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MARIN CHARITABLE FUNDRAISER

Marin Charitable, an all-volunteer organization established in 1961, held a fundraising event at Sweetwater Music Hall on Jan. 10 that raised more than $100,000 for local groups that offer critical support, education and enrichment for…


YOUTH ACTIVITIES AND ACTIVISM

On January 9, students, teachers, school principals and families from all over Marin gathered in Whistlestop’s Jackson Café to recognize the finalists of Whistlestop’s 2019 Holiday Card Contest. Elementary school students in grades K-5 were…


GIVING MARIN GRANTS $60K

The Giving Marin Community Partnership supports local nonprofits with free marketing opportunities throughout the year. At the end of 2019, Giving Marin, through an application process, chose six nonprofits to receive $10,000 each. The grant…


RECOGNIZING EXCELLENCE IN THE NONPROFIT WORLD

The Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) presented its 27th Annual Heart of Marin Awards on Jan. 9 at a luncheon at the Marin Center Exhibit Hall in San Rafael.  600 community leaders, volunteers,…


VOLUNTEER TO HELP WILDLIFE

More than 400 volunteers help WildCare staff programs at its San Rafael center throughout the year. Volunteer opportunities include helping in the wildlife hospital, becoming a nature guide and assisting with educational programs. Volunteers also…


SHARING HOLIDAY CHEER

Homeward Bound of Marin partners with Eden Housing to run Fireside Apartments in Mill Valley. On Dec. 16, Fireside Apartments held a holiday party for residents, complete with gifts and a festive dinner provided by…


RIBBON CUTTING AND FUNDRAISER

Becoming Independent, a nonprofit that helps adults with disabilities live meaningful independent  lives, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by an open house on Dec. 5 at its new location in at 777 Grand Ave., San…


BUILDING SCHOLARS AND SKILLS

Next Generation Scholars celebrated the appointment of their new Executive Director Janeen Mendoza Cruz at Mill Valley Community Center on Nov. 14. Pictured above are Mendoza Cruz (center) joined by several alumni of Next Generation Scholars…


MARIN COMMUNITY CLINICS: 2018 GIVING MARIN GRANTEE

The 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…


MULTICULTURAL CENTER OF MARIN

The Multicultural Center of Marin hosted its second annual CommUnity Gala on Oct. 5 at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center. The event supports the work of the organization and celebrates the many cultures that…