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EARTH, EDUCATION AND ENRICHMENT

The San Rafael Resilient Neighborhoods Climate Action Team celebrates Earth Day every day with their ongoing efforts. Collectively, they reduced 122,913 lbs. of carbon emissions by making simple changes to their lifestyles like paying a few…

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SUPPORTING MARIN NONPROFITS

On May 5, National Charity League’s Marin Chapter will honor its graduating class of 21 high school seniors for contributing over 2600 hours of community service. Together with their mothers, these Marin students, who represent…


ON STAGE IN MARIN

The current Sausalito Woman’s Club President Alice Merrill and past presidents were honored at the club’s annual Founders Day Luncheon and High Jinks performance on  March 21.  The event was attended by approximately 175 members….


BEAUTIFUL BIRDS, FAVORITE ART

Stapleton Ballet will present Swan Lake on March 30 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, in San Rafael. The cast includes more than 100 young dancers…


EMPOWERING YOUTH

The first of a series of free Youth Poster Contest workshops was held at San Rafael High School on Feb. 5.  The guest instructor was Brian Narelle, a political cartoonist, writer and artist. Narelle works…


NONPROFITS SHINE AT GIVING MARIN EVENT

The Giving Marin Community Partnership held a dinner event on Feb. 21 at Insalata’s Restaurant in San Anselmo. The restaurant was chosen because of chef-owner Heidi Krahling’s decades of philanthropic work in Marin. Guests enjoyed…


FRIENDS OF CHINA CAMP

Friends of China Camp, a group of volunteers who have been operating the park since July of 2012 when the park was threatened with closure due to lack of state funds, are responsible for all…


NO ONE EATS ALONE DAY

More than a million students in all 50 states, at 2,300 schools, including 15 schools in Marin, celebrated National No One Eats Alone Day on Feb. 15. The program was created by Marin nonprofit Beyond…


LOCAL NONPROFITS SUPPORT COMMUNITY

ExtraFood and Homeward Bound of Marin served Marin’s Coast Guard families who were without federal income for more than a month and had not yet received back pay as of Jan. 31, the date of…


WEEDING, DIGGING, PLANTING

Sanzuma is dedicated to increasing access to healthy food sources through programs that focus on reconnecting communities with their environment and supporting Marin County’s Title 1 schools. On Feb. 2, 40 volunteers, ages 15-75, from…