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Face to Face to Re-open SR Office June 2

We are thrilled to inform you that our Santa Rosa office will open on Tuesday, June 2! Our team has been working diligently to follow proper guidelines that will keep both our staff and clients safe. Please note the following guidelines that will be in place: Hours: Tuesday through Friday 9am-4:30pm Entrance through back parking lot only.(…)

United Way Pride United Grants Program Deadline is June 5

The inaugural United Way Pride United grants program is now accepting applications. Thanks to many generous supporters, Pride United has raised $32,000 to be granted to nonprofit organizations supporting LGBTQ+ individuals and families in Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, Humboldt, and Del Norte counties. Submit your grant proposal here by Friday, June 5, 2020

Help Food for Thought Feed Their Hundreds of Clients

Food For Thought’s GIVE IT UP online fundraiser ends June 7th and we are 75% of the way to our $22,000 fundraising goal! We need your help to reach our goal and raise critical funds lost due to the cancellation of the Sonoma County Human Race.  Please donate today! Your generous donation will ensure that our 850 clients receive the(…)

Sonoma County Pride Mourns the Loss of their President, JD Donovan.

It is with deep sorrow that we announce the unexpected passing of our President, JD Donovan. She passed on Thursday evening May 21, 2020 at home peacefully surrounded by loved ones. Her death was unrelated to the current health emergency. Having fought a battle with a serious illness, it finally took her from us. When(…)

SR to Start $600,000 Assistance Program to Help Renters during Pandemic

Santa Rosa plans to start an emergency rental assistance program in June expected to help an estimated 50 city households that have lost income during the ongoing pandemic, since county health officials in mid-March ordered all but essential businesses to close. More than $600,000 in federal funds would help a group of qualified low- and(…)

May Calendar of Events at Marin’s Spahr Center

Supporting Marin County LGBT Seniors The Spahr Center has an active Senior Program, and has formed a wonderful community of senior participants. Historically, we have offered two well-attended in-person Senior Discussion Groups, a monthly Mixer and quarterly luncheon. In response to Covid-19, we are now holding discussion groups twice a week over Zoom… Read the(…)

For Those in Need, Here is Where You Can Get From Meals and Groceries

If you’ve recently been laid off or are struggling to make ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic, we have compiled a list of local food banks and nonprofits in Sonoma County that are providing free meals and groceries. Santa Rosa City Schools Santa Rosa City Schools is offering a drive-thru meal service for students on(…)