Donate Now: 2018 Mid-Year Fundraising Drive

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O’Hanlon Center also accepts cash, checks, and credit cards by mail, phone or in person in the office. Stop by or send a check, payable to O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, to 616 Throckmorton Ave. Mill Valley, CA 94941.

Other easy ways to give:


Mention number 7078 at Mill Valley Market’s register and 2% of your sales will be donated to OHCA!

escrip_logo_1O’Hanlon Center has also enrolled in, an online resource for fundraising where participating businesses contribute a percentage of your grocery loyalty cards, credit card, and debit/ATM card purchases back to OHCA. Visit their family of merchants for a complete list of businesses in the program.

Here’s how it works:

You register any one or all of your existing grocery loyalty, debit and credit cards for use in the program. Participating merchants will make contributions to OHCA based on purchases made by you, just by using the cards you have registered. Your purchases are tracked and available to you online, allowing you to see just how much you are earning on OHCA’s behalf!  Take a look at the Escrip website and enroll today to begin giving to O’Hanlon Center—we thank you in advance!

Do you shop online with AmazonSmile?  Designate O’Hanlon Center for the Arts as the non profit you’d like to support and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to OHCA!

What is AmazonSmile?  AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support O’Hanlon Center every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to OHCA.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?  To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to AmazonSmile to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Which products on AmazonSmile are eligible for charitable donations?  Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.

Can I use my existing account on AmazonSmile?  Yes, you use the same account on and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?  On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select “O’Hanlon Center for the Arts” to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile will result in a donation.

Make your mark at O’Hanlon! Designate O’Hanlon Center as a beneficiary in your estate planning.  Contact the OHCA office for details.

O’Hanlon Center for the Arts is a nonprofit educational organization (501(c)3) whose mission is to provide a supportive environment dedicated to innovation and discovery. Dick and Ann O’Hanlon gifted their Mill Valley home as a working studio/ workshop for the community upon their passing. This legacy serves as a testament of their commitment to the importance of the arts in Mill Valley, southern Marin, and indeed, all of the Bay Area.  We rely on the community and our members to keep us going.  All arts organizations have seen diminished public support in recent years, but you can be of great help to us now by making a donation of any size.

OHCA is raising much needed monies for infrastructure needs that will assist the artists, writers, performers, and meditators of all ages who participate in our programs and are inspired and nurtured by the serenity of our setting.

• The Loft is in need of an ADA accessible restroom on the upper floor, and a build-out to accommodate new workshop space. This half-bath and build-out have an estimated cost of $50,000.

• The Koya ceramics studio is in need of new retaining walls and a foundation. The cost of these necessary improvements is $10,000.

With your support, O’Hanlon Center for the Arts can not only continue to nurture our own growth but can also extend its influence by bringing together people of all disciplines to reinforce the inquiring mind and champion the creative spirit.

The Board has offered certain naming rights for your donations. Corporate donors who contribute more than $1,000 will have their company logo placed on the OHCA website, thanked publicly, and will be sent a formal thank you letter to be used as a tax write-off. For more substantial donations, we have a recognition package that we will share with you upon request.

O’Hanlon Center for the Arts’ nonprofit tax ID number is 94-1711-729.

For our part, OHCA has annual fundraising campaigns, and has dipped deeply into our investment reserve fund to raise the capital needed for these overdue modernizations.

We ask your participation in creating more a robust fiscal future for O’Hanlon Center.


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Thank you to Michael Heacock Architects for their ongoing contributions toward our Site Improvement Project!

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Thank you to the NC Financial Group for spearheading our corporate support!

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Thank You to Jeff Hicks Construction for installing the plaque on the Dick O’Hanlon sculpture at Mill Valley Library!

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Thank you to Green Jeans Garden Supply for their donation of plants at cost!

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Thank You to Martin Brothers Supply for their contribution of some of the materials for the new surface in our Sculpture Garden!

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Thank you to Bank of Marin for their $500 contribution toward our 2016 Capital Campaign!

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Thank You to Once Around, the Mill Valley Arts & Crafts Store, for Underwriting our Student Art show!

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Our Heartfelt Thanks to all who helped make our Nov 5, 2016 Fundraiser event a wonderful success!

Fundraiser Chairs: Abby Wasserman, Judy Geiger, Erma Murphy

Presentation Host: Celeste Perry

Special Guest Presenters: Kaz Tanahashi, Janet Daijogo & Daria Halprin

Prayer Flags: Judy Geiger, Carolyn Planakis, Eileen Worthley, Brooke Passano, Cayen Robertson, Ann Fricker

Graphic Design: Jeremy Thornton

Slide Show Curation: Cary James

Loft Music: Bodhi Setchko

Videographer: Gary Yost

Light & Sound: Murphy Productions

Flower Arrangements: Sherry Williamson

Donor Outreach: Nicholas Casagrande

Parking Attendant: Adam Tolson

Wines: Handley Cellars

Beverages: Mill Valley Market

Coffee: Equator Coffee

Food Trays: Nugget Markets

Food Preparation & Serving:  Judy Geiger, Glenda Gentry, Abby Wasserman, Erma Murphy, Eileen Worthley, Diana Gay-Catania, Pam Will, Pat McCaron, Elaine James, David Benoit, Cayen Robertson

Event Volunteers: Potter Wickware, Gail Cohon Stein, Lila Sparks-Daniels, Dave Catania, Daniel Patrick, Pam Will, Rhonda Dubin

Raffle Prize & Silent Auction Donors: 

Peter Coyote: Signed edition of “The Rainman’s Third Cure: An Irregular Education”

Ed Sattizahn: Dinner for Two at Greens Restaurant, S.F.

TeaFountain:  Japanese Tea Ceremony Kit, Books, and Tea canisters

Susan Trott: Signed editions of “The Holy Man” & “The Holy Man’s Journey”

Glenda Gentry:  Photo Diptych “Enigma 1 & 2”

Naomi Tamura & Ali Rezaian:   $100 Gift Certificate to RileyStreet Art Supplies

Kirby Hutson: Four Handmade Ceramic Tea Cups

Alice Corning: Porcelain Bowl (silent auction)

Kaz Tanahashi: Artwork created during event (silent auction, to benefit Vimala Sangha)