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24 02, 2017

A Happy Ending

February 24th, 2017|Comments Off on A Happy Ending

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our first friendraiser. It was great to see so many familiar faces and to have the opportunity to meet and talk to a lot of new people. I also want to thank our wonderful staff of volunteers, as well as the Lagunitas Brewing Company, the Wine Foundry, the [...]

22 12, 2016

2016 Holidays at Ritter Center

December 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on 2016 Holidays at Ritter Center

The end-of-year holiday season is a great time for us at Ritter Center. Not only do we get a chance to reflect on the work we have done throughout the past 12 months, but we get to help Marin donors play Santa Claus and provide holiday cheer to families and adults in need. And year [...]

28 11, 2016

Ritter Center Has a Brand New Look

November 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Ritter Center Has a Brand New Look

Ritter Center has gotten a BRAND NEW  LOOK – one that we think reflect the complexity of what we do each day – putting the pieces together for HEALTH, HOME and COMMUNITY to help people move forward to a better, more stable life. Ritter Center has offered help to those in crisis for over 30 [...]

14 11, 2016

2016 Family to Family Holiday Program

November 14th, 2016|Comments Off on 2016 Family to Family Holiday Program

Ritter Center needs your help to provide holiday cheer to low income families and individuals in our community! Since 1987, generous donors like yourself have been matched with families, seniors and adults with disabilities in Marin who  may otherwise go without during the holiday season. How can you help??? By signing up to confidentially “adopt” [...]

22 07, 2015

Home Sweet Home: A Struggle for Seniors on a Fixed Income

July 22nd, 2015|Comments Off on Home Sweet Home: A Struggle for Seniors on a Fixed Income

Meet Virginia, a Marin resident for the last 46 years. She is 91 years young and tries to remain as active and independent as possible. “I used to be a dressmaker, you know,” she said when I met her. These days, she keeps to her routine, going out for walks and getting supplemental food from [...]

1 06, 2015

The View from Ritter Street: Poverty in Marin is About Much More than Homelessness

June 1st, 2015|Comments Off on The View from Ritter Street: Poverty in Marin is About Much More than Homelessness

My name is Cia Byrnes. I am a family nurse practitioner and the Executive Director of the Ritter Center.  Anyone taking a quick glance while driving by our facility on Ritter Street will probably see at least a few homeless people and think of us as a homeless hub. And yes, Ritter Center does provide [...]