Giving Marin

Homeward Bound of Marin

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HOMEWARD BOUND OF MARIN

Homeward Bound of Marin seeks a team of two to three volunteers for a backyard cleanup at the Family Center, the main emergency shelter for families. To help families and individuals in transitioning into housing,…


SERVICES HERE, ABROAD

Youth volunteers bring smiles to residents when they help with food deliveries at Homeward Bound of Marin.  Pictured (above, bottom) are students from St. Patrick’s School who have supported King Street Senior Housing in Larkspur…


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…


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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…