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FUNDRAISER FOR FOSTER CARE

The mission of the Marin Foster Care Association is to achieve consistent, safe, quality care for the well being of all foster children by providing services and advocacy to foster and adoptive families, relative and non-relative caregivers. On…

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YOUTH ACADEMY AND CLASSES

The 7th annual Youth for Justice Summer Academy  took place July 27 to Aug. 7. Due to COVID-19, the event was staged mostly virtually with 22 participants from the Canal neighborhood of San Rafael participating in daily sessions…


MARIN CASA ADVOCATES FOR YOUTH

The Giving Marin Community Partnership, a major initiative of the business community and Marin Independent Journal, offers local nonprofit organizations assistance with marketing through sponsored ads in the newspaper and online, along with exposure via…


ANIMALS’ HEALING POWER

Pancake, a 13-year-old stray, came to Muttville Senior Dog Rescue looking for a new forever home. Dr. Cameron Garrett and Debra Garrett, a husband and wife dentist-dental hygienist team and owners of Corte Madera Family…


BOWL, SPARKLE, GO WILD

Cedars’ annual “Shake, Rattle and Bowl” fundraiser on Aug. 22 was presented virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions. The organization set a goal of raising $35,000 but ended up bringing in almost $51,000 from more than…


HEALING POWER OF HORSES

Giving Marin Community Partnership, a major initiative of the business community and Marin Independent Journal, offers local nonprofit organizations assistance with marketing through sponsored ads in the newspaper and online, along with exposure via social…


LOCAL ART, GLOBAL HEALTH

An exclusive offering of a limited edition print of a painting of Mimi Farina by her sister, folk legend Joan Baez, is available for a donation to benefit Bread & Roses Presents. The organization provides…


PROMOTING HEALTH AND ART

Marin Community Clinics’ June 24 annual solstice fundraiser brought in $240,000 to support the organization’s COVID-19 response programs. The virtual event celebration with 160 online participants honored Dr. Matt Willis, Marin County’s public health officer;…


ROCKING ART, READING BOOST

“Marin’s Rock Art Scene” documents Marin County as a center for the explosion of rock music in the late 1960s with local musicians, artists and music venues stepping into the spotlight. The exhibit at Marin…


ENJOYING ART VIRTUALLY

HairToStay’s Home Cabarets are a series of curated evenings with food and entertainment delivered to your doorstep. The virtual nightclub program supports treatment subsidies that help low-income cancer patients prevent chemotherapy-induced hair loss through scalp cooling, provides…