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FUNDS FOR SCHOOL, HEALTH

San Rafael Elks Lodge 1108 donated $5,500 in October to Marin County schools to help purchase elementary school supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds came from a special Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant. The “Thank You”…


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…


MARIN CASA ADVOCATES FOR YOUTH

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…


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…


LOCAL ART, GLOBAL HEALTH

An exclusive offering of a limited edition print of a painting of Mimi Farina by her sister, folk legend Joan Baez, is available for a donation to benefit Bread & Roses Presents. The organization provides…


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;…