Giving Marin

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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…

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MARIN CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTES $174,000

Marin Charitable, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization established in 1961, held a ceremony at Unity in Marin in Novato on Jan. 24 to distribute a total of $174,000 to 53 local groups that support education and enrichment for Marin children who…


LEARNING, WORKING, CREATING

The spring semester of the Autistry Comprehensive Adult Program has begun. Students take academic and physical fitness classes at College of Marin. Pictured (above, left to right) are  Autistry students Christopher, Mark, Jacob, Riley, and…


SUPPORTING ART AND ANIMALS

Incavo Wine Bar owner Blake Jordan (left) and event director Bosil Kim hosted the annual Connected Arts Benefit at the Marin Masonic Lodge auditorium in San Rafael on Dec. 15. The event attracted more than 100 attendees…


CVNL HEART OF MARIN AWARDS

The 26th annual Heart of Marin Awards luncheon took place on Jan. 10 at the Marin Center Exhibit Hall in San Rafael. Non-profit leaders, organizations and volunteers were honored along with an award for corporate…


MARIN NONPROFITS IN ACTION

The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito advances global ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research and education. . Volunteers at the Marine Mammal Center (above) release a California sea lion that was…


PERFORMING IN ROSS AND SAN FRANCISCO

More than 330 guests attended Huckleberry Youth Programs’ benefit performance of VOLTA by Cirque du Soleil on Dec. 5, under the Big Top at AT&T Park. Through the generosity of event sponsors and ticket purchasers,…


SHARING THE GIFT OF SONG

Marin-based Bread & Roses Presents presented 11 shows on Dec. 12, the most the organization has ever produced in one day! From morning until night, volunteers performed in facilities around the Bay Area, sharing joy…


GIVING MARIN GIVES BACK

Giving Marin held an End-of-Year Awards celebration at the Nugget Markets Demonstration Kitchen at College of Marin‘s Indian Valley Campus in Novato. Six Marin nonprofits each received a check for $10,000 to continue their extraordinary…


RAISING VOICES, INCREASING EQUITY

Youth Leadership Institute hosted the “Raise Your Voices” gala on Nov. 15 at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. Redwood Credit Union came out in force to show their support of youth. Pictured (above,…