Benefits


Pasadena-Foothills Realtors Charitable Foundation Invites All to Wreath Auction 2018: “The Magic of Giving”

The Pasadena-Foothills Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation will host its Annual Wreath Auction on Sunday, December 2 at Parkway Grill Pasadena. The Foundation invites guests to an evening of giving as they take part in the magical event that features the finest wreaths and the most covetable gift items.   The Wreath Auction is the ...


The 3rd CRxEATIVITY Festival Date is Announced

  After two successful festivals that saw 200+ attendees, CRxEATIVITY is pleased to announce their 3rd edition will be focusing on “healing through creativity” on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The Red Carpet affair will see 30+ local artists, filmmakers, and performers and will be benefiting the Cancer Support Community in Pasadena.   Joining Executive Producers ...


“Lights… Camera… AbilityFirst!” Celebrated Fall with Food, Wine and Giving Back

The AbilityFirst Festival of Fall was an evening event showcasing some of Pasadena’s best food and drink culture. The event offered guests the chance to sample the cuisines from some of the most popular restaurants in the greater Pasadena community including Blaze Pizza, Bristol Farms, Gale’s Restaurant, Roy’s Restaurant, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Sushi Roku plus ...


A Sparkling Evening of Fun and Giving at Ladies Night Out

On Thursday, October 4, Cancer Support Community Pasadena held the 8th Annual Ladies Night Out, an evening of entertainment, laughter, and commemoration. The celebratory benefit was created to honor the courageous women in the community who have been touched by cancer. The event, “A Night in Morocco”, took place on the newly completed rooftop of ...


Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley Fall Benefit Held Saturday

Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley (PPPSGV) held its annual Fall Benefit on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Langham Huntington Hotel. The event began at 6:30 pm. A PPPSGV tradition since the 1960s, the Fall Benefit is the organization’s signature fundraiser and welcomes 400 of the region’s top philanthropists and community leaders each ...


Friends in Deed Holds Jazzy Evening at the Castle Green

On September 26, 2018, the mellow sounds of jazz provided the soundtrack for an evening of socializing and delicious food and drink at the historic Castle Green. Over 400 guests enjoyed aperitifs on the lawn along with a mouthwatering selection of small plates and browsed the many enticing lots in the silent auction. Over $130,000 ...


The Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena Hosts Prelude Luncheon

The Prelude Luncheon commencing the League’s 108th year of service to its members and the community was held on Monday, September 10, 2018 at the Women’s City Club of Pasadena. Past Presidents of the League are traditionally honored at this luncheon. This year those present to be recognized for their years of service were Rita ...


Moonlight Maritime Breaks Records Raising Funds for Pasadena Ronald McDonald House

On Saturday evening, November 3 a record 360 guests gathered for 2018 Moonlight Maritime, ” an elegant nautical affair.” The gala raised over $380,000 in  greatly needed funds for the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House. The Langham Huntington Hotel, Huntington Ballroom was the location for the evening that began at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails and a ...


Over 300 Guests Gathered for Families Forward Annual Twilight Tasting

Over 300 guests gathered at Families Forward learning center to enjoy tastings from sixteen local restaurants and businesses; enjoy live entertainment from The Labrateers; listen to Families Forward Alumna Brenda’s inspirational story; bid on over 100 auction items; and, most importantly, support their two-generation learning programs for at-risk families. With the help of sponsors, attendees, ...


The Arboretum Foundation Held A Night to Honor Ken and Freddi Hill

On October 7th the Arboretum saluted Ken and Freddi Hill for their dedicated leadership, inspired support, committed service, and boundless enthusiasm for the Arboretum. Ken, a past president of the Arboretum Foundation Board, shares a deep love of music and gardens with Freddi. Together they helped the Arboretum forge an expanded partnership with Los Angeles ...


Hillsides Names Gala Chairs for 2019 Gala, Heart of Brazil

  Hillsides, a Southern California foster care and mental health charity, has named three long-time supporters of Hillsides as gala chairs for the 2019 Gala: Edison Barbosa, Bill Eichler, and Pam Mahon. The co-chairs, friends for more than 20 years, have selected Heart of Brazil as the theme.   “Brazil inspires us in many ways ...


Professional Child Development Associates’ Harvest Moon’ Gala Was Magical

Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA)  hosted Harvest Moon Magic: Gala Dinner and Art Auction on Sunday night, raising funds for its clinic serving children with autism or other developmental disabilities and their families. The event, in the verdant yard of Therese and Mario Molina, was catered by Pasadena’s popular Parkway Grill and  incorporated the magic ...


Pasadena Symphony and Pops Hosted An Enchanted Evening at Centennial Square

On a sultry Saturday evening the Pasadena Symphony and POPS hosted over 400 guests for an elegant soiree that lit up Centennial Square, set against the iconic rotunda of Pasadena City Hall. A whopping $360,000.00 was raised for the Symphony and POPS. Guests enjoyed a festive reception in the courtyard of Pasadena’s City Hall and ...


Lake Avenue Community Foundation Announces Name Change, Schedules Benefit Fundraiser

The Lake Avenue Community Foundation, now called Stars after a name change in July, is holding its annual “Stars for Tomorrow” benefit on Thursday, September 20, at a private Pasadena estate. An announcement on the Stars website said the event will be held in an “elegant backyard setting at a beautiful Pasadena estate” and will ...


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