Tag: fundraising

Shell/MEF Run for Education seeking design submissions

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The 17th Annual Shell/MEF Run for Education will be Sunday September 29, 2019. The 5k/10k Fun Run/Walk is a fundraising event that benefits all Martinez Unified School District Schools. The Martinez Education Foundation is seeking student designs for the T-shirts and ads used to promote this event. The design should be in color (4 color […]

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Kiwanis rummage sale approaches

Kiwanis rummage sale approaches

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

By JOHN STEVENS Contributor The Martinez Kiwanis Club performs public services and raises money for causes such as college scholarships and support of local nonprofits. The rummage sale is one of the projects that helps fund those. Sale items include clothing, furniture, household items, yard and garden equipment and more. The sale this year will […]

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50th annual Martinez Brickyard

50th annual Martinez Brickyard

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

A local tradition for the past 49 years, come join us Sunday, April 7, for the Martinez Brickyard Run. Unique “Brick” award for age group winners. Benefits Alhambra High School Cross Country program and the Martinez Recreation Department. Start Time – Check-In & Race Day Registration – starts at 7:00 a.m. 4 and 8 mile […]

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Land Trust seeks donations to preserve Painted Rock

Land Trust seeks donations to preserve Painted Rock

| March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

John Muir Land Trust is hoping to raise an additional $550,000 by May 31 to reach its $2 million goal to preserve 84 acres in Lamorinda called Painted Rock, and an event Thursday will welcome those who want to help make plans for a park there. The event, “Plan a Park for Painted Rock,” is […]

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Martinez St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser for children’s cancer research

Martinez St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser for children’s cancer research

| February 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

We ask all to join the Martinez community in a special event happening on Sunday, March 17th, 2019. Citrus Salon is hosting the 8th Annual St. Baldrick’s signature head shaving event. In the U.S, more children die of childhood cancer than any other disease-more than AIDS, asthma, cystic fibrosis, congenital anomalies, and diabetes combined. And […]

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Passion to the Streets stocking stuffing

Passion to the Streets stocking stuffing

| December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

By KEVIN MURRAY Special to the Gazette We had a great Passion to the Streets Stocking Stuffing event on Sunday, where a group of about 25 young women and parents from a Universal Fastpitch 16U team volunteered to stuff 100 stockings at Universal Sports Academy in Martinez. These stockings were all delivered to Christmas for Everyone, […]

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Volunteers, gifts, money still needed for ‘Christmas for Everyone’

Volunteers, gifts, money still needed for ‘Christmas for Everyone’

| December 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – An annual heartwarming event has a new place and some special requests for help this year. But Christmas for Everyone, the Christmas Day dinner and gift distribution party, is returning to welcome all guests for its 34th annual celebration. Founder and Director Mary Perez said she is delighted her party will take […]

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AAUW holiday fashion show fundraiser

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Pleasant Hill-Martinez Branch of the AAUW (American Association of University Women) in partnership with Macy’s is sponsoring “Remarkable You”, a Fashion Show Fundraiser on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The event starts at 1:00 PM at Macy’s in Walnut Creek located at 1301 Broadway Plaza. We will gather at the second floor Women’s Apparel section. […]

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Hospice Tree Of Lights to shine again Saturday

Hospice Tree Of Lights to shine again Saturday

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A large tree with branches that provide a canopy over both sides of Morello Avenue will sparkle at dusk Saturday with hundreds of white lights during the annual Hospice East Bay Tree of Lights ceremony. The Martinez oak that stands in the median of Morello Avenue is one of a dozen such […]

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Community starts fundraisers for AHS athlete injured in car crash at Marina

Community starts fundraisers for AHS athlete injured in car crash at Marina

| October 24, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A 16-year-old Alhambra High School athlete remains hospitalized after being seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash earlier this month near the Martinez Marina. Meanwhile, community members have started fundraising, not only to help the family with medical expenses but also so the boy’s father can spend time at home caring for his […]

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