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Tournament of Roses Foundation Continues Commitment to the Community, Announces 2019 Grant Awards Totaling $200,000

2019 TOR Foundation Grant Recipients The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation is proud to announce its 2019 grant awards totaling $200,000 presented to 23 organizations in the San Gabriel Valley. These grants will support new and ongoing programs benefiting children, teens, adults and seniors. Since its inception, the Tournament of Roses Foundation has funded over $3 million in charitable contributions on behalf of the Tournament…

NBC4, Telemundo 52 Los Angeles and the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation Award $225,000 in Project Innovation Grants

NBC4 / KNBC, Telemundo 52 Los Angeles / KVEA and the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation awarded five local nonprofit organizations $225,000 under its Project Innovation program. The winning organizations were selected by the local news stations…

Pasadena Child Health Foundation Awards $200,000 in Grants to Local Nonprofits

Pasadena Child Health Foundation (PCHF), a fund of Pasadena Community Foundation, has awarded $200,000 in grants to 11 nonprofit organizations working to improve the health and well-being of Pasadena-area children. This year, one of PCHF’s…

Pasadena to Welcome ‘A Lover of All Living Things’ at Pasadena Humane Society Helm

The Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA’s new leader, Dia DuVernet, is not the first person to head west and open a new life chapter, but it’s doubtful many of her predecessors came with so clear…

PCC’s Association of Black Employees to Host Scholarship Celebration

Image from Last years event The Association of Black Employees (TABE) at Pasadena City College (PCC) is hosting their 41st Annual Scholarship Celebration – A Breakfast, on Thursday, June 13, 8 to 10 a.m., in…

More Scholarships Awarded by Shakespeare Club

Continuing its 63-year tradition of awarding scholarships to a graduating senior from each of the schools in the Pasadena Unified School District, the Shakespeare Club…

REALTORS Charitable Foundation Donates Thousands in Student Scholarships

On the evening of Friday, May 10, the Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation (PFARCF) honored deserving high school students in their annual Scholarship Presentation.…

Pasadena-Altadena Links Award $33,500 in Scholarships to Local High School Seniors

The Pasadena-Altadena (CA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, is pleased to announce the awards for scholarship recipients on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Local high school…

College Women’s Club of Pasadena Presents Annual Scholarship Awards to Local Students

Back row: Melanie Kasparian, Michelle Garabetian, Karissa Burnett, Denette Boyd-King. Middle Row: Topacio Guzman, Bethany Ferguson, Jennifer Vaughn. Front row: Marilyn Siemon Burgeson, Molly Kauffman,…

Foster Care Charity Hillsides Releases Innovative Wellness Guide for Managers and Supervisors

Hillsides, a foster care and mental health charity, has created a Wellness Guide of tips and resources for managers and supervisors, the TIC Wellness Guide, available for immediate sale as a donation. The guide incorporates practices and techniques inspired by Trauma-Informed Care (TIC), a relatively new concept in mental health that acknowledges the widespread impact of trauma in the lives of most people. “Practicing TIC is beneficial to everyone because no one is immune to trauma and because the practice emphasizes self-care and awareness,” said Stacey Roth, Hillsides executive vice president and chief operating officer. “Considering that May is Mental…

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