Giving Marin

Whistlestop

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…


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WHISTLESTOP VOLUNTEER ESL TEACHERS NEEDED

Whistlestop is looking for volunteers to provide class assistance to ESL instructors who are helping older adults learn English. Assistants do not need to speak another language or have teaching credentials. Classes are every Monday…


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DELIVER MEALS TO HOMEBOUND SENIORS

Volunteers are needed to deliver nutritious meals to homebound seniors in Marin on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. Volunteers must be at least 21, have a driver’s license and undergo a background check. For information about…


MUSIC FOR MARIN NONPROFITS

The annual Whistlestock concert on Sept. 29 at Marin Center’s Fair Island in San Rafael featured the music of Elvin Bishop and Tommy Castro. The event was attended by approximately 400 people and raised $200,000 for…


BENEFIT EVENTS, STEM FAIR

The Marin Foster Care Association hosted their first annual Blues & Brews Marin at a private home in Mill Valley on Oct. 6. The event, which raised nearly $25,000, benefitted Marin’s nearly 100 foster children…


STEPPING OUT WITH TO CELEBRATE LIFE

  To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation presents its annual Stepping Out To Celebrate Life gala fundraiser and fashion show on Sept. 29, starting at 5:30 p.m., at the Marin Center Exhibit Hall, 10 Ave…


FLORAL FLING AND WHISTLESCHTICK

Marin Charitable’s annual “Floral Fling” was held at the Marin Country Club in Novato on March 13, raising more than $70,000 for at-risk youth in Marin. Jane Hartman, co-president of Marin Charitable and co-chair of…


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….