Giving Back
Pasadena Charity Hillsides Selected to Participate in National Initiative to Reduce Adolescent Substance Abuse

The National Council for Behavioral Health has selected Hillsides as one of 29 community behavioral health organizations from across six states to participate in the Reducing Adolescent Substance Abuse Initiative. This two-and-a-half year project is designed to help providers systematically implement a screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) protocol to address substance use among adolescents ages 15–22 who receive services for an emotional…

Accidental Electrical Fire Destroys Buildings at Pasadena Waldorf

On Friday August 29th at approximately 5:30pm, an accidental electrical fire destroyed the building housing Pasadena Waldorf School’s first and second grade classrooms at their historic campus on Mariposa Street in the foothills of Altadena.…

Helpful Honda Gives Back to Washington Middle & Firemen in Pasadena

Top & Bottom Left side: Guys in Blue visit Station 37 in Pasadena to deliver complimentary lunch, as just another way to be helpful in the community. Top & Bottom Right Side: Helpful Honda Guys…

Hillsides Completes Successful Backpack Drive for New School Year

Employees from Tokio Marine Management in Pasadena donated 40 backpacks to Hillsides back-to-school drive. Hillsides is pleased to announce that it collected 181 backpacks filled with school supplies for its back-to-school drive, meeting the needs…

Local Company Raises More Than $96,000 for Children in Need

A Hillsides child participates in one of the many carnival games while Thomas Safran & Associates employees look on. Photo credit: Marisol Barrios/Hillsides Thomas Safran and Associates (TSA), a Los Angeles affordable housing developer, raised…

Saturday, November 15

More Than 12,000 Marchers Expected at JDRF One Walk

More than 12,000 advocates representing local businesses, families, schools, and other organizations are expected to participate in the JDRF One Walk™ in Pasadena on Saturday,…

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MPYD Students Share Sun, Fun and Inspiration at 10th Annual Summer Camp

Summer fun and brotherly bonding were the order of the day as Mentoring Partnership for Youth Development (MPYD) – a male student mentoring program at John Muir High School in Pasadena – escaped to the wilderness for the 10th Annual Cardinal Paint Summer Camp. Every August since 2004, MPYD students, mentors and staff have enjoyed four days of relaxation, recreation and inspiration at the beautiful Oakbridge Conference Center near Ramona, California. Along with sports, swimming, campfires and a nerve-testing ropes course the MPYD campers open up during discussions about life’s challenges and opportunities. This year’s MPYD camp contingent included 33…

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