support COVID-19 relief efforts. Be sure to follow this link and select Monument Crisis Center to double your impact today: https://tcufund.org/covid-19-relief-initiative/?fbclid=IwAR1D2qFXbYTlC8WzJen7s16RNpVd5mmd-QHnXJ9aC1yCPKK48houlRv8Uso

Today's the day! Starting TODAY through July 31, 2021, donations made to Monument Crisis Center on the Travis Credit Union Foundation website will be matched dollar for dollar. We're so grateful to Travis Credit Union Foundation for the opportunity to make twice the impact. This funding will go towards serving low-income families in our community. For more information and to donate, visit tcufund.org/covid-19-relief-initiative.

You're invited to our 18th Anniversary Celebration on August 15, 2021! All are welcome to join us as we mark this specia...
07/26/2021

You're invited to our 18th Anniversary Celebration on August 15, 2021! All are welcome to join us as we mark this special occasion in our forever home. See you there!

You're invited to our 18th Anniversary Celebration on August 15, 2021! All are welcome to join us as we mark this special occasion in our forever home. See you there!

Today's the day! Starting TODAY through July 31, 2021, donations made to Monument Crisis Center on the Travis Credit Uni...
07/24/2021

Today's the day! Starting TODAY through July 31, 2021, donations made to Monument Crisis Center on the Travis Credit Union Foundation website will be matched dollar for dollar. We're so grateful to Travis Credit Union Foundation for the opportunity to make twice the impact. This funding will go towards serving low-income families in our community. For more information and to donate, visit tcufund.org/covid-19-relief-initiative.

Today's the day! Starting TODAY through July 31, 2021, donations made to Monument Crisis Center on the Travis Credit Union Foundation website will be matched dollar for dollar. We're so grateful to Travis Credit Union Foundation for the opportunity to make twice the impact. This funding will go towards serving low-income families in our community. For more information and to donate, visit tcufund.org/covid-19-relief-initiative.

We're home!FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monument Crisis Center (MCC) is delighted to announce that they have purchased the bui...
07/16/2021

We're home!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monument Crisis Center (MCC) is delighted to announce that they have purchased the building at 1990 Market Street in Concord, where Monument Crisis Center has based its operations since 2014 (continued).
To read the full press release, visit monumentcrisiscenter.org

We're home!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monument Crisis Center (MCC) is delighted to announce that they have purchased the building at 1990 Market Street in Concord, where Monument Crisis Center has based its operations since 2014 (continued).
To read the full press release, visit monumentcrisiscenter.org

We’re proud to be nominated for #TheStarbucksFoundation #NeighborhoodGrants! Thanks to local Starbucks Partners (employe...
07/13/2021

We’re proud to be nominated for #TheStarbucksFoundation #NeighborhoodGrants! Thanks to local Starbucks Partners (employees) in our community for your consideration. This grant will help us continue our core programs through the summer. Thanks so much!

We’re proud to be nominated for #TheStarbucksFoundation #NeighborhoodGrants! Thanks to local Starbucks Partners (employees) in our community for your consideration. This grant will help us continue our core programs through the summer. Thanks so much!

Announcing an upcoming donation match opportunity! Starting July 24, 2021, Travis Credit Union Foundation will be matchi...
07/08/2021

Announcing an upcoming donation match opportunity! Starting July 24, 2021, Travis Credit Union Foundation will be matching donations made to Monument Crisis Center, up to $10,000. We are one of two nonprofits in Contra Costa County that has been selected for this COVID-19 Relief initiative. More details are available on the Travis Credit Union website: https://tcufund.org/covid-19-relief-initiative/

Thanks for supporting MCC!

Announcing an upcoming donation match opportunity! Starting July 24, 2021, Travis Credit Union Foundation will be matching donations made to Monument Crisis Center, up to $10,000. We are one of two nonprofits in Contra Costa County that has been selected for this COVID-19 Relief initiative. More details are available on the Travis Credit Union website: https://tcufund.org/covid-19-relief-initiative/

Thanks for supporting MCC!

UPDATE (July 1, 2021): We reached our goal! Thanks to everyone for donating to MCC@Home. We have met the $100,000 match....
06/23/2021

UPDATE (July 1, 2021): We reached our goal! Thanks to everyone for donating to [email protected]. We have met the $100,000 match. The effort continues!
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Good news! An anonymous donor has provided a $100,000 match of donations made to the [email protected] campaign through June 30th. That means each dollar donated this week will be matched 1:1. This funding will be vital as we get closer to our goal of purchasing the building and giving our family resource center a permanent home. Visit monumentcrisiscenter.org/mcc-home to make your donation today!

After a year of uncertainty, we’ve found a way to stay serving the community for years to come – we are buying our building! We launched [email protected] as a capital campaign to raise the necessary funds to secure our future. As our supporters, your donations will contribute to the legacy of Monument Crisis Center. To contribute to our [email protected] campaign, go to monumentcrisiscenter.org/mcc-home or text MCCHOME to 41-444.

