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MARIN NONPROFITS IN ACTION

The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito advances global ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research and education. . Volunteers at the Marine Mammal Center (above) release a California sea lion that was…


PERFORMING IN ROSS AND SAN FRANCISCO

More than 330 guests attended Huckleberry Youth Programs’ benefit performance of VOLTA by Cirque du Soleil on Dec. 5, under the Big Top at AT&T Park. Through the generosity of event sponsors and ticket purchasers,…


SHARING THE GIFT OF SONG

Marin-based Bread & Roses Presents presented 11 shows on Dec. 12, the most the organization has ever produced in one day! From morning until night, volunteers performed in facilities around the Bay Area, sharing joy…


GIVING MARIN GIVES BACK

Giving Marin held an End-of-Year Awards celebration at the Nugget Markets Demonstration Kitchen at College of Marin‘s Indian Valley Campus in Novato. Six Marin nonprofits each received a check for $10,000 to continue their extraordinary…


RAISING VOICES, INCREASING EQUITY

Youth Leadership Institute hosted the “Raise Your Voices” gala on Nov. 15 at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. Redwood Credit Union came out in force to show their support of youth. Pictured (above,…


CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC WELL BEING

The Canal Welcome Center commemorated its rebranding as the Multicultural Center of Marin  on Oct. 27. The new name and identity better reflect the organization’s work throughout Marin County, its leaders say. The organization works with…


SINGING, SANTA AND SEWING

Mayflower Chorus will present its annual holiday show, “Sounds of the Season,” Dec. 7, 8 p.m., and Dec. 8, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., at the Marin Center Showcase Theater, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. The…


ART AND FLOWERS AID NON-PROFIT FUNDING

Hospice by the Bay held its annual gala on Nov. 3 at The Seminary at Strawberry in Mill Valley. Approximately 420 guests celebrated the Pop Art movement made famous by Warhol, Lichtenstein and Oldenburg, while raising more than…


BENEFITS FOR BIKING, HIGHER ED

Trips for Kids Marin’s 30th anniversary gala took place at the Mill Valley Community Center on Oct. 19. More than 170 guests attended, raising more than $50,000. Venee McGee, a former Trips for Kids Marin…


MOUNTAIN PLAY, SUPER DIAMOND

The Mountain Play will present their annual fall fundraising gala on Nov. 10, starting at 5 p.m., at the Hoytt Theater at Osher Marin JCC in San Rafael. This year’s event is “Rock, Roll &…