Giving Back
Holiday Wishes Answered at Hillsides Young Professional Mixer

Left to right: Hillsides CEO Joseph M. Costa and Claud Beltran, chef and owner of Bacchus’ Kitchen. All 84 holiday wishes of the 12 teens living in Hillsides off-campus group homes were fulfilled by members of H100, Hillsides young professional support group, during their Fall Member Social held on November 19. Some 60 guests gathered together at Chef Claud Beltran’s new restaurant in Pasadena, Bacchus’…

Super King Markets and Union Station Homeless Services Team Up to Feed People in Need this Holiday Season

Dana Bean and Dan Barth Super King Markets are hungry to help this holiday season. The Southern California grocery store chain has teamed up with pasadena-based Union Station Homeless Services to collect food for those…

Hathaway-Sycamores Reaching Out to the Community to Brighten the Holidays for Children and Families in Need

Left: Brianna M's "Goodnight Moon". Right: Michael S' "Where the Wild Things Are". Photo courtesy Hathaway-Sycamores For more than 100 years, Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services has been dedicated to nurturing hope, healing, and the…

Pasadena Firefighter’s Help Prepare Turkey & Fill Blessing Bags for Over 350 People on Thanksgiving

On Wednesday, November 26th, at 3:00 p.m. Pasadena Firefighters and the Fink family will help prepare food and fill blessing (gift) bags for Thanksgiving (27th) when the Pasadena Sandwich Company will serve over 350 meals…

Pasadena – Sharing a Meal … And So Much More

November is the month of thanks and giving. Local businesses in the Pasadena community are gathering together and giving back in a big way. Championed by the local eating establishment, Pasadena Sandwich Company, this is…

Sunday, November 23

PCC’s Food Drive to Help Alleviate Hunger for Both People and Pets in Need

Various food drives are being held for people in need, but how about their hungry pets? The Pasadena City College’s (PCC) 2nd Annual Million Meals…

Tuesday, November 25

Foothill Unity Center Seeking Turkeys, Food, Funds, Volunteer Time for Thanksgiving

Foothill Unity Center is gearing up for its annual Thanksgiving food distribution in partnership with its eleven-city community. The distribution for families will be held…

Saturday, December 06

Help Others While Shopping for the Holidays

On Saturday, November 22, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Ten Thousand Villages will kick-off its Benefit Shopping Days with a celebration at the store. There…

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The Ice House Fundraiser Raises More Than $10,200 for Pasadena Charity Hillsides

Comedian Arsenio Hall poses with Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. Costa at the annual The Ice House Comedy Club benefit for Hillsides. Hillsides annual fundraiser held at The Ice House Comedy Club in Pasadena, CA on October 12 raised more than $10,200 for the children who live at Hillsides residential treatment center. The sold-out show featured several top comedic talents, including talk show host and comedian Arsenio Hall, Chelsea Lately phenom John Caparulo, Wendy Liebman from America’s Got Talent, and actor/producer/comedian Jason Stuart. Before the show, guests attended a reception and a silent auction benefiting Hillsides. Each year, The…

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