Giving Marin

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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…

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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…


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…


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…


COMMUNITY COMES TOGETHER

Grateful Gatherings’ volunteers (above) came together on July 27 at St. Luke Presbyterian Church in San Rafael to accept, sort and box household donations for delivery to two Marin families who were in need of…


EXTRAFOOD: 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 paper and online along with exposure via…



ONE! SINGULAR SENSATION

Novato Theater Company is presenting “A Chorus Line” through September 30. The company  strives to present quality theater to Bay Area audiences and offer theatrical training and mentoring opportunities in a creative and supporting environment…


SINGING, VOLUNTEERING, BIKING

Singers Marin’s “Listen to the Music” concert on Aug. 19 ended with a standing ovation by the sell-out audience. The performance featured many of the greatest hits from the 1960s and ’70s including an audience sing…