Giving Marin

Novato

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MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN

The Museum of the American Indian in Novato is seeking new board members. Volunteers are welcome year round to help with special events like the Sept. 15 Trade Feast at Miwok Park. For information, go…


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FRESH STARTS CHEF EVENTS

Fresh Stars chef events at the Key Room in Novato support Homeward Bound of Marin’s programs, helping move people from homelessness to housing and unemployment to employment. On Aug. 9, enjoy an evening with Gordon…


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VETERANS GROUP SEEKS BOOKKEEPER

Project H.O.P.E. in Novato provides a therapeutic environment, including Equine Assisted Therapy, for veterans, their families and groups of veterans.  The organization is seeking a part time volunteer bookkeeper. The work can be done on…


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VOLUNTEER WITH ELDERWISE

Become a volunteer visitor for a lonely elder in Marin County, specifically in San Rafael, Tiburon, Mill Valley and Novato. As a volunteer visitor for ElderWISE, an outreach program of Episcopal Senior Communities, you will…


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GARDENING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN NOVATO

The Novato Independent Elders Program seeks seasonal volunteers to help Novato seniors with their overgrown yards Tuesday mornings or Thursday afternoons. If you can lend a helping hand, call (415) 899-8296.


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ITALIAN STREET PAINTING MARIN

The Italian Street Painting Marin event takes place June 23-24 in downtown San Rafael.  This year’s theme is the “Wonders of Space and Time.” Italian Street Painting Marin showcases the fine art of street painting and supports…


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FREE ADULT LEARN-TO-SWIM CLASSES

Swymnut Masters is a non-profit US Masters Swim team. They have a grant from the Swimming Saves Lives Foundation to help fund a free Adult Learn-to-Swim program in June. The Swymnut Masters team also helps…


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,…


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NOVATO THRIFT STORE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Hospice by the Bay needs volunteers to assist at its Novato thrift store with pricing and sorting merchandise, cashiering and providing cheerful customer service as part of a team of staff and volunteers. The shop…


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ANNUAL ALTERED BOOK EXHIBIT

The 9th Annual Altered Book exhibit and fundraiser is June 2, 5-8 pm, at Marin Museum of Contemporary Art in Hamilton.  The Altered Book exhibit features 150 original book art objects, created by artists who…