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Community Partners

With each opportunity presented below, we either have an ongoing relationship with the agency or group offering the service (e.g., a long-time Mitzvah Day participant) or we have a congregant contact.  Be sure to also check out internal Rodef Sholom volunteer opportunities under Get Involved.

10,000 Degrees
10,000 Degrees trains and places volunteer tutors in Marin County K-12 classrooms with the greatest need. No previous experience needed- just 2 hours a week and a desire to help students reach their potential. For more information, click here  or contact Judy Kramer at jkramer@10000degrees.org

Ceres Community Project of Marin
Ceres Community Project of Marin provides and delivers healing meals prepared lovingly by local teens and adult mentors for people undergoing cancer treatment. You can learn more and find a complete listing of volunteer opportunities here, or you may contact Adult and Youth Volunteer Coordinator Susan Parnes directly.

ExtraFood.org
ExtraFood.org — a free, nonprofit food recovery program is looking for help at the Sunday Civic Center Farmers' Market to collect and sort donated produce, and then deliver it to 2 - 3 local nonprofits.  If you're interested in joining or forming a team, contact Kathy at 415.720.6318 or kathy@extrafood.org, and visit their website at www.extrafood.org.

Homeward Bound of Marin
Homeward Bound of Marin
is the primary provider of Marin County homeless shelters and services for homeless families and individuals in Marin, California.  To get involved, click here or email Andrea Rey at volunteer@hbofm.org.

Jewish Coalition for Literacy
Join the Jewish Coalition for Literacy as a volunteer reading tutor and make a difference in a child’s life.  Can You Read This? That means you can help a child who can’t.  In just one hour a week you can help an at-risk child learn to love reading.  Learn more and sign up here.

Marin Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program
Marin Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program is looking  for volunteers to work one-on-one with abused and neglected  children, many of whom are in the foster care system. CASA  volunteers advocate for "their" child by reporting to the judge  what they feel is in the child's best interests. To learn more, contact Martha Girard at 415-507-9016 or Martha@marinadvocates.org.

Marin Community Clinic Health Hub Food Distribution
Health Hubs are distributing food to 1000 Marin County residents per week. Volunteers needed at the San Rafael (Wednesdays) and Novato (Thursdays) campus from 11:30 - 3:30 pm.   For more information click here.  To volunteer email florenciaparada@marinclinics.org.

San Francisco-Marin Food Bank
San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is opening a number of pop-up pantries throughout San Francisco and Marin and they are are looking for volunteer assistance at these pantries. Many of the more than 275 community food pantries have had to close recently due to other COVID-19 challenges – reduced volunteers, loss of a location, or other concerns. Learn more and sign up here.

Seed Relief
Seed Relief is partnering with restaurants and local farms to feed community members affected by Covid-19. They aim to prepare and  deliver 200 free meals per week that are plant-based, locally-sourced, organic, and made from scratch. Click here to volunteer

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