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5 Amazing Volunteer Organizations In San Anselmo-Fairfax (Patch)

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Looking for ways to give back in your community? Start here!

Giving back is rewarding and helps build stronger, more connected communities. (Shutterstock)

 

Volunteering is a wonderful way to give back and get involved in your community. Fortunately for folks in the San Anselmo-Fairfax area, there’s no shortage of organizations nearby that would love to have your help.

Here are five outstanding volunteer organizations in the San Anselmo-Fairfax area.

1. Access4Bikes: Dedicated to maintaining access to mountain biking trails in Marin County, Access4Bikes hosts regular volunteer events to build and improve bike trails. This organization also empowers its members to advocate for mountain biking with local officials. Volunteers with Access4Bikes can assist with events, trail maintenance, community outreach and more. Learn more at Access4Bikes.com.

2. Community Action Marin: This organization seeks to remove barriers in order to empower community members to be able to support themselves. Community Action Marin offers services for children and families, such as assistance with rent, utilities and food. Learn more at camarin.org.

3. Friends of the Fairfax Library: Providing support to public libraries in Fairfax, this volunteer organization encourages literacy by promoting the library’s programs, events and materials. The Friends of the Fairfax Library provides funding for many of the library’s programs, and they hold meetings on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Learn more at marinlibraryfriends.org.

4. Fairfax Area Agency on Aging: With several ways to get involved, this organization seeks to connect older adults with services to support their independence. Volunteers are currently needed to help with shopping or driving to doctor’s appointments. There is also a need for volunteers who can volunteer in group settings. Learn more at fairfaxcounty.gov.

5. Volunteer Fairfax: Aiming to connect people with meaningful volunteer opportunities, Volunteer Fairfax maintains a broad network of nonprofit organizations to make it easier for volunteers to support causes they care about. Volunteer Fairfax also hosts regular events where prospective volunteers can meet with representatives from different organizations. Learn more at www.volunteerfairfax.org.

Do you know of another volunteer organization in San Anselmo-Fairfax that should be recognized? Let us know about it in the comments!

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