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Harvest of the Month

Harvest of the Month for December is Oranges! Oranges are well known for their excellent source of vitamin C. But oranges are not only packed with vitamin C but folate and vitamin B which help support red  blood cells. Oranges can be eaten as a quick an healhy snack but also incorporated in many recipes. Down below you'll find a yummy breakfast recipe using oranges. Enjoy! 


Lights On Event 2017

On October 26,2017 Fair Oaks Elementary hosted CARES Lights On event. Lights on is an annual event to bring awareness of After school programs nationwide. This year CARES showcased the amazing programs throughout Mt. Diablo with an awesome video and tri-folds. Fair Oaks CARES also hosted tours for visitors that were curious to see an average day at CARES looked like. A big thank you Fair Oaks CARES staff for hosting a wonderful event and allowing their program to shine on!!

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Visions of Success Event

This past Saturday on November 11, 2017 the Epsilon Beta Boule Fraternity host their annual visions of success event at USF. 40 students from Ygnacio Valley High, Mt. Diablo High, Concord High, Riverview Middle, Oak Grove Middle, and El Dorado Middle attended the event where they participated in workshops. Students were able to participate in STEM workshops along with various workshops. The students also got to participate in multiple raffles that included computers. The event was very successful and the students enjoyed hearing from the members of the fraternity.

Our Program Profile


The Mt. Diablo CARES is a well-established program with strong support from our community partners as well as from our school site and administration. It is a unique collaborative between ...more

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General Information

1266 San Carlos Avenue,  Suite A6

Concord, CA 94518

phone: (925) 691-0351

fax: (925) 691-1447

email: caresasp@mdusd.org


Administrator: Thywara Porter Portert@mdusd.org

Fall Fest 2017

On October 28, 2017 the Bay Point held their Fall Festival and had a great turn out, over 190 attendees!! The Bay Point Garden had many crafts, games, and prizes. The garden also provided opportunities for the community families to get fresh produce, plant flowers, and taste test some yummy recipes with seasonal produce. A big thank you for the Bay Point garden staff and all the CARES staff that supported the event. 


Partnership with Royal King

CARES has recently partnered up with Rojelio Viramontes and his crew from Royal King to bring enrichment activities to the elementary and Middle school CARES programs. Royal King will be host three series of enrichment activities; Dance, Theatre and a fun interactive beat lab.In the beat lab students will learn to create their own music using I-pads, Theatre will allow the student to get silly with improv and in Dance students will be learning hip hop and ball room dancing. The students are loving all the activities! 


Job Opportunities

If you're interested in working for the Mt. Diablo CARES program please look below for the open positions; 


Recreation Specialist:


Program Leader: