Thanks to your support, ForWords students continue to explore their creativity and literacy skills, even during these uncertain times, In addition to our immediate response to the pandemic, transitioning to virtual instruction just one week following the shelter in place, we continue to respond to COVID-19 by ensuring each of our students and their families, have access to basic needs,

Please consider making a donation today to ensure Marin’s low-income middle and high school students are afforded a confident start to the new school year – whether on campus or online. We can’t control everything around us, but we can, with your support, give our students what they need to put their best foot forward on the first day of school.

Looking to invest your upcoming stimulus check back into your community? Consider ForWords!

All donations are tax-deductible, and a tax receipt will be emailed to you automatically following your online donation.
Our Tax ID #46-3333037

How Your Donations Support ForWords


will provide software for 5 students


will pay for additional 1:1 instruction


will pay for the publication of 10 books of essays and poetry


will pay for one computer


will pay for one year’s instruction for one student


will help build our writing/literacy center


will pay for one year of a digital arts teacher


will pay for an entire year of University of California Bay Area Writing Project teacher/consultant services



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Donate by Check: send your check to ForWords, 361 Third St., Suite I, San Rafael, CA 94901



If you would like to volunteer with ForWords, please contact us:

Gail Siegel