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25 03, 2020

Ritter Center Update: Our Services & Hours of Operation

2020-03-25T12:21:14-07:00March 25th, 2020|Comments Off on Ritter Center Update: Our Services & Hours of Operation

These are challenging days for everyone. Ritter Center continues to be committed to providing primary healthcare and social services for those in need in our community. As an Essential Business defined by the local Shelter in Place directive, Ritter Center will be open on a limited schedule for essential services starting on Wednesday March 25th. [...]

18 03, 2020

Ritter Center Update

2020-03-23T17:29:24-07:00March 18th, 2020|Comments Off on Ritter Center Update

The Ritter Center campus and all face-to-face services will continue to remain closed through at least Tuesday, March 24th. We hope to be able to reopen the campus on a limited schedule for essential services on Wednesday March 25th. Our working plan is to provide preassembled pantry bags and some on-site clinical services between 10am-3pm [...]

17 03, 2020

Ritter Center – March 16th Update

2020-03-18T14:49:15-07:00March 17th, 2020|Comments Off on Ritter Center – March 16th Update

Due to the Shelter-In-Place directive by public health officials, Ritter Center is closed on Tuesday March 17th and Wednesday March 18th. We are taking this time to rework our service delivery as we plan to be there for those in need in our community. Please, check back later for further updates. Thanks for understanding and [...]

1 11, 2019

2019 Thanksgiving Turkeys

2019-11-01T11:36:14-07:00November 1st, 2019|Comments Off on 2019 Thanksgiving Turkeys

Ritter Center is collecting frozen turkeys through Monday, November 25th 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 [...]

1 11, 2019

3rd Annual Concert Solving Homelessness in Marin County

2019-11-01T11:33:56-07:00November 1st, 2019|Comments Off on 3rd Annual Concert Solving Homelessness in Marin County

Due to the tragic fires currently in Sonoma County, the Marin Civic Center has been activated as an evacuation center for families impacted by the Kincaid fire. The Marin Homeless Aid Concert scheduled for this Saturday, November 2, has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled for early next year. Our thoughts are with the families [...]

22 10, 2019

2019 Family to Family Holiday Programs

2019-10-22T13:15:36-07:00October 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on 2019 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” [...]

11 02, 2019

KQED NEWS – Homeless Myths

2019-02-11T17:12:36-08:00February 11th, 2019|Comments Off on KQED NEWS – Homeless Myths

Our Executive Director Mark Shotwell spoke to the KQED News team regarding Homeless Myths. Myth #1: They're not from around here Experts say this is one of the most common misconceptions about homelessness, and it is often paired with another idea, explained Mark Shotwell, executive director of the Ritter Center in Marin County. "I've worked [...]

5 02, 2019

2018 Holidays at Ritter Center

2019-02-07T15:34:46-08:00February 5th, 2019|Comments Off on 2018 Holidays at Ritter Center

The Holiday Season means a lot to us at Ritter Center. For the last 31 years, we get to play Santa Claus and provide holiday cheer to families and adults in need in our community. And year after year, thanks to your support, our programs are a huge success. This year our Family to Family [...]

6 11, 2018

2018 Thanksgiving Turkeys

2018-11-06T12:40:47-08:00November 6th, 2018|Comments Off on 2018 Thanksgiving Turkeys

Ritter Center is collecting frozen turkeys through Monday, November 19th 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 [...]

12 10, 2018

2018 Family to Family Holiday Programs

2018-10-12T13:22:28-07:00October 12th, 2018|Comments Off on 2018 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” [...]