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YOUNG WOMEN MAKE AN IMPACT

Teen mental health is a priority for Madie Baldwin and more than 100 people  who joined hands to raise $2,175 to support North Marin Community Services teen mental health counseling. Through Madie’s Novato High School…


HELPING MARIN SENIORS, YOUTH

HELPING SENIORS: Whistlestop in San Rafael needs  volunteer  CarePool drivers, Jackson Cafe servers and cashiers, office help, and Meals on Wheels drivers. Find out about the next volunteer fair at whistlestop.org or call (415) 456-9067….


OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT, EDUCATION

MOUNTAIN PLAY GALA: Mountain Play Association held its annual fundraising gala, ”Thank You for the Music,” to benefit the 2018 production of “Mamma Mia!” The highlight of the November gathering was a Broadway revue featuring…


NONPROFITS AIM TO REDUCE HATE, HOMELESSNESS

NOT IN OUR TOWN: More than 300 community members, civic leaders and students gathered at the College of Marin’s Kentfield campus Feb. 13 for two film screenings of “Light in the Darkness” and community discussions…


VALENTINE’S BALL AND BEYOND DIFFERENCES

The 22nd annual Marin Valentine’s Ball was held Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Marin Civic Center Hall. Marin Valentine’s Ball raises awareness and funds for organizations serving the most vulnerable members of the community. Longstanding beneficiaries include the…


GIVING MARIN FOUNDERS DINNER

Giving Marin is a new initiative that partners some of the North Bay’s most community-minded businesses and institutions with local nonprofits. With the support of the Marin Community Foundation, Kaiser Permanente, College of Marin, Redwood…


MARIN YOUTH CREATING CHANGE

Beyond Differences is a student-led organization focused on ending social isolation. Their most popular program is No One Eats Alone Day which teaches everyone how to make friends at lunch, often the most difficult part of…


MARIN CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTES $166,000

Marin Charitable, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization established in 1961, held a ceremony at Unity in Marin in Novato on Friday to distribute a total of $166,000 to 58 local groups that support education and enrichment…


NONPROFITS AID IN FIRE RELIEF, FOOD COLLECTION

FIRE RELIEF DONATION: Marin Center for Independent Living’s executive team ( Eli Gelardin, Kathleen Woodcock and Susan Malardino) presented a $20,000 check to state Sen. Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg)  on Jan. 5 in support of fire relief victims…


CVNL 25th HEART OF MARIN AWARDS

On January 11th , nearly 700 nonprofit leaders, volunteers, elected officials, and business members filled the Marin Center to celebrate Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership’s (CVNL) 25th Annual Heart of Marin Awards. With support…