Whistlestop

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…


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….