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MarinMOCA And Extrafood Team Up To Raise Money For Food Delivery From Nancy Rehkopf, Executive Director ~ • (415) 637-9730

NOVATO, CA. ~ The Marin Museum of Con- temporary Art (Marin- MOCA) and ExtraFood are harness- ing the cre- ative power of

artists to

raise money to feed the needy in Ma- rin County. Masks are becoming required fa- cial gear, and Marin- MO CA ’ s member art- ists are mak- ing it fun. In the #Mask_ erpiece Challenge, they are creating artful masks, using well-known mas-

terpieces for inspiration, as well as contemporary

will contribute $5, for a to- tal of $5,000 to ExtraFood. ExtraFood is serving on the front lines of this crisis by rescu- ing food and delivering freshly-made meals to Marin’ s food-inse- cure popula- tion through over 100 lo- cal safety net partners. Says Ex- traFood Founder and CEO, Marv

art techniques. For every #Mask_erpiece which is posted on social media, a group of generous donors

Zauderer, “During this cri- sis, ExtraFood is quickly leveraging its nimble model to increase our re-


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Think of yourself as on the

threshold of unparalleled success.

We will Get Through this!!

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A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve!

Achieve! Andrew Carnegie

sponse to the needs of our community.” MarinMOCA’s Executive Director Nancy Rehkopf adds “Art can lift the spir- its, inspire the mind, and calm our fears. We are so pleased to unleash the creativity of MarinMOCA’s members to share their art- istry and help raise money for food delivery during this time of great need.”


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So, yes, these times are a waking up for human- kind, how we always have “been in this to- gether.” It’s time to sing an inclusive tune.

And how about in-

cluding appreciation for the ecosystem that is the human body? Med- itating, being mindful of lungs, heart, kidneys, hands, brains, legs and feet that carry me where I want to go… Is there any aspect or function of this gobsmacking ge- nius creation unworthy of admiration? And well wishing? Feeling grat- itude for our fabulous, mysterious instruments is a good daily practice. No longer to just be taken for granted. Could I treat my body like roy- alty, love her like a best friend? Today I’m wanting to

notice and marvel more, and entertain curiosity about all the things I use, enjoy, depend on. And about fellow humans, their labors of love or sacrifice that make our world go around. appreciate myself

And as

part of that --and you, Dear Reader, as I add to the prayers that “when this is over,” what will have been born through us will be more clearly the Dream we’ve al- ways had in our heart of hearts: for us all to mat- ter, to be recognized, and to be well. Sta Bene,

Shining DeLight, Marcia This is a moment in history where it is almost hard to catch your breath. ~ Hillary Clinton

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