Giving Marin

Whistlestop

No Picture

HOLIDAY SHOPPING TO BENEFIT LOCAL NONPROFITS

Sudha’s Treasures 16th Annual Benefit Sale will run from Nov. 2-17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, at Corte Madera Town Center.  The sale includes a rare collection of jewelry, scarves and holiday gifts created by master craftspeople…


No Picture

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…


No Picture

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…


No Picture

WHISTLESTOP WELCOMES VOLUNTEERS

Whistlestop is currently looking for volunteers to be servers and cashiers at Jackson Cafe, brown bag pantry assistants, Meals on Wheels drivers, CarePool drivers, grocery shoppers and deliverers, bi-lingual computer teachers and watercolor teachers. To…


SCHOOLSRULE STEPS RIGHT UP!

The seventh annual SchoolsRule fundraising event was held July 1 at the Marin County Fairgrounds with almost 500 guests in attendance. The event is the primary fundraiser for SchoolsRule, a coalition of all Marin County public school foundations…


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…


WEEDING, DIGGING, PLANTING

Sanzuma is dedicated to increasing access to healthy food sources through programs that focus on reconnecting communities with their environment and supporting Marin County’s Title 1 schools. On Feb. 2, 40 volunteers, ages 15-75, from…


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…


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…