1212, 2017

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

December 12th, 2017|

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 plan has already been welcomed by Mayor Gary Phillips, who said, “Everyone will benefit.” The county’s leadership role, as a major source of governmental funding for Ritter, [...]

2711, 2017

Ritter Center’s Service Hub Is On The Move

November 27th, 2017|

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 who are chronically unhoused as well as families who are temporarily without homes because of difficult circumstances. We know that change is possible. For instance, collaborating agencies [...]

611, 2017

Thanksgiving Turkeys

November 6th, 2017|

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 our less fortunate neighbors during the holidays.   Donate Now

1610, 2017

2017 Family to Family Holiday Programs

October 16th, 2017|

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 [...]

3108, 2017

Back to School at Ritter Center

August 31st, 2017|

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 success since 2003!  

408, 2017

1st Annual Ritter Center Paella Picnic

August 4th, 2017|

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 OUR SPONSORS HOUSING BUILDER LEVEL   HEALTH GIVER LEVEL  Montecito Market Place                 TABLE SPONSORS Bobbe Rockoff Jeffrey Silberman Margaret Levine [...]

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