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ADDITIONAL HOUSING, APARTMENT MAKEOVERS

Homeward Bound of Marin has started laying the foundation for Mill Street Center in San Rafael. The new building will have a modern, efficient shelter for adults experiencing homelessness and add two floors of permanent…

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GIFTS FROM ROTARIANS, CERES’ MILESTONE

Members of the Rotary Club of San Rafael donated $1,000 to Homeward Bound of Marin which was used to purchase new bikes, outdoor play equipment and games for the organization’s emergency family shelter in San…


ASSISTANCE FOR PEOPLE, ANIMALS

The Rotary Club of Novato donated $5,000 worth of food to the North Marin Community Services’ weekly food pantry, providing extra food for clients to make their Easter holiday special. The food will also help…


VOLUNTEERING, NEW DIRECTOR, DAY OF VISIBILITY

Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership is teaming up with Points of Light for the second annual Global Volunteer Month in April. CVNL is all about volunteering and shining a light on the people who…


FOOD, FASHION AND ART

Seniors and families in Homeward Bound of Marin programs enjoyed delicious chicken teriyaki dinners with homemade brownies prepared by Novato Chef Eric Lee on Feb. 24. The meals were sponsored by Giving Marin Founding Partner…


PROMOTING PEACE, RAISING SPIRITS

The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, U.S. Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs and the U.N. Development Program in Afghanistan have partnered to expand the Community-Based Agriculture and Rural Development program to…



ART, SPARKLE AND MUSIC LESSONS

Bay Area Creative Foundation will host a live virtual broadcast on March 31, 7 p.m., to recognize young artists. The Creative Youth Celebration will showcase the artistic talents of local high school students. As part…


HOLIDAY FUNDRAISERS, EVENTS

Guide Dogs for the Blind’s Virtual Holiday Celebration on Dec. 6 helped raise funds for its life-changing mission that empowers lives by creating exceptional partnerships between people who are visually impaired and highly qualified guide…


BIG DONATION, SAFE ADOPTIONS

The Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation announced a $25,000 grant to the Okizu Foundation, a Novato-based childhood cancer nonprofit whose Butte County kids’ camp was burned down in the Bear Fire in September. Suzie Randall,…