Giving Marin

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NONPROFITS RALLY VOLUNTEERS, FUNDRAISING

San Rafael-based Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership partnered with the Home Depot Foundation, California Department of Veterans Affairs, Habitat for Humanity Napa Solano and the Tug McGraw Foundation to engage more than 300 volunteers…


AUTISTRY STUDIOS, CALL IT OUT DAY

On Saturday, April 28th Autistry Studios hosted their 6th Scientists & Artists Party in San Rafael. The featured presenters were (from left) Ken Pontac, tv writer/producer; Anthony Shafer, creative director and technologist at Nomadic VR; Autistry CEO/co-founder…


MARIN WOMEN’S HALL OF FAME

Marin Women’s Hall of Fame celebrated the 2018 inductees,  Patricia Arrigoni, Cyane Dandridge, Wendy Dreskin, Trisha Garlock and Jane Kramer, at its annual event on March 29 at Peacock Gap in San Rafael. Pictured are 2018…


TO CELEBRATE LIFE DISTRIBUTES $325K

On March 26 at Ristorante Servino in Tiburon, To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation distributed $325,000 in grant awards to 24 Bay Area nonprofits that help women and men dealing with health and financial emergencies…


MARIN NONPROFITS CELEBRATE AND FUNDRAISE

SINGING THE PRAISES: The current Sausalito Woman’s Club President Mollie Squires and past presidents were honored at the club’s annual Founders Day Luncheon and High Jinks performance on March 15. A luncheon for approximately 175…


NORTH MARIN GROUPS CELEBRATE MERGER

NEW NORTH MARIN COMMUNITY SERVICES: Two hundred and twenty-five guests attended the North Marin Community Services Merger Luncheon on Feb. 15 to celebrate the merger of Novato Youth Center and Novato Human Needs Center. The guests and…


YOUNG WOMEN MAKE AN IMPACT

Teen mental health is a priority for Madie Baldwin and more than 100 people  who joined hands to raise $2,175 to support North Marin Community Services teen mental health counseling. Through Madie’s Novato High School…


HELPING MARIN SENIORS, YOUTH

HELPING SENIORS: Whistlestop in San Rafael needs  volunteer  CarePool drivers, Jackson Cafe servers and cashiers, office help, and Meals on Wheels drivers. Find out about the next volunteer fair at whistlestop.org or call (415) 456-9067….


OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT, EDUCATION

MOUNTAIN PLAY GALA: Mountain Play Association held its annual fundraising gala, ”Thank You for the Music,” to benefit the 2018 production of “Mamma Mia!” The highlight of the November gathering was a Broadway revue featuring…


NONPROFITS AIM TO REDUCE HATE, HOMELESSNESS

NOT IN OUR TOWN: More than 300 community members, civic leaders and students gathered at the College of Marin’s Kentfield campus Feb. 13 for two film screenings of “Light in the Darkness” and community discussions…