Anova Receives $25,000 Donation from Bank of Marin

Funding will go toward rebuilding Santa Rosa campus destroyed in wildfires


Jim Kimball, COO, Bank of Marin, presents $25,000 donation to Anova’s Co-founder and COO Mary Beth Ludwig.

NOVATO, CA – (March 12, 2018) – Anova Center for Education has received a donation in the amount of $25,000.00 from Bank of Marin, which will be designated for rebuilding the campus and replacing the contents of their K-12 classrooms, transition program, and occupational therapy equipment that were destroyed in the Northern California wildfires in October, 2017. “This generous donation from our friends at Bank of Marin is a significant contribution to our Phoenix Campaign,” said Mary Beth Ludwig, Co-Founder and COO of Anova. “With the support of caring and committed local businesses such as Bank of Marin, our beloved school will be able to rise from the ashes.”

Anova’s mission is to provide innovative educational and therapy services to children and adults
with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, emotional disturbance, and other neuro-developmental impairments. Services are provided in school, community, and home environments, allowing individuals to function more independently, engage in meaningful relationships with others, and lead an improved quality of life. “Since 2000, Anova has been building and nurturing an environment where their students can thrive academically, socially and emotionally,” said Jim Kimball, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Bank of Marin.  “We are humbled by their good works and are honored to be able to help them rebuild their school and restore their community.”

About Anova Center for Education

Anova is Northern California’s most trusted provider of educational, behavioral, and therapy services for children and teens diagnosed with high functioning autism, social and emotional challenges, learning differences, and other neuro-developmental impairments. Anova serves almost 300 students, and provides services in 15 counties across the state, helping over 500 families throughout Northern California. We are proud to have served almost 5,000 families to date.