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Marin Villages is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization empowering older adults to remain active, connected and independent in the place they call home.

Through our network of volunteers and local villages we are bringing to life a great idea: vibrant local communities of members and volunteers, enriching each other’s lives, building new connections and making everyday life easier as we age.

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Marin Villages Annual Appeal
How else but through the generosity of an organization like the Gruber Family Foundation would Marin Villages have the opportunity to double its fund raising potential?

The Gruber Family Foundation has offered to match all funds, dollar for dollar, raised through this year's annual appeal - up to $10,000! Help us meet (and exceed) this goal so we can continue to provide personal, friendly assistance to older adults and organize the programs and activities to keep us all active, connected and independent!!

Please consider making a donation, by clicking here or mail a check to the office at: Marin Villages
4340 Redwood Hwy, Ste. F-142
San Rafael, CA 94903

Other ways of donating:
Selling appreciated assets (property, stocks, bonds, etc) to make a charitable gift to Marin Villages may enable you to reduce or even eliminate capital gain tax and claim an income tax deduction.

Those age 70.5 years and older can make gifts directly from their IRA, free of federal income tax without increasing adjusted gross income.

Contact your tax professional for specific advice. 

2018 Donors and Supporters

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Looking to buy some holiday gifts? 
Here are ways that your purchases can contribute to Marin Villages:

Boon Supply
Boon Supply was recently highlighted in the Marin Magazine for their innovative means of giving back to the community.  Essentially, Boon Supply will donate 50% of every purchase goes to Marin Villages. Click here to go directly to Marin Villages' page. For general information on Boon Supply, you can go to Boon Supply
 All you have to do is choose Marin Villages as the designee when you access the site.  

Sudha's Treasures Benefit Sale
We enjoyed a great turn-out at the Sudha Treasures Benefit Sale Opening Night Reception! Member, Carrie Schoenbach, performed numerousworks on her violin, while member/volunteer, Annemarie Clark, was instrumental in organizing and coordinating the store layout. A huge thank you to all the volunteers who have helped and are still working to make this a success!!

Amazon Smile
Marin Villages is taking advantage of two online shopping venues to supplement our fundraising efforts. If you are thinking of buying gifts (or anything) on Amazon, please consider using their “Amazon Smile” portal. Once there, choose Marin Village and we will get a small percentage of the value of your purchases.  

This Month's Village Activities
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Upcoming events


12/19/2018 - Ross Valley Village - Breakfast at Fairfax Fix Cafe
12/19/2018 - Mill Valley Village - Third Wednesday Trail Walk
12/19/2018 - Mill Valley Village - Men's Group at the Sweetwater
12/19/2018 - Twin Cities Village - Village Men's Group with Mill Valley Village
12/19/2018 - Twin Cities Village - 2nd Anniversary Party
12/19/2018 - San Rafael Village - Book Chat
12/19/2018 - Novato Village - Happy Hour at Hilltop 1892
12/20/2018 - San Rafael Village - Book Club
12/21/2018 - Mill Valley Village - Friday Hiking Group
12/21/2018 - Ross Valley Village - Handling Life's Ups and Downs
12/21/2018 - San Rafael Village - Steering Committee
12/24/2018 - Mill Valley Village - Monday Back Before Lunch Hike
12/24/2018 - Marin Villages - Office Closed
12/25/2018 - Marin Villages - Office Closed
12/25/2018 - San Rafael Village - Lunch Out!! - Cancelled
12/26/2018 - Mill Valley Village - First and Fourth Wednesday Walks
12/28/2018 - Mill Valley Village - Friday Hiking Group
12/28/2018 - San Rafael Village - Memoir Writing Group
12/31/2018 - Mill Valley Village - Monday Back Before Lunch Hike
12/31/2018 - Marin Villages - Office Closed
01/01/2019 - Marin Villages - Office Closed
01/02/2019 - Mill Valley Village - First and Fourth Wednesday Walks
01/02/2019 - Twin Cities Village - Village Men's Group with Mill Valley Village
01/02/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Men's Group at the Sweetwater
01/02/2019 - San Rafael Village - First Wednesday Coffee
01/04/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Friday Hiking Group
01/07/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Monday Back Before Lunch Hike
01/07/2019 - San Rafael Village - Death Cafe
01/07/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Steering Team Meeting
01/08/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Book Group
01/08/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Caregiving and Family - Challenges and Rewards
01/08/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Tuesday Knitting Group
01/09/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Coffee at the Sweetwater
01/11/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Friday Hiking Group
01/14/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Monday Back Before Lunch Hike
01/14/2019 - Ross Valley Village - Members' Coffee
01/15/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Tuesday Knitting Group
01/16/2019 - Ross Valley Village - Breakfast at Fairfax Fix Cafe
01/16/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Third Wednesday Trail Walk
01/16/2019 - Twin Cities Village - Village Men's Group with Mill Valley Village
01/16/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Men's Group at the Sweetwater
01/17/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Memoir Group
01/18/2019 - Mill Valley Village - Friday Hiking Group
 
 

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Are you Ready?
The devastation from the Camp Fire is only now being discovered, but one thing that many that we know is that you can never be "too" ready for a disaster. Seniors, in particular, seem to be especially hard hit.

There are steps you can take to prepare, so that if a major fire, earthquake or other emergency strikes, you know that you have done all you can to plan for it and the aftermath.

Ready Marin is Marin County's source for information on emergency preparedness, whether you are just starting or an experienced emergency volunteer.

Its mission is to provide guidance, training and resources to keep you and your family safe during an emergency, whether it requires you to evacuate or shelter in place. You will find information and links to resources, checklists, and training opportunities. Let's get prepared.

Click here for the link to their website and access to these valuable tools, plans and checklists. (or go to readymarin.org

Marin Villages - Faces of 90
The Faces of 90 video below highlights some of the amazing life stories of our community. 
 

 

 

Updated Marin Villages Website
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Marin Villages is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization • 415-457-4633 • email • 4340 Redwood Highway, Suite F-142 San Rafael, CA 94903