Giving Back
Hillsides Launches Adopt-A-Family Program for Holidays

Hillsides, a foster care charity, has launched an adopt-a-family program for the holidays. The charity has set a goal of providing 70 families with gifts and food for the holiday season, and is reaching out to the community to fulfill this goal. “Without this program, families will not be able to celebrate Christmas or have enough food to feed their family when the children are…

Pasadena Based Charity On Top Offers a New Solution for Gifting and Giving Back this Season

In honor of #GivingTuesday—a global day of giving that celebrates and supports philanthropy—Charity On Top announces a unique way to give back. Pasadena-based Charity On Top creates custom gift cards for both business and consumers.…

Celebrate #GivingTuesday with Gifts That Do Good

#GivingTuesday, Tuesday,November 29, is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. It kicks off the giving season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.This Holiday shopping…

Villa Esperanza Services Adult Day Program and Volunteer Action for Aging Team Up for the Community

Villa participants Bertha and LaTosha assembling hygiene kits with one of Volunteer Action for Aging’s GiveBacker Los Angeles volunteers. Darryl Goodus, Villa Esperanza Services Director of Adult Day Program, Community Integration Program and Independent Living…

Huntington Hospital Shines a Light on Lung Cancer

On Sunday, November 13, Huntington Hospital hosted a lighting ceremony as part of a national campaign to raise awareness for lung cancer. The ceremony was attended by almost 100 lung cancer patients and family members…

Friday, December 09

Altadena Library Partners with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – Food for Families, Toys for Tots

The Altadena Library is partnering with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for the annual holiday toy and canned food drive. Between November 14 and…

Friday, December 09

Altadena Library Waives Overdue Book Fines in Exchange for Holiday Toy, Food Donations

The Altadena Library is partnering with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for the annual holiday toy and canned food drive. Now through December 9,…

Saturday, December 10

Show You Care for Those in Need at Pasadena Farmer’s Market “Spark of Love” Toy Drive Event

This holiday season, share good spirits with those in need, through the annual ABC7 Spark of Love Toy Drive. The Pasadena Fire Department and Pasadena…

Sunday, January 01

Northwestern Mutual Unveils Rose Parade Float That Highlights Its Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Edie Gilger, 7, poses with her parents, Nick and Emily Gilger. Edie and Emily fought cancer diagnoses together, and the family will ride on Northwestern…

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Planet Fitness Opens Judgement Free Gym at Pasadena Boys and Girls Club

Image from Planet Fitness Facebook Planet Fitness, a gym known for featuring “judgement-free” gym environment, where anyone can be comfortable and bullying is banned, has opened a mini-Planet Fitness gym at the Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena. The project is part of the company’s Judgement Free Generation, Planet Fitness’ philanthropic initiative designed to combat the judgement and bullying that can occur among young people. Planet Fitness teamed up with a leading anti-bullying organization, STOMP Out Bullying, and the Boys and Girls Club of America, in launching the Judgement Free Generation Initiative that includes putting fitness gyms like this one…

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