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SGV Habitat: Pasadena ReStore Moving, Home Application Meeting Dates Announced, and More!

SGV Habitat is excited to be moving forward with the Desiderio Homes build in Pasadena! They are currently looking for low-income, first time home buyers, currently living in poor or inadequate housing conditions in the San Gabriel Valley, who are willing to contribute 500 hours of Sweat Equity to build their home. Three of the nine homes are specifically reserved for low-income veterans. If you…

Sam Francis Foundation Launches Campaign for Creativity in Learning

The Sam Francis Foundation launches signature community outreach program, Creativity Matters, with four roundtables across America. In collaboration with researchers from the Harvard School of Education’s, Project Zero, the Los Angeles based artist foundation will…

Battle of the Paddles Ping Pong Tournament Scores Big for Hillsides Children, Raising More Than $86,000

The winner of the Battle of the Paddles, Eric Duncanson, (left) poses with runner-up Nick Angelich, (right). The tournament, held at the SPIN Standard in downtown Los Angeles, raised $86,000 for Hillsides. The inaugural “Battle…

Pasadena Bar Association Gives Back to Community

Members of the Pasadena Bar Association recently participated in a Day of Service at the Union Station Homeless Services’ Adult Center in Pasadena. This family event day was spent with cleaning, soup kitchen help, painting…

Bringing Halloween to Sick Kids at Huntington Children’s Hospital Pasadena

The Helpful Guys in Blue made it a very Helpful Hondaween to the kids at Huntington Children’s Hospital in Pasadena on Tuesday, October 28th by surprising the kids with a not-so-scary Halloween celebration complete with…

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,…

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…

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Pasadena Rotary Done in A Day Committee “Did it in a Day” for Room 13/Eliot

Seated: Liane Shih, Artist-in-Residence, Room 13/Eliot; Shannon Mumolo, Site Coordinator, Eliot Arts, Victoria Ortiz; Room 13/Eliot Student. Standing: Patricia Hurley, Light Bringer Project Managing Director; Done in a Day Rotary Team include include Dean Billman, Phil Miles, Catherine Haskett-Haney, Stephen Smith, Leader Mary Lou Byrne, Rob Fisher, Gary Kearney, Dennis Jurett and Frank Nicholas. Rotarians who helped but not pictured: Marilyn Buchanan, Albert Hernandez, Sara Campbell and Laura Nicholas. Pasadena Rotary’s Done In A Day Committee helped the Light Bringer Project & Eliot Arts volunteers relocate Room 13/Eliot to a brighter and larger new space on Saturday, October 18th. Eliot…

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