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NONPROFITS PIVOT DURING SIP

Beyond Differences celebrated 10 years of inspiring students to end social isolation and make middle schools more welcoming for every student with its virtual gala, “Now More Than Ever,” on May 15. Approximately 200 guests  joined…


SUPPORT DURING COVID-19

The Rotary Club of Ignacio awarded $25,000 to North Marin Community Services to assist the local agency in its effort to feed and house those adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Marin County. The…


CREATIVE WAYS TO SUPPORT NONPROFITS

Autistry Studios staff have applied their creative talents to developing ways to engage online with its students, who face autism, Asperger’s or similar challenges. Beyond supporting students in their online courses at College of Marin,…


ELKS SUPPORT ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY

Responding to the COVID-19 crisis, San Rafael Elks Lodge 1108 volunteers and Elks National Foundation Grant funds are making a difference providing nutritious to-go meals to those most in need, cooked up in its San Rafael Lodge…


MASKS AND MOBILE CARE

Mt. Tam Quilt Guild members have responded to the urgent need for face masks during the COVID-19 health crisis. In March, Mt. Tam Quilt Guild delivered fabric masks to (above, top) Sara Fondriest, volunteer coordinator…


COVID-19 IMPACTS NONPROFITS

The SF-Marin Food Bank is still fully operational  during the COVID-19 health crisis and continues to distribute food to the most vulnerable people in the community.  The food bank is working with San Francisco and Marin school districts…


FUNDS AND VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

In this time of expanded need, Whistlestop is continuing and expanding its home delivered meals service and other vital programs. In order to rapidly meet the changing needs of Marin’s vulnerable populations, a new fund…


SERVICE, SONG, SUPPORT

The City of San Rafael presented the Richard P. O’Brien and Mary Ferrario O’Brien Citizen of the Year Award to the Dominican Sisters on March 2 in the City of San Rafael council chambers. Pictured…


MARIN CHARITABLE ISSUES GRANTS

Marin Charitable’s annual grant ceremony was held on Feb. 13 in Novato. The organization distributed $180,000 in grants to 54 agencies serving over 9,000 children in Marin. Pictured (above, left to right) are Kendra Pollack…


ALL ABOUT EDUCATION

The Rotary Club of Ignacio, Sunrise Rotary Club and the Rotary Club of Novato distributed new illustrated dictionaries to all third graders in Novato public schools in early February. Funds for purchasing the dictionaries came…