Event

SANTAL SUPPORT, PUPPY PARTY

Tribe Rising India, a Marin-based nonprofit that supports education programs and school construction projects in India, held a virtual fundraiser on Sept. 17 that brought in more than $85,000 and counting. The organization delivered 177…


FUNDRAISER FOR FOSTER CARE

The mission of the Marin Foster Care Association is to achieve consistent, safe, quality care for the well being of all foster children by providing services and advocacy to foster and adoptive families, relative and non-relative caregivers. On…


YOUTH ACADEMY AND CLASSES

The 7th annual Youth for Justice Summer Academy  took place July 27 to Aug. 7. Due to COVID-19, the event was staged mostly virtually with 22 participants from the Canal neighborhood of San Rafael participating in daily sessions…


ANIMALS’ HEALING POWER

Pancake, a 13-year-old stray, came to Muttville Senior Dog Rescue looking for a new forever home. Dr. Cameron Garrett and Debra Garrett, a husband and wife dentist-dental hygienist team and owners of Corte Madera Family…


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…


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…