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FIRE PREVENTION; BAM GALA; SEWER BAND

Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership celebrated Earth Day in Marin on April 27,  in partnership with the Point San Pedro Road Coalition. Volunteers spent the day removing almost 8,000 pounds of undergrowth that not…

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HUCKLEBERRY CELEBRATES SUCCESSES

Huckleberry Youth Programs’ 2019 Spring Gala took place on April 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco. The organization’s mission is to educate, inspire, and support under-served youth to develop healthy life choices,…


GREAT CHEFS EVENT BENEFITING LIFEHOUSE

Lifehouse held its annual Great Chefs & Wineries fundraising gala on April 13 at Peacock Gap in San Rafael to  benefit programs that support individuals with developmental disabilities. Pictured (above, let to right) are Doug…


TO CELEBRATE LIFE GRANTS $375,000 TO NONPROFITS

On April 3, To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation awarded a total of $375,000 in grants to 22 Bay Area nonprofit organizations that help women and men with breast health issues. The grantees (back row,…


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…


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…