Giving Marin

Homeward Bound of Marin

NONPROFITS RALLY SUPPORT

In response to an act of public harassment against one of its transgender clients, The Spahr Center held a rally on June 25 in downtown Fairfax to call for justice and equality for Marin’s LGBTQ+…


GALA, GIVING, GRANT

Legal Aid of Marin held its virtual fundraiser, “Jam for Justice,” on  June 18, raising more than $130,000 for services that support the County’s most vulnerable residents. Since shelter in place orders started, Legal Aid…


CREATIVE WAYS TO SUPPORT NONPROFITS

Autistry Studios staff have applied their creative talents to developing ways to engage online with its students, who face autism, Asperger’s or similar challenges. Beyond supporting students in their online courses at College of Marin,…


MASKS AND MOBILE CARE

Mt. Tam Quilt Guild members have responded to the urgent need for face masks during the COVID-19 health crisis. In March, Mt. Tam Quilt Guild delivered fabric masks to (above, top) Sara Fondriest, volunteer coordinator…



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…


No Picture

GARDENING VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Homeward Bound of Marin needs volunteer groups to weed, plant and harvest in its gardens in its two gardens at New Beginnings Center in Novato.   Volunteer  groups of five or more people who can…


GIVING MARIN GRANTS $60K

The Giving Marin Community Partnership supports local nonprofits with free marketing opportunities throughout the year. At the end of 2019, Giving Marin, through an application process, chose six nonprofits to receive $10,000 each. The grant…


SHARING HOLIDAY CHEER

Homeward Bound of Marin partners with Eden Housing to run Fireside Apartments in Mill Valley. On Dec. 16, Fireside Apartments held a holiday party for residents, complete with gifts and a festive dinner provided by…


CVNL HEART OF MARIN AWARDS

The 26th annual Heart of Marin Awards luncheon took place on Jan. 10 at the Marin Center Exhibit Hall in San Rafael. Non-profit leaders, organizations and volunteers were honored along with an award for corporate…