Giving Marin

Beyond Differences

NONPROFITS PIVOT DURING SIP

Beyond Differences celebrated 10 years of inspiring students to end social isolation and make middle schools more welcoming for every student with its virtual gala, “Now More Than Ever,” on May 15. Approximately 200 guests  joined…


MARIN CHARITABLE ISSUES GRANTS

Marin Charitable’s annual grant ceremony was held on Feb. 13 in Novato. The organization distributed $180,000 in grants to 54 agencies serving over 9,000 children in Marin. Pictured (above, left to right) are Kendra Pollack…


CELEBRATING IN STYLE

To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation presented its 24th Annual Stepping Out To Celebrate Life gala, La Vie En Rose, on Sept. 28, at Marin Center Exhibit Hall, San Rafael. The sold-out event with 600…


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BEYOND DIFFERENCES

Know Your Classmates is an initiative of Beyond Differences’ aimed at combating hateful language, anxiety and fear of differences among middle school students. The event will take place on Oct. 25. Beyond Differences has developed…


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BEYOND DIFFERENCES’ SCHOOL INCLUSION EVENT

Know Your Classmates on Oct. 25 is an initiative of Beyond Differences aimed at combating hateful language, anxiety and fear of differences among middle school students. Beyond Differences has developed a curriculum and activity kits…


NO ONE EATS ALONE DAY

More than a million students in all 50 states, at 2,300 schools, including 15 schools in Marin, celebrated National No One Eats Alone Day on Feb. 15. The program was created by Marin nonprofit Beyond…


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…


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SPINNING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Beyond Differences and SoulCycle MRIN are hosting a summer spin benefit in support of Beyond Differences on Aug. 19, 1-2:30 p.m., at the SoulCycle Studio at the Marin Country Mart in Larkspur. The cost is…


AUTISTRY STUDIOS, CALL IT OUT DAY

On Saturday, April 28th Autistry Studios hosted their 6th Scientists & Artists Party in San Rafael. The featured presenters were (from left) Ken Pontac, tv writer/producer; Anthony Shafer, creative director and technologist at Nomadic VR; Autistry CEO/co-founder…


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BEYOND DIFFERENCES SPEAKEASY

Enjoy drinks, dinner, dancing, and a silent and live auction at the Speakeasy to benefit Beyond Differences on April 28 at Bimbo’s 365 Club in San Francisco. Beyond Differences’ mission is to  inspire students at…