Giving Marin

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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…

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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…


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…


SERVICES HERE, ABROAD

Youth volunteers bring smiles to residents when they help with food deliveries at Homeward Bound of Marin.  Pictured (above, bottom) are students from St. Patrick’s School who have supported King Street Senior Housing in Larkspur…


WHISTLESTOP AND WILDCARE

Whistlestop volunteers have created and delivered more than 6,400 masks during the COVID-19 pandemic, but many more masks are needed. The volunteer team is continuing to make masks for staff and drivers, as Whistlestop creates…


SPARKLE AND SHINE

Sparkle Foundation Inc. holds an annual fundraising holiday gift drive. In addition, the Novato-based organization has been donating backpacks filled with school supplies to kids in need in Marin County and other Northern California cities…


FUNDRAISER, FOOD AND PHOTOS

The COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings have reshaped the annual Relay for Life into a drive-through Luminaria Ceremony on July 25, 9-10:30 p.m., at the Olive Elementary School parking lot, 629 Plum St., Novato. Relay…


NONPROFITS RALLY SUPPORT

In response to an act of public harassment against one of its transgender clients, The Spahr Center held a rally on June 25 in downtown Fairfax to call for justice and equality for Marin’s LGBTQ+…


GALA, GIVING, GRANT

Legal Aid of Marin held its virtual fundraiser, “Jam for Justice,” on  June 18, raising more than $130,000 for services that support the County’s most vulnerable residents. Since shelter in place orders started, Legal Aid…