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NMCS Students Celebrate the 4th with a
Red, White & Blue Fruit Pizza


We hope you enjoy celebrating America’s 245th birthday and reflecting on all our country has achieved and what we can achieve in the future, together.
 
4th of July Parade
NMCS is proud to be included in Novato’s online 4th of July celebration. Watch the virtual parade at 10 AM on July 4th.
 
Can't make the parade? Please Enjoy a Sneak Peek of Our 4th of July Videos
 
NMCS Hometown Hero Video honoring Cindy Stern and our Food Pantry Volunteers
 
NMCS Food Pantry Hero Video

This year’s parade theme is Hometown Heroes and NMCS has many heroes to celebrate, starting with YOU! We want to sincerely thank you for being a part of our caring community. Whether you support us financially, volunteer, help spread the word about our work, or just like to read our E-news, we appreciate you!
Novato’s Middle School and High School “Newcomer” Students Receive a Warm Welcome from NMCS

The Middle School and High School years can be tough to navigate, but teens new to America face exceptional challenges. NMCS is partnered with Novato Unified School District to provide support and services to these children through the Newcomer Group. Our bi-lingual, trauma-informed case managers note that many newcomer teens are incredibly hardworking, resilient and responsible beyond their years—some have jobs and help pay the rent and some are here without their parents or siblings.
 
The Newcomer Group offers a six-week social-emotional curriculum for all teen newcomers. Our case managers also meet with individuals throughout the year and connect teens to supports they (and their families) may need, such as our Novato Teen Clinic, mental health care, the Weekly Food Pantry, emergency rental assistance and more. Case managers may also connect teens to Marin’s Children and Family Services and Family & Children’s Law Center. Last year NMCS welcomed and supported 73 newcomer teens. Below is a quote from a grateful teen:
 
“Thank you for helping us learn more about the good and bad things and your online class is so much fun and thank you for the raffles and everything.”

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Get Vacinated and Help Spread the Word!


NMCS is working to reach 10,000 more unvaccinated people in Novato as quickly as possible. Check out our short Get Vaccinated Video here and feel free to share the video and help spread the word!
 

If you are eligible for a COVID vaccination and seeking a no cost clinic location, please click here.  
Don't Let Your NMCS Donor Membership Lapse
We Need You


Our fiscal year ended on June 30. Please help us use our resources efficiently and renew your giving today if you have not already donated this fiscal year. Please feel free to contact us if you are unsure of your status. Contact Stephanie Williams at 415-892-1643, ext. 261 or email swilliams@northmarincs.org.

Thank you for your partnership in our work to serve those in need, locally.

Our Mission - 
We empower youth, adults and families in our diverse community to achieve well-being, growth and success.


Our Vision -
A strong community with opportunities for all.
 

Our Clients & Services

We are a comprehensive human service nonprofit organization which provides educational, enrichment and support services to residents in North Marin, CA. Annually 8,380 youth, adults, seniors and families receive support, with an emphasis on serving those in need. People can access services through the initial door they came through, whether it be our weekly Food Pantry, Rental Assistance, Childcare, Counseling, Case Management or Promotores.  Learn more about our programs and services. Read our 2019-2020 Annual Report.
Red, White and Blue Fruit Pizza Recipe
 
Ingredients:
  • 1 package sugar cookie dough (16 oz)
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 pint strawberries
  • 1-2 cups blueberries
Instructions:
  • Heat your oven to 375 f
  • Roll out dough into a circle and transfer to baking sheet and bake for 12-14 minutes
  • Cool for at least one hour
  • Beat the cream cheese and sugar
  • Spread the cheese mixture on the dough
  • Top with fruit in flag formation
Enjoy!
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