After a year of uncertainty, we’ve found a way to stay serving the community for years to come – we are buying our build...
06/15/2021

After a year of uncertainty, we’ve found a way to stay serving the community for years to come – we are buying our building! We launched [email protected] as a capital campaign to raise the necessary funds to secure our future. As our supporters, your donations will contribute to the legacy of Monument Crisis Center. To contribute to our [email protected] campaign, go to monumentcrisiscenter.org/mcc-home or text MCCHOME to 41-444.

After a year of uncertainty, we’ve found a way to stay serving the community for years to come – we are buying our building! We launched [email protected] as a capital campaign to raise the necessary funds to secure our future. As our supporters, your donations will contribute to the legacy of Monument Crisis Center. To contribute to our [email protected] campaign, go to monumentcrisiscenter.org/mcc-home or text MCCHOME to 41-444.

We love to see students in our Youth Programs get creative! Recently, Sofia, a student in After School Café, entered the...
05/26/2021

We love to see students in our Youth Programs get creative! Recently, Sofia, a student in After School Café, entered the Contra Costa Water District Calendar Contest. If her painting receives enough votes, she will be featured in the new calendar! To vote Sofia and the other amazing artists click here: https://www.ccwater.com/calendarcontest
We're rooting for you, Sofia! Best of luck to all the participants!

We love to see students in our Youth Programs get creative! Recently, Sofia, a student in After School Café, entered the Contra Costa Water District Calendar Contest. If her painting receives enough votes, she will be featured in the new calendar! To vote Sofia and the other amazing artists click here: https://www.ccwater.com/calendarcontest
We're rooting for you, Sofia! Best of luck to all the participants!

Special thanks to our friends at Fieldwork Brewing Company for raising money for our Food Distribution Program! We appre...
05/19/2021

Special thanks to our friends at Fieldwork Brewing Company for raising money for our Food Distribution Program! We appreciate you!

Special thanks to our friends at Fieldwork Brewing Company for raising money for our Food Distribution Program! We appreciate you!

VACCINE UPDATES: La Clínica de La Raza will be on site until 3PM TODAY administering first and second doses of the Pfize...
05/18/2021

VACCINE UPDATES: La Clínica de La Raza will be on site until 3PM TODAY administering first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine for ages 12 and up.
Starting today, May 18, vaccines will be available at Mt. Diablo High School. Vaccines will be provided at Ygnacio Valley High School, and Concord High School in the coming weeks. See flyers for more information.
Stay safe everyone!

Since March, the Pantry Kids at Del Rey Elementary School have collected over 400 snack boxes to benefit our after schoo...
05/03/2021

Since March, the Pantry Kids at Del Rey Elementary School have collected over 400 snack boxes to benefit our after school programs and to provide after school snacks to local kids. Check out the special designs ✨ Many thanks to the Pantry Kids!

04/29/2021
Chase Home Court Assist recap

Thanks so much to Golden State Warriors and Chase for providing meals to our community through the Home Court Assist program. We're so grateful!

When a moving truck full of diapers pulls up, we know it's going to be a good day. 😊☀️ Thanks to Jessica 'Murphy' Kelley...
04/27/2021

When a moving truck full of diapers pulls up, we know it's going to be a good day. 😊☀️ Thanks to Jessica 'Murphy' Kelley and family for collecting and delivering over 16,000 diapers! Your incredible effort will benefit so many families – thank you so much!

This week, Mothers Together at Community Presbyterian Church in Danville collected 225 lbs. of food for our Spring Food ...
04/16/2021

This week, Mothers Together at Community Presbyterian Church in Danville collected 225 lbs. of food for our Spring Food Drive, benefiting the students in our youth programs. Thanks so much for your support CPC!

Thank you to our new friend Sydney for hosting a food drive to celebrate her 6th birthday! We are continually inspired b...
04/13/2021

Thank you to our new friend Sydney for hosting a food drive to celebrate her 6th birthday! We are continually inspired by the spirit of giving in our community. Thanks so much Sydney, and happy birthday!

Thanks to the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County, items for 500 toiletry kits were donated and assembled this wee...
04/12/2021

Thanks to the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County, items for 500 toiletry kits were donated and assembled this weekend in partnership with Temple Isaiah - Your Jewish Neighborhood, Peacejourney at Peace Lutheran Church, Danville, and the Hindu Community of San Ramon and Danville. As a bonus, Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church brought over a truck load of diapers. Thank you ALL for the incredible effort!

Coming up this weekend -- see you at J.McLaughlin in Danville and Lafayette for their Sip and Shop event!
03/25/2021

Coming up this weekend -- see you at J.McLaughlin in Danville and Lafayette for their Sip and Shop event!

You're invited to Sip & Shop at J.McLaughlin! On March 26-27, the J.McLaughlin stores in Lafayette and Danville will be hosting a shopping event to benefit MCC. See you there!

