Benefits


Cancer Support Community Pasadena’s 7th Annual Poker Bowl

    The 7th Annual Poker Bowl Tournament will be held on Friday, June 23rd, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., 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 and Blackjack surrounded by a spectacular private collection ...


Patrons Said “Cheese” at the Pasadena Art Alliance SNAP Portrait Benefit

The Pasadena Art Alliance held its annual benefit, SNAP Portrait, on the evening of Saturday, May 6, 2017. This year, the event was held at Eyeboogie Studios, a captivating production space in the vibrant DTLA area. At the benefit, 24 unique commissioned photographic portraits created in collaboration with advanced photography students at ArtCenter College of ...


Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena Wine Auction Raised $75,000 To Keep Summer Programs Vibrant, Going Strong

The Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena successfully raised $75,000 at its first annual wine auction event last Saturday which not only gave generous locals the opportunity to sample great food and drink and purchase rare and unique wines from around the world, but it also ensured the City’s youth will have a variety of ...


Pasadena Fire Chief Bertral Washington Honoree at the Bridge Builders Foundation Event

Chief Bertral Washington will be honored at the Bridge Builders Foundations 35th Annual Salute and Scholarship Banquet. Chief Washington will receive the Manhood Award for efforts throughout his career to help underrepresented populations in the fire service become successful in becoming a firefighter and progressing through the profession. The honorees will receive their awards at ...


Young & Healthy Makes Waves with Gala, Matching Gift

Young & Healthy, a community-based nonprofit that provides access to medical, dental, mental health and other health services free-of-charge to uninsured and underinsured low-income children, held its 2017 benefit Gala on the evening of January 28, 2017. With a tropical theme, guests dressed in their best Hawaiian togs, sporting straw hats, Bermuda shorts and leis. ...


Dana Marevich Named Benefit Chair of the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA), named Dana Marevich as Benefit Chair for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design. In her role, Dana will oversee the logistics of the 53rd Pasadena Showcase House of Design, ensuring that all aspects of this fundraising project come together to provide guests with an enchanting experience. “I ...


Unite for a Cause Kickoff Exceeds Goals

Unite for a Cause’s benefit event for Leadership Pasadena at the Western Justice Center on November 1 exceeded all goals for its inaugural event. Founded by Carla Buigues and Josh Driskell together with Vanessa Terzian and Anthony Guthmiller, Unite for a Cause raised $17,000 for Leadership Pasadena and their Community Leadership Course for Veterans by ...


Tournament of Roses Foundation Awards $200,000 to 45 Local Non-Profit Organizations

The Tournament of Roses Foundation is proud to announce the 2017 grant awards totaling $200,000 presented to 45 civic, educational and cultural organizations in the San Gabriel Valley. Thirteen of the 45 organizations funded are first-time grant recipients. These organizations are: Alhambra High School Mighty Moors Boosters, Altadena Library Foundation, Blair High School PTA, Flintridge ...


Pinot Pigs Wine Bar Hosts Loring Winery Tasting at Alma Rosa in Pasadena

  Founders of Pinot Pigs Wine Bar is coming to Pasadena in early 2018 is hosting a private wine tasting event with Brian Loring of Loring Winery at Alma Rosa in Pasadena on May 27, 2017. Brian will serve several wines including his favorite, Cottonwood Canyon with raffle proceeds benefiting AbilityFirst, a nonprofit serving people ...


15th Annual YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley Women for Racial Justice Breakfast Schedule Announced

YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley presents its 15th Annual Women for Racial Justice Breakfast which will be held on October 23, 2017, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at Hilton Hotel, Pasadena (168 S. Los Robles Ave.). Women For Racial Justice Breakfast is an annual conference celebrating and working towards racial justice. Every October, the YWCA honors a ...


Kidspace’s “Vegas Baby” Benefit Raised Funds and the Roof

  The Circle of Friends Vegas Baby! themed Benefit on February 4, 2017 was held at Annandale Country Club where guests were treated to dinner, dancing and a live auction.   Guests were met with Martini’s and Cosmopolitans and arrived dressed as showgirls, brides and grooms, Elvis and many other Las Vegas-themed costumes. A cocktail hour ...


Mark Your Calendar: Friends of Foster Children Announce Fundraising Luncheon

  On Saturday, March 25th, Friends of Foster Children (FOFC) will host its fundraising luncheon at the Monrovia Community Center (119 W Palm Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016). The luncheon is open to members of the community.   To continue their 40th anniversary celebration, the luncheon transport guests back to 1976 where Friends of Foster Children ...


Foothill Family Benefits from Community Bank Food Drive

Community Bank continued its November food drive tradition with collection boxes at each of the Bank’s 17 locations plus the headquarters in Pasadena. The food was donated to various organizations throughout Southern California with each business center choosing to donate to a local charity. The Pasadena office, located at 505 East Colorado Boulevard, and the ...


Mother’s Club Family Learning Center Hosts Sixth Annual Fall Food Fest

Mother’s Club Steering Committee: From left to right: Kristin Bacon, Jennifer Dyer, Rosiris Paniagua, Ginger Mort, Tori Welch, Kelly Crowe, Tanya Reader, Anne Marie Pieczarka, Bobbi Hewins, and Carolyn Cota. Not Pictured: Nurit Kotick and Anna Meadows   Mothers’ Club Family Learning Center is set to celebrate its sixth annual Fall Food Fest in Pasadena ...


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