Giving Back
Pasadena-Foothills Association of Realtors Donates $85,500 to Local Charities

Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS' Quarterly Member Meeting at Brookside Golf Club. Photo Credit: Joyce Kristensson The Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation (PFARCF) kicked off 2016 with $85,500 in grants to 24 local charities. Representatives from each non-profit gathered with Foundation directors to receive their checks and to celebrate the occasion in La Cañada Flintridge last month. “For nearly 128 years Five Acres has supported…

Ross Helping to Open the Door to Great Futures in Pasadena

Shoppers at Ross Dress For Less in Pasadena will have the opportunity to support the Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena this month through the company’s “Open the Door to Great Futures” campaign. Through February…

Five Acres Announces Transitional Shelter Care Pilot Program at Residential Treatment Center in Altadena

Effective March 1, Five Acres will expand services by launching a new Transitional Shelter Care (TSC) program on their residential campus in Altadena. This pilot program, administered through the Los Angeles Department of Children and…

Five Acres Receives Grant Support from the Annenberg Foundation

Five Acres announces today it has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Annenberg Foundation in support of its Residential Treatment Programs, in particular the “Open Doors” Residentially Based Services pilot program for children with…

Fire Family Foundation Provides Nearly $175,000 in 2015 Assisting Firefighters, Fire Families

As the charitable hand of the Los Angeles-based Firefighters First Credit Union, Fire Family Foundation provided almost $175,000 in assistance to firefighters and fire families in need in 2015. In addition, the Foundation announces that…

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena Names 2016 Youth of the Year

Lowell Anthony Romero. Photo courtesy Boys & Girls Club Marshall Fundamental School ninth grader Lowell Anthony Romero, 15, has been selected as the Boys &…

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Begins Transformation at Friday’s “Empty House” Affair

It was a great party, but it actually gets better. The Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) hosted its “Empty House” bash Friday evening,…

Foothill Family Awarded Avon Foundation for Women Speak Out Against Domestic Violence Grant

Foothill Family was awarded a $12,000 one-year grant by The Avon Foundation for Women to provide counseling and case management services for domestic violence victims.…

Kids “Shop with a Cop” for Christmas, Presented by Pasadena Rotary Club

Pasadena Rotary Club hosted its second “Shop with a Cop” for the Holidays with kids from the Pasadena Police Activities League.  Rotary Committee members J.P.…

The Hillsides Guild’s Holiday Celebration Ushers in the Season

Some 140 Hillsides supporters attended a packed Holiday Celebration at the Parkway Grill in Pasadena on Tuesday, December 1. The event was hosted by the Hillsides Guild, a volunteer group of Hillsides that provides outings and activities for the children who live at Hillsides. This annual event featured cocktails, dinner, and a performance by the renowned Citrus Singers from Citrus College in Glendora, who have been performing at this celebration for more than 20 years. The restaurant was beautifully decked out for the holidays and definitely put the crowd in a holiday mood. Hillsides, located in West Pasadena, provides safe…

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