Energetic group ready to DO!
It’s hard to describe all the feelings you get at the Day of Giving. Electric charge, positivity, sense of purpose, excitement, goosebumps, even some tears (gratitude, vulnerability, concern for others)….all the good stuff that we crave in connecting to others and meaningful causes. All this before 9am […]
Community Heroes ROCKED Socktober! Three of our participating schools (Vallecito, Dixie and Sun Valley Elementary) delivered 2,500 pairs of socks to Downtown Streets Team at their weekly team meeting, their largest sock donation EVER!
They also heard updates from the team members (new job, new apartment, etc.) and got a sense of the strong community among team […]
Angkor Wat temple complex–Summer 2018
Travel has always been a huge and beloved priority in my life. I got that gene running strong from my dad, who at 81 and along with my brother and cousin, recently returned from an exciting and rugged safari trip to Kenya and Tanzania to witness the incredible […]
Our 5th Annual Day of Giving on March 5 went down in Community Heroes history books as another grand success! What felt the same as in years past? The electric charge in the air, the sense of purpose, the infectious excitement as the community joined together to serve was as awesome, wholesome and fun as ever.
Now well into my 6th year of facilitating Community Heroes, I’m struck by how quickly our very capable elementary students grow into even more capable middle and high school students. I’ve been so inspired by Parkland, Florida, student Emma Gonzalez and how she and her peers are grabbing the helm of leadership and shaking things up for the real and […]
By Atashi Chakravarty
Like many of us in Marin, I woke up in the middle of the night on Sunday, Oct. 8 to the intense smell of smoke and fire coming from the North Bay wildfires. For me, the smell brought on a flood of memories — I suffered third-degree burns on more than 50 percent of my body as a […]
What happens when you bring together more than 300 kids and parents from 14 school communities on a Sunday morning to do random acts of kindness, create care kits for the homeless, make superhero capes for sick kids, beautify local parks and much, much more? MAGIC, I tell you, just pure MAGIC! […]
Our Community Heroes “Rouse the Spirit” benefit on Tuesday, Feb. 7, was a rousing success!
One hundred fifty adults and kids came together at the Tamalpais Valley Community Center in Mill Valley, Calif., to be lifted and shifted by the power of kindness, compassion and action.
The evening began with the crowd captivated […]
Witness the impact of Community Heroes through heartfelt stories shared by kids and parents who are part of this life-changing, school-based program started in Marin County. We will also feature the Mill Valley premiere of "Love At Second Sight," an award-winning educational video that transforms attitudes and encourages students to accept themselves and others (featuring inspirational humorist David Roche and his wife Marlena Blavin).