Benefits


Benefit Concert at Westridge School Will Support the Education of Refugee Children

  An Adopt-A-Future Benefit Concert, Friday, June 22, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. will take place at the Westridge School’s Performing Arts Center in Pasadena, 324 Madeline Drive (parking is free). The concert is sponsored by the United Nations Association (UNA) – USA Pasadena Chapter. The Adopt-A-Future (AAF) program focuses on providing educational services to the ...


Colleen Williams 23rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Casa at San Gabriel Country Club

  Pasadena resident, award winning journalist and NBC4 Southern California Anchor Colleen Williams will host the Colleen Williams 23rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit Casa Treatment Center on June 18, 2018, at San Gabriel Country Club. The tournament closes out Casa 50th Anniversary celebration of providing affordable addiction treatment for women.   Casa is ...


Masters Of Taste Event Draws Hungry Crowd to Rose Bowl Sunday, Raises Estimated $500,000

More than a thousand hungry diners strolled the Rose Bowl Stadium field Sunday afternoon for the anticipated “Masters of Taste” event benefiting Union Station Homeless Services. According to event co-chair Rob Levy of Home Street Bank, the annual event will have raised nearly $1.5 million since its inception three years ago. Diners saw offerings from ...


Cancer Support Community Pasadena’s Angel Gala was a Heavenly Evening

Cancer Support Community Pasadena’s 26th annual Angel Gala “Black White and Bling” was a dazzling success! With over 300 guests in attendance at the beautiful Annandale Golf Club, the gala raised over $331,000 for CSCP’s programs. Guests were dressed in glittering attire that added to the radiant and brilliant atmosphere! The tireless work of Gala ...


Armory Center for the Arts Fetes Retiring Executive Director Scott Ward for 17-Year Legacy of Leadership

Nearly 350 gathered at the Armory Center for the Arts in Old Pasadena to thank retiring Executive Director Scott Ward for his 17 years of leadership of the nationally-recognized contemporary arts center. “Thank you for tonight!” Ward told the group. “Please … commit yourself to what happens next [at the Armory] over the next decade.” ...


Retiree to Bike Across America to Benefit Pasadena’s HEAR Center

Pasadena’s HEAR Center is partnering with Mark Goldstein as he rides across America for 50 days on his bicycle. Goldstein will be raising money to donate to HEAR Center as he completes his ride. He will be supported by his wife, Ellyn and son, Sam, and accompanied by one additional rider. Starting May 21st, Goldstein, ...


Hillsides’ Gala Raises $417,000 for Children and Families

Hillsides, a Southern California mental health and foster care charity, raised $417,000 during its annual gala, La Nuit des Rêves, held on February 24, 2018 at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena. Some 350 guests enjoyed the French-themed gala, which translates into “The Night of Dreams.” The gala was co-chaired by long-time Hillsides supporters Joan McCarthy and ...


Pasadena Chamber Gala Celebrates Inauguration of Karl Bird as Chair of the Board on June 29

  Pasadena Chamber of Commerce (PCC) members, community leaders and guests celebrate our business community at the annual Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Inaugural Gala on Friday, June 29, 2018. The hosted cocktail reception and silent auction begins at 6:00 p.m. at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena. Dinner and the festive program begins at 7:30 ...


Cancer Support Community Pasadena Announces 8th Annual Poker Bowl

  The 8th Annual Poker Bowl Tournament will be held on Friday, June 22 at The Flying A Garage in support of Cancer Support Community, Pasadena. Over 150 guests are expected to attend the event and will play Texas Hold em, Blackjack and Craps surrounded by a spectacular private collection of antique and perfectly restored ...


Junior League of Pasadena’s Simply Speaking Fundraiser Was Simply Wonderful

On Saturday, April 28, the Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. held its 5th Annual Simply Speaking Benefit at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. Everyone enjoyed a cocktail hour with a silent auction including beauty services, Santa Barbara Daycations, restaurant certificates and much more. The evening included a live performance by Dani W., various raffles, ...


Leadership Pasadena Announces “The Art of Conversation,” and Sponsorship from Rusnak Auto Group

Leadership Pasadena is the benefactor of an entertaining suggestion from local realtor, antique shop owner, and fundraiser Anthony Guthmiller’s to host an exciting, one of a kind tablescape design competition, called, “The Art of Conversation.” The fun evening will be held at the Hotel Constance Pasadena June 2 at 7 p.m. Leadership Pasadena is also ...


Prom Dress, Suits Giveaway Helps Make Dreams Come True on Saturday

For the tenth year in a row, The Salvation Army and Pasadena Unified School District’s Families in Transition program partnered to give away prom attire to local students in need. This year for the first time, the event also gave away suits, ties and shirts in addition to prom dresses. The event brought happiness to ...


Foothill Family Celebrates Under the Big Top

On March 10, the California Club was transformed into the circus of yesteryear for Foothill Family’s annual gala which featured live performances, exquisite dining, dancing, a spectacular auction, and much more. Behind the spectacle was a very important and worthy cause. Each year, Foothill Family impacts the lives of more than 24,000 people who are ...


Zest Gala Benefits Pasadena Senior Center and Honors Community Leader Scott Jenkins

The Pasadena Senior Center’s annual Zest gala on Saturday, Oct. 28, was an elegant, fun-filled evening honoring R. Scott Jenkins, a prominent local attorney and community leader whose good works in Pasadena, surrounding areas and abroad have impacted the lives of thousands. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction was followed by dinner and a ...


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