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From the staff and volunteers here at C.A.R.E., we wish a Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! As always, should you or someone you know need to speak with an advocate, we are available 24/7 (including Thanksgiving) at: (941) 627-6000 – Domestic Violence Hotline (941) 637-0404 – Sexual Assault Helpline
Look for us in this year’s Downtown Punta Gorda Christmas Parade! This year’s theme is Hometown Community Christmas.
From the staff and volunteers here at C.A.R.E., we wish a Merry Christmas to you and yours! As always, should you or someone you know need to speak with an advocate, we are available 24/7 (including Christmas) at: (941) 627-6000 – Domestic Violence Hotline (941) 637-0404 – Sexual Assault Helpline
Saturday, January 11th 10am – 3pm Stop by as The Yoga Sanctuary opens its doors for its annual Open House, benefiting C.A.R.E., the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies of Charlotte County. Bring your friends, your family, or a neighbor. Join in their free mini-sessions of yoga, meet others in the community, and learn about the types of yoga and healing modalities The Yoga Sanctuary offers. Or just enjoy some organic tea and delicious snacks as you browse the studio…
On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, C.A.R.E. will be hosting a free seminar covering the human trafficking crisis. Did you know, the state of Florida ranks 3rd in the United States for reported cases of human trafficking, and Charlotte County is located along one of the most common tracks traffickers utilize (Miami to Tampa). We are challenging our community to equip themselves to identify human trafficking and learn what to do if you suspect it is happening. This event will feature…
Please join us for an amazing night! The 2020 C.A.R.E. Ball theme is “Under the Sea”. The event includes dinner and open bar, as well as silent auctions, a game room, and (of course) dancing! Tickets are available at https://CAREBall.givesmart.com – but hurry, this event WILL sell out! Purchase a table of 10 before 12/31/19 and receive a special discount!
Hosted by Sarah Elmore, Michael Capner, & Miranda Burpee – On Sunday, February 9, 2020, Treasure Lanes/Broad Street Bar & Grill in Port Charlotte will host the 1st Annual Chili Cook-Off Benefit for the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies (C.A.R.E.). 100% of the proceeds will benefit survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Charlotte County, FL. Come out and taste some lip-smacking good chili and vote for your favorite of local participants’ recipes for only $5! A $100…