Changing lives since 1974, Homeward Bound of Marin is a safe place. A mission turned reality, Homeward Bound is a local non-profit paving the way to solve and prevent homelessness.
What started as a single family shelter, Homeward Bound of Marin now operates 15 residential programs to offer “safety, dignity, hope, and independence.”
Dedicated to ending homelessness, these programs reflect the realization that a shelter alone would not solve the issue at hand. In addition to providing housing, Homeward Bound of Marin offers unique job-training programs, serving low-income students as well as residents.
Fresh starts begin in the Culinary Academy— an award-winning program designed to prepare students for a job in the culinary industry. A 10-week intensive course immerses students in a hands-on environment where they learn not only kitchen skills along with life skills. In addition to food preparation, knife techniques, and recipe sizing, teamwork and conflict resolution are key.
Success is measured by the willingness to keep trying
Fresh Starts graduate Lilyette Gallegos is a shining example that success is achievable. Unsure whether or not she would graduate high school, a career in culinary arts was only a dream. With a helping hand from Homeward Bound’s Fresh Starts Culinary Academy, hard work, and dedication, Lilyette was awarded for “Best All-Around Skills” and is now a high school graduate.
Currently employed at the Sausalito Yacht Club, she is an advocate and role model for anyone interested in getting a fresh start.
For more success stories visit: http://bit.ly/HomewardBoundSuccessStories
With over 60,000 nights of shelter provided last year, 343 beds offered in supportive housing, 72 students enrolled in culinary training, and $2.7 million saved through avoidable hospital stays, it is proven that Homeward Bound’s mix of “training, housing, and hope” goes a long way.
Whether it’s through volunteering or donating, community members have been partners to make ending homelessness a reality for many.
Join us for a special event July 27th: Stefano Masanti & V. Sattui Winery Offer Midsummer Menu
V.Sattui Winery, in partnership with Michelin-starred chef Stefano Masanti, is joining forces to support the shelter, housing, and training programs at Homeward Bound of Marin. Inspired by their strong Italian roots, V.Sattui and Chef Masanti have created a Midsummer pairing menu, featuring the traditional flavors of Italy.
Menu: Chicken & Mushroom Ravioli | Beef Cheek with Mustard, Potato & Truffle Purée | Grandfather’s Vanilla Gelato with V. Sattui Madeira Zabaglione & Raspberries
Wines: Optional V. Sattui wine pairing or V. Sattui wines by the glass for an additional cost.
$60 per person – included a cooking demonstration, dinner. Proceeds support the shelter, housing and training programs at Homeward Bound of Marin.
Tickets available here.
Celebrate summer Italian-style with V.Sattui Winery & Chef Stefano Masanti!