Giving Back
S. Mark Taper Foundation Awards $30,000 Grant to The Laurel Foundation

The S. Mark Taper Foundation has donated $30,000 to fund The Laurel Foundation’s 2015 support programs for children, youth and families affected by HIV and AIDS. This marks a renewed partnership with The Laurel Foundation, which celebrates its 23rd anniversary this year, as the S. Mark Taper Foundation was one of the first to partner with Camp Laurel Foundation (now dba The Laurel Foundation), in…

Five Acres Awarded $20,000 for Pasadena Mental Health Center & Domestic Violence (Grace) Services

Five Acres has been awarded $20,000 from the Orange County Community Foundation. The funds will be used towards the Pasadena Mental Health Center (PMHC), a program of Five Acres, which provides comprehensive, affordable mental health…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Special Olympics World Games Host Town South Pasadena Set to Hold Reception

Following its official announcement on November 12 that South Pasadena was selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games Host Town program from July 21 – 24, 2015, the Local Organizing Committee got busy. Plans are shaping up for a wonderful, all-inclusive, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for South Pasadena to host 100 athletes and coaches who will participate in the World Games later that week throughout Los Angeles (July 25 – August 2, 2015). A Kick-Off Reception will be held at the home of Mary and Bill Urquhart on Wednesday, January 28 from 7-9 p.m. Guests will hear from Special Olympic…

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