Giving Marin

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PRIDE PICNIC AT PIPER PARK, BREAD & ROSES BENEFIT

The Spahr Center hosted its second annual Pride Picnic on June 10 at Piper Park in Larkspur. The picnic was a celebration of Marin’s diverse inter-generational LGBTQ population. There were between 150 and 200 people…


YOUTH TACKLE ISSUES THROUGH ART

The 2018 Youth Poster Contest recognized 21 student artists as finalists or winners in several categories at a reception on June 8 at RileyStreet Art Supply in San Rafael. 19 of the 21 recognized artists…


COMMUNITY GROUPS GIVE BACK

On June 4 and 5, Center for Volunteer &  Nonprofit Leadership, North Marin Community Services, and volunteers from the Islamic Center of Mill Valley delivered a Day of Service project impacting over 120 Novato residents….


PITCHING IN, PLUS PITCH PERFECT

The Marin Conservation League’s Water for Willows event at Chileno Valley Ranch on May 27th brought out volunteers  who worked to help establish 250 willow sprigs by clearing weeds around each plant, watering each willow,…


GETTING ACTIVE FOR A CAUSE

On Saturday, May 12, Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center held its first annual Bocce Tournament at Marin Bocce Federation in San Rafael. Around 75 people attended, raising over $11,000 to support Matrix, an organization…


MERCEDES-BENZ OF MARIN JOINS GIVING MARIN

Giving Marin Community Partnership is proud to announce Mercedes-Benz of Marin has joined the initiative. Mercedes-Benz of Marin is Giving Marin’s Automotive Partner. “It is a simple, yet impactful way to foster volunteerism and community…


GREAT CHEFS & WINERIES

The Great Chefs & Wineries dinner and auction took place on April 21 at the Peacock Gap Clubhouse in San Rafael. Supporters, chefs and vintners joined to celebrate fine food and wine and raise funds…


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…