Benefits


La Canada Flintridge Educational Foundation Presents its 28th Annual, “Under the Big Top”

  On March 16, 2019, the La Canada Flintridge Educational Foundation (“LCFEF”) will hold its 28th Annual Spring Gala at the Ritz Carlton in Downtown Los Angeles.   For the past 40 years, the LCFEF, a non-profit organization run by parent volunteers (like us), has raised millions of dollars in support of La Canada’s chronically ...


The Frostig Center to Host Benefit for Children with Learning Differences

  The Frostig Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children with learning differences, will hold its benefit dinner on Saturday, February 9, at the Altadena Town & Country Club.   Guests will enjoy an evening of dining and entertainment and have opportunities to bid on a tempting array of vacations, artwork, ...


LitFest Supporters Fundraise and Friendraise, as They Look Forward to Next “Edition”

Members of the Light Bringer Project, the Pasadena-based nonprofit arts organization, and Literature for Life, its literary journal and educational program, met Sunday at the home of Bill and Mary Lea Carroll on Topeka Street in Pasadena for the LitFest Pasadena Holiday Kickoff Party, along with friends, family, authors and artists who have been part ...


Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Will Honor Gerald Freeny at Annual President’s Breakfast

The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce will honor 2019 Tournament of Roses Association President Gerald Freeny at the annual President’s Breakfast at the Hilton Pasadena on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. followed by a festive celebratory program. Chamber members and friends will hear Mr. Freeny discuss The Melody of Life, the theme for ...


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 ...


Maranatha High School Announces 2019 Gala, Set for March 9: “Sweet Home Maranatha”

Maranatha High School proudly announces that its 2019 annual gala and auction, “Sweet Home Maranatha,” has been scheduled for Saturday, March 9, at The Westin Pasadena. Underwriting and sponsorships are now available. Last year’s gala, also held at the Westin, raised more than $100,000 for a new Technology Integration Learning Environment (TILE) Lab, which opened ...


Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena Celebrates Annual Holiday Boutique and Luncheon

The Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena held its annual Holiday Boutique and Luncheon at the Woman’s City Club on December 3rd, 2018. Organizers offered many thanks to Rita Elshout, Woman’s Civic League Ways and Means Chair and her committee who coordinated this important annual event. All that time and effort is rewarded by the funds ...


KPCC, SCPR to Honor Nobel Laureate Dr. Frances H. Arnold at 2019 Gala

  On Saturday, March 16, Southern California Public Radio (SCPR) and KPCC will host its 2019 Gala, honoring Nobel Laureate Dr. Frances H. Arnold. Dr. Arnold is the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and she is the Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry at the California Institute ...


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 ...


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