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Pasadena Playhouse Announces Latino Outreach Program Called Mi Historia, Mi Manera

Ozomatli Mi Historia, Mi Manera is The Pasadena Playhouse’s commitment to be better neighbors. Through a series of local partnerships, Mi Historia, Mi Manera aims to increase participation of Latina/o adults in the arts in the San Gabriel Valley, expand the Playhouse’s reach into non-traditional venues in the region, and to expand the impact of the arts by building community-focused performing arts programming that creates…

Hillsides Gala Hillsides Uncorked! Raises More Than $490,000 for Pasadena-Based Charity

Hillsides, a premier provider dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and families, raised $490,000 from its annual gala, Hillsides Uncorked!, held Saturday night, February 28, at The Langham Huntington,…

Pasadena Resident Named Chair of American Cancer Society’s San Gabriel Valley Leadership Council

Cynthia Vant Hul. Photo courtesy American Cancer Society Cynthia Vant Hul, city resident and 13-year breast cancer survivor, has been named chair of the American Cancer Society’s San Gabriel Valley Leadership Council for 2015 –…

Children’s Charity Hillsides Opens Remodeled Recreation Room

Left to right: Tori Mordecai, one of the donors who helped fund the new recreation room at Hillsides, and Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. Costa at the Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting ceremony to dedicate the…

Pasadena Child Health Foundation Announces a New Relationship with Pasadena Community Foundation and 2014 Grantees

Pasadena Child Health Foundation and Pasadena Community Foundation Partnership. Photo courtesy Mother's Club Photo courtesy Mother's Club The Pasadena Child Health Foundation (PCHF) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Pasadena Community Foundation…

Friday, March 06

Young & Healthy Sponsors Free Mobile Dental Clinic for Children

Young & Healthy, a Pasadena-based non-profit dedicated to children’s health, will be sponsoring a free dental clinic for children who qualify from Friday, February 27…

Saturday, March 14

SoCal Firefighters Face Off to Find the Fittest Firefighter – It’s All for a 2-Year-Old Boy Fighting Cancer

Southern Californian firefighters are putting up their dukes in a test of speed, endurance and boxing skills to find Southern California’s toughest, strongest firefighter –…

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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 programs to uninsured people in the greater San Gabriel Valley. Domestic Violence (Grace) Services are included. PMHC serves individuals, families, couples, and groups, as well as parent classes and couples counseling. The mission of PMHC is to help individuals make measurable progress toward personal goals, and to build skills for better working relationships at home, at work and in the community. Each year, more than…

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