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12 12, 2017

Marin IJ Editorial: Time for Ritter Center’s planned changes

2017-12-12T14:45:46+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Marin IJ Editorial: Time for Ritter Center’s planned changes

Ritter Center’s plan to relocate its main hub for homeless services out of downtown San Rafael answers a constant criticism it has garnered from the City Council. The council has not been shy about complaining about Ritter’s operations and for being a magnet that has attracted homeless to hang out downtown and surrounding neighborhoods. The [...]

27 11, 2017

Ritter Center’s Service Hub Is On The Move

2017-11-27T15:48:39+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Ritter Center’s Service Hub Is On The Move

Despite Marin County’s affluence and progressive culture, there continue to be hundreds of individuals and families who are unhoused. The issue of “homelessness” has not been an easy one to solve, but we should all be optimistic.Community leaders and organizations are working collectively — and hard — to find universal solutions that will aid individuals [...]

6 11, 2017

Thanksgiving Turkeys

2017-11-06T13:45:17+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Thanksgiving Turkeys

Ritter Center is collecting frozen turkeys through Monday, November 20th to distribute to less-fortunate Marin families for Thanksgiving. Turkeys can be dropped off at 16 Ritter St in San Rafael, Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm. If you don't have time to drop off a turkey, financial donations can also be made by clicking the link below. Please, help support [...]

16 10, 2017

2017 Family to Family Holiday Programs

2017-10-16T14:58:53+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Comments Off on 2017 Family to Family Holiday Programs

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” [...]

31 08, 2017

Back to School at Ritter Center

2017-08-31T10:08:28+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Back to School at Ritter Center

It was Back to School at Ritter Center on Thursday September 17th. 165 students from kindergarten to high school stopped by to pick up brand new backpacks and school supplies. And they are now ready to learn and thrive academically. As always, thanks to all the donors and volunteers who have made this program a [...]

4 08, 2017

1st Annual Ritter Center Paella Picnic

2017-08-29T14:31:13+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Comments Off on 1st Annual Ritter Center Paella Picnic

Join us for an afternoon of delicious food, wine and activities for the whole family at the first annual Ritter Center Paella Picnic! Sunday, September 17th 4:00PM - 7:00PM Pacheco Ranch Winery 235 Alameda Del Prado, Novato, CA Tickets $50 each Reserved Table $650 Children under 13 are free PURCHASE TICKETS NOW   THANKS TO [...]

10 07, 2017

2017 Back to School Program

2017-07-13T14:32:08+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Comments Off on 2017 Back to School Program

Are you ready to help school-aged children in Marin? It is time then for some summer homework. We would like to ask you to continue to show your appreciation for the work we do by supporting one of our most popular seasonal projects, our Back to School program. Each year, your contributions help make our Back [...]

24 02, 2017

A Happy Ending

2017-02-27T09:46:45+00:00 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

2016-12-22T09:38:26+00:00 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

2016-11-28T16:11:40+00:00 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 [...]