9.23 – 39th Annual Chili Cook-off —
10.20 – Outdoor Movie Night – ww.sausalito.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/events/outdoor-movie-night
10.22 – Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – One Walk – Walk with the Sausalito Woman’s Club for a world without Type 1 Diabetes
9:30 am registration/11 am walk – www2.jdrf.org/goto/SWC
10.31 Halloween Sausalito – www.sausalito.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/events/halloween-sausalito
SWC VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
BAYSIDE/MLK VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAMS
- How you can help:
Donate (and receive a tax deduction)
- Blossom supports homeless women in the Bay Area by providing them with much needed sanitary products. To personalize this, they are asking for handwritten notes to accompany the products.
- You can help by picking up a card and write the message: “To one woman from another, we care. Be safe.” Your signature.
- Mail the card to: Tine Christensen, 25 Corinthian Court, #31, Tiburon, CA 94920
- For more information go to: blossom-project.org
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS
- The MLK Clubhouse needs volunteers to commit one hour during either afternoon homework time or to their literacy program.
- For more information about becoming a volunteer, contact:
- Nicole Harrington, Branch Director MLK Clubhouse – firstname.lastname@example.org or 415.342.4116
BRIDGE THE GAP
- Volunteers and Tutor/Mentors are needed to support the education of Marin City Youth. Opportunities are available in the after-school and evening programs.
- For more information and/or to volunteer, contact: Naiesha Luckey, Volunteer Coordinator – email@example.com, 415.339.9411 http://btgcollegeprep.org, click on Volunteers
The Canal Alliance works to help low-income, Spanish speaking immigrants acquire the tools they need to thrive. There are a variety of volunteer opportunities available.
CARSS (Call a Ride for Sausalito Seniors)
- Drivers needed to provides rides for seniors 60+ or those with disabilities within Sausalito.
- Contact: Connie Captanian, Program Coordinator 944.5474
CENTER FOR DOMESTIC PEACE
The Center for Domestic Peace leads a comprehensive effort to end domestic violence. As part of their work, they offer transitional housing to families in need. Some items from the“Wish List” includes (www.centerfordomesticepeace.org):
- New Bedding & Towels
- Large-size Shampoo & Conditioner
- Cleaning Supplies
- Vacuum Cleaners
- Infant/Toddler Car Seats
- New Clothing
- Gift Certificates for Safeway, United, Target, etc. for groceries
Contact: Marla Hedlund, Development & Community Relations Manager 526.2543 Mhedlund@c4dp.org
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOK STORE
Volunteers are needed to shelve books, kibitz with customers & do general organizational chores. They are open Monday, 9 – 5, Wed. & Sat., 10 – 1. Drop-ins welcome.
- Contact Libby Wilkinson 332.0206
MARIN CITY LIBRARY – WISH LIST DONATIONS
Contribute to the Marin City Library by donating from their “WISH LIST” below.
Contact Diana Lopez, Librarian 415.332.6158 or DLopez@marincounty.org
- Keva Maple Planks
50 plank set $29.95
- Lakeshore Community Block Play People
ttps://goo.gl/7WN3bxClear 10 Drawer Rolling Organizer by Recollections
Craft Cart $30
- United States Government Resource Box – Gr. 1-3
- United States Government Resource Box – Gr. 4-5
- U.S. Symbols & Landmarks Match-Ups
- Social Studies File Folder Games – K-Gr. 1
- Social Studies File Folder Games – Gr. 2-3
- Social Studies File Folder Games – Gr. 4-5
OPEN DOOR MINISTRIES
- Volunteer Assistant Meal Scheduler – Contact Emily Riddell, 415.289.0805 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Clothing Donations Welcomed – Contact Mickey Allison, 415.332.0201 email@example.com
Blankets, Quilts, Sleeping Bags, Bedding (flat & fitted & pillow cases), Bath Mats, Warm Jackets, Vests (fleece, down, polyester filled), Rain Gear (especially sailing quality), Warm Winter Items, Underwear (used but not over stretched) and Toiletries (shampoo, conditioner & lotions – travel size or partially filled larger bottles).
SAUSALITO HISTORICAL SOCIETY
- The Ice House Visitor Center & Museum hosts over 30,000 visitors annually. Volunteer docents are needed during peak hours in the Museum to welcome visitors and help them appreciate Sausalito history.
- To be trained as a volunteer, contact: 289.4117 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SAUSALITO HISTORICAL SOCIETY SCHOOLS’ PROGRAM
- Volunteer docents are needed to work with third grade students at Willow Creek and Bayside schools in exploring Sausalito’s history and what part the students play in it. Docents make classrooms presentations, reenact snippets of history and lead field trips. No teaching experience required and minimal training needed.
- Contact: Susan D. Frank @ 415.517.2035 or email@example.com or call SHS @ 415.289.4117
SAUSALITO SISTER CITIES
- Sausalito has three sister city relationships: Vina del Mar, Chile; Sakaide, Japan; and Cascais, Portugal. Activities of the sister city groups vary and they welcome volunteers and participants in their programs.
- Interested members can contact the following for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sakaide – E.V.Gilbreath – email@example.com
- Vina del Mar – Monica Finnegan – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cascais – Cheryl Popp – Cheryl@PoppInc.com
SAUSALITO TREES AND VIEWS COMMITTEE
- The Trees & Views Committee is seeking applicants to fill two vacancies. Committee members attend monthly meetings to primarily review tree removal & alteration permit applications and render advisory decisions of view claims.
- Contact: Katie Laufman 289.4106 email@example.com
- Sausalito Village is a “volunteer first” organization that provides services such as companionship, errands, pet care, etc. to members. Orientation provided.
- For more information: 332.3325 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Classroom volunteer; Tutoring/Mentoring; Cooking; Gardening; Reading; After School Clubs; Library, etc.
- Contact: Marin School Volunteers: 499.5896 www.mcsv.org
- Bayside/MLK – Fred Silverman – email@example.com
- Willow Creek – Doris Warden – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Feeding wildlife patients is a top priority at Wildcare. Recently, Wildcare’ lost a significant amount of animal food and supplies due to flooding from the rains. There are several ways to help them:
- Donate – www.wildcarebayarea.org
- Provide gift cards to Safeway, Costco and Nuts.com
- Donate heating pads without out auto shut-off.
- Donate Fleece or Flannel material (incl. sheets)
For more information, check out their website at www.wildcarebayarea.org
WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
Willow Creek Academy’s After School program wants to partner with SWC members to enrich the lives of the students aged 11-13. Come spend an afternoon (3-6 pm) with the students.
Contact: Paige Rosenthal, Program Director