Giving Back
A Focus on Philanthropy

Northern Trust Trust Wealth Strategist Diane Rankin (left) and nonprofit and tax expert Reynolds Cafferata (center) will be featured speakers at tonight's free seminar. At right, Jennifer Fleming DeVoll, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pasadena Community Foundation. Giving may be its own reward, but tax deductions are nice, too. Pasadena is a very charitable city, by most accounts. Which is why the Pasadena Community…

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena Supports Breast Cancer Awareness with Pink-Inspired Promotions

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Southern California’s iconic landmark hotel, will show its support for Breast Cancer Awareness month by hosting a myriad of pink-inspired promotions during the month of October. A percentage of proceeds from…

Panda Restaurants Foundation Donates $300,000 to Support Pediatric Care at Huntington Hospital

Peggy and Andrew Cherng Huntington Hospital recently received a generous donation of $300,000 from Andrew and Peggy Cherng of Panda Restaurant Group, through their philanthropic arm, Panda Cares Foundation. The check was presented on September…

Kaiser Permanente Contributes More Than A Half Million Dollars to Ventura County NonProfits to Aid Thomas Fire Recovery Efforts

Nearly a year after the devastating Thomas Fire, Ventura County individuals, families, and businesses continue to be impacted. To boost recovery efforts, Kaiser Permanente Southern California this month funded a group of one-year grants to…

Pasadena Educational Foundation Receives Endowment Gift of $500,000 from Keith and Margaret Russell

The Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) is delighted to announce a $500,000 endowment gift from Keith and Margaret Russell to support PEF’s work supporting the students, teachers, and schools of the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD).…

Wednesday, November 14

Celebrate the Season with a Thanksgiving Centerpiece from Los Altos Auxiliary Benefitting Hathaway-Sycamores

Members of Los Altos Auxiliary are creating beautiful handcrafted floral centerpieces, available to order for this Thanksgiving holiday. All proceeds from the centerpiece sales benefit…

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Operation Gratitude Donates 225 First Responder Care Pouches to Pasadena Firefighters

Pasadena Fire Department firefighters were the grateful recipients last week of 225 First Responder care pouches from Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization based in Chatsworth. Carole and John Kuzman, representing Operation Gratitude, presented the pouches to Pasadena’s firefighters during an event Wednesday afternoon at Fire Station 34, located at 1360 E. Del Mar Blvd. Each of the custom-designed pouches contains an assortment of items such as energy shots, protein bars, lip balm, pens and pencils, anti-bacterial gel, and a quick-deploy paracord “Survival” Bracelet. These items are intended to provide relief and convenience while First Responders are in the field. When…

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