You're invited to Sip & Shop at J.McLaughlin! On March 26-27, the J.McLaughlin stores in Lafayette and Danville will be ...
03/17/2021

You're invited to Sip & Shop at J.McLaughlin! On March 26-27, the J.McLaughlin stores in Lafayette and Danville will be hosting a shopping event to benefit MCC. See you there!

You're invited to Sip & Shop at J.McLaughlin! On March 26-27, the J.McLaughlin stores in Lafayette and Danville will be hosting a shopping event to benefit MCC. See you there!

If you've ever wanted a look inside our warehouse, here's a peek at a recent product delivery. At the start of 2021, we ...
02/26/2021

If you've ever wanted a look inside our warehouse, here's a peek at a recent product delivery. At the start of 2021, we received 3 pallets of diapers from our friends at Help A Mother Out, an organization that makes diapers accessible to low-income families. Thanks to HAMO, we have been able to distribute 10,000 diapers this month, and we have more to give. Thanks to Help A Mother Out for all you do to make these essential products accessible!

Last week, our partners at Marathon Petroleum Corporation delivered a dozen refurbished bicycles to give to local famili...
02/25/2021

Last week, our partners at Marathon Petroleum Corporation delivered a dozen refurbished bicycles to give to local families during our food distribution. Within an hour, the bicycles found homes. We are so grateful for this special contribution. Thanks to Marathon for all you do for our community!

02/15/2021

UPDATE: Monument Crisis Center will be closed on February 15, 2021 in observance of Presidents' Day. We will be open tomorrow and Wednesday from 9am-noon, and Saturday February 20 from 9-11am.

AVISO: Monument Crisis Center estará cerrado el 15 de febrero 2021 en observancia del día de los presidentes. Estaremos abiertos mañana y miércoles a las 9am-12pm, y sábado 20 de febrero a las 9-11am.

Please share with friends and family for the month of February!
02/10/2021

Please share with friends and family for the month of February!

Concord Neighbors: February is I ❤ Monument Crisis Center month in Concord! Consider these Five Easy Ways to Support Monument Crisis Center while helping those in need!

01/18/2021

UPDATE: Monument Crisis Center will be closed on January 18, 2021 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will be open tomorrow and Wednesday from 9am-noon.
AVISO: Monument Crisis Center estará cerrado el 18 de enero 2021 en observancia del día de Martin Luther King Jr. Estaremos abiertos mañana y miercoles a las 9am-12pm.

01/07/2021
Martinez Music Mafia

Thanks so much to James Funk for supporting MCC! We were lucky to be the beneficiary of the first Virtual Happy Hour and A Half of 2021. Our community is so creative, not to mention talented! Watch James' New Year's performance here:

Donation Links (please send to Jim, not MCC directly, so the donation totals can be tracked). All funds received will be delivered to MCC this coming week, and total raised will be posted to Jim's FB Page:
* Venmo (no fee) - User: @jamesjfunk (with middle initial) or [email protected];
* PayPal - [email protected] (please send as Friends & Family, no fee);
* Via Website - https://jamesfunk.net/donate

This year, thanks to our amazing community, we were able to distribute over 2,000 Holiday Food Boxes to families, senior...
12/24/2020

This year, thanks to our amazing community, we were able to distribute over 2,000 Holiday Food Boxes to families, seniors, and individuals seeking food assistance. As you can see, our donors matched their generosity with creativity. Thanks to all who donated for making the holidays special for so many people. ❄️🎁⛄️

We're grateful to Travis Credit Union and the Travis Credit Union Foundation this year. In September, Travis Credit Unio...
12/22/2020

We're grateful to Travis Credit Union and the Travis Credit Union Foundation this year. In September, Travis Credit Union Foundation included us in their list of beneficiaries, and we invited you all to make contribution that would then be matched by the foundation. Their COVID-19 Relief Fund distributed over $2 million to community organizations all over the country, including MCC! We were able to use the funding to feed over 2,000 families this holiday season. Thanks to all who contributed!

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1990 Market St
Concord, CA
94520

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Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 12pm
Tuesday 9am - 12pm
Wednesday 9am - 12pm

Telephone

(925) 825-7751

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Do you accept blankets or pillows for donations?
Thank you received emergency food bags...survived another day during this pandemic..
Good morning. My wife and I are leading a group of folks in Rossmoor. We are collecting checks and non perishable food for Monday morning. If there is someone who could give me a call over the next couple of days, I'd appreciate it. Please get back to me through my email address, [email protected]. Thanks, Mark Weiss
Gracias Monument Crisis Center por permitirnos llevar el curso de Hàbitos para el Ėxito patrocinado por el departamento de Salud Mental de Contra Costa y el Departamento de Servicios Humanos,fue una experiencia muy agradable compartir con el grupo. Muchas felicidades a todas las graduadas de Hàbitos para el Ėxito. Congratulations to the graduates of Life Skills course.
Thank You for the new T-Shirt