Marinterviews!

A non-profit video podcast showcasing people & other non-profits making a difference in Marin County!

WHO

Sandra Riley Grimshaw: Host/Producer of Marinterviews. Co-founded TRUCE in 2010, a non-profit program promoting being kind online. Her previous TV host experience, media profession and boundless curiosity will guide our interviews.

Mary O’Mara: Executive Director of MarinLink and Director of MarinArts. Mary has worked in the nonprofit space for 20 years supporting startup nonprofits and the Arts.

Trevor Henley/DTI Studios: Photo & Video professional and inspirational activist. Trevor is well-versed with all media resources.

Questions? Comments? Please contact [email protected]

Marinterviews Videos

2024 Season
Episode #4:Postpartum Support Center
with Ivana Jagodic Meholick

Postpartum Support Center provides direct peer support for mothers, parents and families in need to promote awareness and prevention of Perinatal Mental Health Disorders.

Donations go towards Diaper bank, other critical supplies, and counseling.

postpartumsc.org
2/21/24

* This Marinterviews episode was made possible by the generous sponsorship of Prandi Property Management & Melissa Prandi Children Foundation.

2024 Season
Episode #3: SpeakSAFE

with Marlene Capra

SpeakSAFE’s mission is to save our young adults from exploitation and victimization. Donations support training programs and education to gain knowledge on the signs and behaviors of exploitation and how to seek help.

speaksafe.org
2/21/24

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2024 Season
Episode #2: Friends of China Camp
with Martin Lowenstein

Friends of China Camp is committed to keeping China Camp open and thriving for our community.  Donations support educational, environmental, and recreational programs.

friendsofchinacamp.org
2/15/24

2024 Season
Episode #1: Melissa Prandi Children Foundation

with Melissa Prandi

Melissa Prandi Children Foundation empowers impoverished communities in Uganda with educational opportunities, vocational training, and donations of food and crucial supplies. Donations support student sponsorships: recent graduates include degrees in Biotech, Community Medicine and Finance.

mpchildrenfoundation.org
2/1/24

The Book Exchange

“There is no friend as loyal as a book” – Ernest Hemingway.
Marinterviews is proud to remind you of The Book Exchange Marin: a non-profit expertly run by devoted volunteers who promote child literacy by providing books to children from under-resourced communities. Might you have gently used books: please contact them directly.
bookexchangemarin.org

2023

Silverwork Studios | Instagram LIVE Marinterviews
with Kelly Konis, Co-Founder

Silverwork Studios is a jewelry workshop studio in San Rafael. Create a piece of jewelry that is uniquely yours in a guided studio session. Also, donation drop off for Rejeweled. Silverwork Studios takes jewelry you don’t want any more to be repurposed and reused to help support the arts.
silverworkstudios.com

Instagram LIVE Marinterviews
2/28/2024

Episode #18: To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation
with Shari Dagg, Board of Directors,  President

No one should face breast cancer alone. TM

To support people facing breast cancer by funding direct and emergency services. We raise money and give it away to Bay Area nonprofits.
tocelebratelife.org

11/15/22

Episode #17: Spectrum Surf Camps
with Natalie Faith Pepper

Offering one-week surf camps for kids and adults with special needs.
spectrumsurfcamp.org

11/15/22

Episode #16: Marin School of the Arts at Novato High
with Michelle Cortez, Director (via Zoom)

Award winning immersive arts program offering Dance, Theater, Film & Video, Jazz and Rock band and more. 20th Anniversary celebration in April 2023.
marinschoolofthearts.org

11/15/22

Episode #15: Shifting Gears
with Charles Goodman

Car rallies to support non-profits
shiftinggearsusa.com

AND:

CAPP Program (Car Appreciation and Preservation Program)
shiftinggearsusa.com/capp

11/15/22

Episode #14: Ceres Community Project 
with Deborah Ramelli

Ceres Community Project has prepared home-delivered meals to people who are too sick to shop or cook for themselves. Our delicious meals are made from scratch by our Teen Chefs with guidance from our professional staff members.
ceresproject.org

11/8/22

Episode #13: First Responder Therapy Dogs, Inc.
with Heidi Carman, Executive Director

Dogs travel to first responders to sit, stay and receive hugs. Started in San Rafael just before the pandemic, now in most states!
[email protected]
FirstResponderTherapyDogs.org

11/8/22

Episode #12: MC Arts Gallery
with Oshalla Dee

Connecting artists, educators and the community through gallery exhibits and events.
mcartsandculture.com

11/8/22

Episode #11: Harbor Point Charitable Foundation
with Ray Kaliski

Provides financial support by sponsoring events and awarding grants to non profits.
hpcfgiving.org

11/1/22

Episode #10: Marin Shakespeare Company
with Lesley Currier (Via Zoom)

Providing cultural engagement, education and social judgment: inspired by Shakespeare.
marinshakespeare.org

10/22/22

Episode #9: Michael Pritchard

Michael Pritchard talking about community, unity, and connected.

Michael Pritchard is a nationally acclaimed keynote speaker praised by the Wall Street Journal, CNN, and Time for his ability to use humor to inspire

10/22/22

Episode #8: SHINE
with Rosina Caleca

Community outreach offering support to at risk teens.

9/27/22

Episode #7: Prancing Ponies Foundation
with Chanterria McGilbra

Creating Women Leaders One Girls at a Time.

Providing low-income women the ability to attend career conferences and gain leadership skills. PPF also raises awareness with their participation as the only All Women’s team in car shows.
prancingponies.org

9/20/22

Episode #6: Desire to Inspire Studios Foundation
with Trevor Henley

Telling the stories of people helping people through amazing visuals of photography and videography.
desiretoinspirestudios.com 

9/22

Episode #5: ApParent Love 
with Barbara Sabido

We love who you are.

Providing a parent’s love to the LGBTQ community through casual events and gatherings.
apparentlove.org

2/15/22

Episode #4: Gifted Guitar
with Greg Maloney

Changing lives one guitar at a time.

Gifts classical guitars to talented and often underserved individuals.
giftedguitar.org

3/8/22

Episode #3: Drawbridge
with Tracy Bays Boothe (via Zoom)

Connecting children with creativity and community with free art programs.
drawbridge.org

2/15/22

Episode #2: Harmonic Humanity
with AJ Lovewins

Creating jobs and counseling to marginalized people, often through music.
harmonichumanity.org

2/15/22

Episode #1: Youth Poster Contest
with Bruce Burtch

A creative project for Marin County students.

2/22