The Marjaree Mason Center (MMC) was founded in 1979, after the tragic death of Marjaree Mason. For the past thirty-five years, the Center has operated Fresno County’s only dedicated provider of domestic violence shelter and support services, including education for victims and youth. With the support of the community and strong leadership, the Center has become one the largest domestic violence agencies in California, providing a vital community service for those who are impacted by domestic violence in Fresno County and beyond.
MMC’s annual fundraiser, Marjaree’s Mardi Gras Birthday Soirée, celebrates the life and legacy of the late Marjaree Mason. The event centers around the vibrant and exciting Mardi Gras theme and provides an invitation for guests to step onto Bourbon Street to enjoy cocktails, a delicious sit-down dinner, live and silent auctions and live music.