Join the SWC Community Enhancement Committee in supporting the Global Book Exchange.
We are asking you to donate the following in good condition:
- The highest priority is children’s literature and informational books for kids.
- K-12 textbooks published after 2005
- Pre-K-12 library books: children/youth reading
- Early childhood picture books and readers
- Encyclopedia sets:
- World Book Encyclopedias (complete sets only) published after 2005
- Children’s encyclopedias (complete sets only) published after 2005. No other encyclopedias of any publisher, any year.
- Dictionaries; atlases published after 2000
There will be a collection box at the clubhouse throughout the month of April. If anyone needs assistance with moving books from their home, please contact Kathleen Maher at email@example.com for assistance.
BAYSIDE/MILK VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAMS
How you can help: Volunteer
Visual Arts – help in classes or after school – contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Music – Lessons or provide performance opportunity – contact: email@example.com
Theater & Dance – contact Arts Liaison, Ellen Franz with ideas – contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Donate (and receive a tax deduction)
Musical instruments – contact email@example.com
Art Supplies – contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Financial Gifts – contact: thecenterforexcellence.org or send it to The Center for Excellence – PO Box 643, Sausalito CA 94966
For ideas on how to donate, contact email@example.com
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.
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. They have a “Wish List” of needs that can be accessed from their site and lots of volunteer opportunities.
For more information, contact: centerfordomesticpeace.org
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
Bookends — fun-shaped or fun-colored ones.
- Mo Willems Elephant & Piggie Book Ends $31.99 per set (1 or 2 sets) Click here for product
- Demco Titan Strong Arm Steel Book Supports $9.99 each plain base. Bahama blue, spruce green, purple, pink, yellow, and orange Click here for product
Bookmarks — (Any kind of bookmarks are fine.) Here are some:
Miscellaneous – Felt in various colors, pony beads, crayons, wire cutters for jewelry making, pipe cleaners, kids scissors and glue sticks.
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: 415.289.4117 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.
There are a number of ways to volunteer at Wildcare. You can become a Terwilliger Nature Guide or be a Wildlife Hospital Volunteer to name a few.
For more information or if you choose to donate, check out their website at http://support.wildcarebayarea.org
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: www.blossom-project.org
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS
The “STAR Clubhouse” needs volunteers to help with homework, assist running programs, reading to members, playing games or organizing.
For more information about becoming a volunteer, contact:
Mike Frisina– email@example.com or 626.993.5985
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 415.944.5474
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 415.332.0206
OPEN DOOR MINISTRIES
Volunteers: Quarterly Friday Hot Meal – either the main dish, vegetable or salad
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 & pillowcases), Bath Mats, Warm Jackets, Vests (fleece, down, polyester filled), Rain Gear (especially sailing quality), Warm Winter Items, Underwear (used but not overstretched) and Toiletries (shampoo, conditioner & lotions – travel size or partially filled larger bottles).
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 VILLAGE Sausalito Village is a “volunteer first” organization that provides services such as companionship, errands, pet care, etc. to members. Orientation provided. For more information: 415.332.3325 or email@example.com
VOLUNTEER IN THE LOCAL SCHOOLS
Classroom volunteer; Tutoring/Mentoring; Cooking; Gardening; Reading; After School Clubs; Library, etc.
Contact: Judy Kramer, Academic Support Manager, 10,000 Degrees: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415.464.6068
Bayside/MLK – Fred Silverman – email@example.com
Willow Creek –Gracie West – firstname.lastname@example.org
WILLOW CREEK ACADEMY AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
Willow Creek Academy’s After School program wants volunteers to help students with their homework from 4-5 pm, Monday – Thursday. If you’re interested in doing gardening or art projects, the best time is from 5 – 6 pm, Monday – Thursday.
Contact: Emily Darawish – email@example.com or call 415.205.6481.