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1207, 2019

Ritter Center presents Women’s Day

July 12th, 2019|

DATE: Saturday, July 27th, 2019 TIME: From 10am-2pm WHERE: 16 Ritter Street, San Rafael, CA 94901 WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT: Women’s health check ups Food, drinks and music Free raffle drawings; many chances to win! Zumba classes Hair, makeup, manicure and facial stations Clothing giveaway Trans and gender diverse people please join us! WANT TO VOLUNTEER? We are also looking for community volunteers to help us with hair, makeup, manicure and facial stations. Please contact Alexis at [email protected] or 415.457.8182 x 230 [...]

807, 2019

2019 Back to School Program

July 8th, 2019|

  Are you ready for some summer homework? Each year, your contributions help make our Back to School program a great success. Our goal is to send over 160 children in San Rafael back to school with all the tools they need to succeed and thrive academically. How can you help? There are a few ways for you to support our Back to School program: The following is a list of school supplies that can be donated for our Back to School program. You can drop them [...]

1102, 2019

KQED NEWS – Homeless Myths

February 11th, 2019|

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 in four Bay Area counties, and in all of the counties that I've worked in, the belief is that if you create certain kinds of services, it [...]

502, 2019

2018 Holidays at Ritter Center

February 5th, 2019|

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 gift program provided household items to 49 seniors and toys to 102 kids from 47 families. Additionally, our Toy Store Program, open to all families in the [...]

611, 2018

2018 Thanksgiving Turkeys

November 6th, 2018|

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 our less fortunate neighbors during the holidays.   Donate Now

1210, 2018

2018 Family to Family Holiday Programs

October 12th, 2018|

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” one or more of these households By organizing a toy drive through your business, community group or place of worship By donating money or some of your [...]

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