Giving Back
Community Health Alliance of Pasadena Awarded Grant by CIT Bank to Help High-Risk, High-Cost Patients

Community Health Alliance of Pasadena, known as ChapCare, announced Monday it has been awarded $25,000 by CIT Bank N.A., the parent company of Southern California’s OneWest Bank. The generous grant award provided to ChapCare will support the organization’s Care Coordination program, in which high-risk, high-cost patients with chronic health issues receive systemic coordination of their general and behavioral healthcare for improved outcomes. CIT has a…

Community Health Alliance of Pasadena Awarded a General Operating Support Grant by the S. Mark Taper Foundation

Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (ChapCare) has been awarded a $75,000 grant by the S. Mark Taper Foundation, a private family foundation dedicated to enhancing the quality of people’s lives by supporting nonprofit organizations and…

Huntington Hospital Employees “Go Red” for Heart Month

Click to enlarge Huntington Hospital, in partnership with the American Heart Association (AHA), is celebrating Heart Month in February. On Friday, February 2, hospital employees, volunteers, physicians and friends gathered at the hospital entrance for…

Young & Healthy Sponsors Free Mobile Dental Clinic for Children

Image Courtesy Young & Healthy Pasadena 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 23 – March 1, 2015.…

Phil Simon Clinic’s Tanzania Project Departs for 11th Trip to Africa

The Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project team departed for their 11th trip to Africa on Saturday! Kimberly Shriner, MD, director, Phil Simon Clinic, and a team of 60 volunteers will provide clinical care, education, psychosocial…

Saturday, March 03

A Taste of Japan, A Delicious Evening Tasting Japanese Drinks and Food

The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden is hosting a unique evening celebrating Japan’s rich culture of dining and drinking traditions. Delicious treats from food and drink…

Sunday, May 20

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts to Hold Reception for Prospective Members

If you have an interest in interior design, enhancing music education in schools, developing greater leadership skills or making new friends, consider joining the Pasadena…

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Woman Works To Transform Puppies Into Mobility Service Dogs for Pasadena’s Disabled Population

When Janie Heinrich suffered from a spinal cord injury in 2010 that left her disabled, immobile, and likely to stay put in a wheelchair for the long term, little did she know that her dog Phoebe would lead her on a journey of newfound independence and fulfillment that she lives today. Phoebe isn’t your average Poodle companion, though, having been a certified mobility service dog for eight years assisting Heinrich with her day-to-day life. Phoebe allows Heinrich to stay mobile and active in ways she would otherwise not be able to. Heinrich’s frustration from the complicated process of finding a…

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