Philanthropy Now podcast: “A few crazy coastsiders” design local giving day

Mavericks Community Foundation Trustee Mary Oldham has worked and lived on the San Mateo County Coastside since 1980. She's an investor in Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, and though recently retired from her role there as director of marketing, continues to invest her time and resources to improve the Coastside community.

In this episode, Oldham sits down with Mauricio Palma, SVCF's director of strategic initiatives and partnerships, to share her story and invite the community to support local nonprofits by participating in Mavericks Community Foundation's Coastside Gives fundraiser on May 7th!

In our Philanthropy Now podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and we look at how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems.

Mauricio Palma, SVCF director of strategic initiatives and partnerships,
and Mary Oldham, a Maverick' Community Foundation trustee.


What you will learn:

  • How Mavericks Community Foundation and 17 local nonprofits created and grew a local giving day to serve a unique region of Silicon Valley.
  • The connection between local giving and vibrant communities.
  • Oldham’s history of fundraising and community leadership and her vision for the future of Coastside Gives.

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