Community Enhancement

 

Community Events

The Giving Tree

Support our local public schools by donating to our annual Giving Tree.  The proceeds go to the teachers in support of the classroom.  Donations will be accepted through December.

 

To make your donation, please contact:

Laurie Tandy – laurietandy@att.net or

Susan D. Frank – sdf4500@gmail.com

Volunteer Opportunities

BAYSIDE/MILK VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAMS

How you can help: Volunteer

Visual Arts – help in classes or after school – contact:  efranz@smcsd.org

Music  – Lessons or provide performance opportunity – contact:  jnewton@smcsd.org

Theater & Dance – contact Arts Liaison, Ellen Franz with ideas – contact:  efranz@smcsd.org

 

Donate (and receive a tax deduction)

Musical instruments – contact jnewton@smcsd.org

Art Supplies – contact:  efranz@smcsd.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 killeyb@yahoo.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.

For more information and/or to volunteer, contact: Pam Flores pamflores@btgcollegeprep.org
415.339.9411 http://btgcollegeprep.org, click on Volunteers

 

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.

  1. Mo Willems Elephant & Piggie Book Ends $31.99 per set (1 or 2 sets) Click here for product
  2. 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:

  1. Children’s Bookmark
  2. Educational Bookmark

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 info@sausalitohistoricalsociety.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 @ sdf4500@gmail.com or Jerry Edward Taylor @ jerryedwardtaylor@gmail.com or call SHS @ 415.289.4117

WILDCARE

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 PROJECT

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– mfrisina@mpbgc.org  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

infocarrs4you@gmail.com

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  emily.riddell@att.net

Clothing Donations Welcomed – Contact Mickey Allison, 415.332.0201  mickeyallison@sbcglobal.net

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: ino@sausalitosistercities.org

Sakaide – E.V.Gilbreath – egilbreath@comcast.net

Vina del Mar – Monica Finnegan – mfinnegan@urbanrealestateadvisors.com

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 concierge@sausalitovillage.org

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:  jkramer@10000degrees.org or call 415.464.6068

Bayside/MLK – Fred Silverman – fredsilv@comcast.net

Willow Creek –Gracie West – graciewest@gmail.com

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 – edarawish@willowcreekacademy.org or call 415.205.6481.