Giving Back
Kidspace Invites Supporters to Help Meet $200,000 Ann Peppers Foundation Challenge

Coming off a successful 35th anniversary year, Kidspace Children’s Museum has been awarded a $200,000 challenge grant from the San Gabriel Valley based Ann Peppers Foundation to support the goals of the Museum’s current Campaign for the Future of Kidspace focused on new exhibits and educational programs. “Kidspace has come so far, and I am very proud and thankful for our progress and the increase…

Women At Work Announces the Leadership League

Women at Work, the only non-government bilingual (English/Spanish) career and job resource charity serving Los Angeles County, announces the creation of the Women at Work Leadership League comprised of exciting community and business leaders in…

“Battle of the Bowl” Raises $42,000 for Hathaway-Sycamores, Rose Bowl Legacy and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

When some 35 area college and high-school students took to the field of storied Rose Bowl stadium this past Saturday, they weren’t vying for a championship title. Rather, they were vying to champion a fundamentally…

Shakespeare Club Donates $3,068 in Christmas Gifts to the Friends of Foster Children

One of the many traditions of the Shakespeare Club of Pasadena is to donate toys to the Friends of Foster Children for Christmas. The Club first became interested in the Friends of Foster Children after…

Villa Esperanza Services Enjoys a Ride on the Iconic Wells Fargo Stagecoaches

Villa Esperanza CEO Kelly White along with Board Member Rich Byrd from Abbot Downing ride atop the Iconic Wells Fargo Stagecoach in the 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade. Inside are Villa clients Simone and Kathy.…

San Marino Guild Check Presentation to Huntington Hospital

L-R: Sharon Pippen, Celebrity Series Co-Chair; Jean Maines, Manager of Children’s Services at the Huntington; Peggy Yingling, SMG President; Tracy Smith, Director of Major Gifts…

Hillsides Children Experience a Series of First this Holiday Season

Actor Robert Patrick (third from left) dropped by campus with friends from the Boozefighters MC Chapter 101 motorcycle club with bicycles for the children just…

Children Enjoy an Early Hillsides Christmas at Pasadena Charity

A boy at Hillsides opening presents he received during Hillsides Christmas held on December 22. Children enjoyed breakfast, Christmas caroling, a visit from Santa, and…

Southern California Gas Company Hosts Holiday Party for Hillsides Children

On December 17, several employees from Southern California Gas Company including the facilities department at its Pico Rivera training facility threw a holiday party for…

Fire Family Foundation Raises More than $11,000 for 3-Year-Old’s Fight Against Cancer

More than $11,000 was raised when hundreds of hungry patrons came out on Thursday, Dec. 4 to Robin’s Woodfire BBQ in Pasadena to support a 3-year-old girl battling cancer and her family. Ten fire departments, 15 engine houses and numerous firefighters arrived to the daylong fundraising event, which saw fire trucks filling the parking lot. Firefighters also crowded around take-out lines all in support of fellow L.A. County firefighter James von Harz and his young daughter Cecilia who has been battling cancer since she was 2-years-old. The fundraiser was organized by Fire Family Foundation, an L.A.-based non-profit. As the charitable…

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