Benefits


Young & Healthy Announces 2018 Gala, Matching Gift

Sitting, Front Row, L to R: Lia Miller, Sandy Roberts, Catherine Welch. Standing, Back Row, L to R: Jan Cantwell, Justene Pierce, Kathleen Talbot, Linda Hooke, Cristina Navarrete, Mimi Goldstein, Jean Pisano, Karen Peterson. Not Pictured: Melissa Wu. Photo credit: Nick Boswell   Young & Healthy, a community-based nonprofit that provides access to medical, dental, ...


Savor the Finer Things: Masters of Taste Announces 2018 Date

  Come savor the finer things and be part of Masters of Taste 2018, L.A.’s premier outdoor, luxury food and beverage festival that will take place on Sunday, May 6th, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm on the field of the Historic Pasadena Rose Bowl!   Masters of Taste 2017 attracted nearly 2,400 guests ...


Learning Works to Throw Fifth Annual Invest in A Dropout Fundraiser

  Learning Works Charter School, a Pasadena-based public school serving area dropouts, is holding its fifth annual fundraiser, Invest in a Dropout on Thursday, October 26. The event features presentations by students and staff, as well as dinner and both silent and live auctions. “Invest in a Dropout has typically been a fun and compelling ...


Professional Child Development Associates Honored Bob Joe at Harvest Moon Gala

Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) celebrated twenty years of serving children with autism or other developmental disabilities and their families at its ninth annual Harvest Moon Gala Dinner and Art Auction held on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at a private home in South Pasadena. The recipient of this year’s PCDA Community Service Award wass Robert ...


Dedicated to Surrounding Children with Safe, Stable, Supportive Environment, Collaborate PASadena Enters a Busy September

Collaborate PASadena, whose core vision is that the children of Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre all grow up in a safe, stable and supportive environment, will have a busy month this September. On September 12, the fall session of the Collaborate PASadena Neighborhood Leadership Institute begins, with the mission to engage, educate and prepare service-oriented ...


One Hundred and Fifty Patrons Attend “Rose Soiree” at Historic Blacker House

Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) held its third annual Rosé Soiree event on August 6, 2017 at the historic Blacker House in Pasadena. Proceeds from the event benefited Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA), which provides therapies and services for children, teens and young adults with autism and other developmental disabilities and their families. One hundred ...


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 ...


Hillsides Names Long-Time Supporters Joan McCarthy and John Gong 2018 Gala Co-Chairs

McCarthy and John Gong.   Hillsides, a Southern California foster care charity, is pleased to announce that long-time Hillsides supporters Joan McCarthy and John Gong will co-chair the Hillsides 2018 gala, La Nuit des Rêves. The French-themed gala, Hillsides’ largest fundraiser of the year, will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at The Langham ...


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 ...


An Exotic Evening at the LA Zoo Helped Youngsters in Need

The popular Los Angeles Zoo was the site of Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services’ 9th annual Celebrating Children fundraiser. In addition to raising funds for youth development activities to help the boys who reside at the organization’s El Nido Campus, guests at the October 7 family-friendly event enjoyed visiting with Billy the Elephant, harpy eagles, ...


Ladies Night Out Benefits Cancer Support Community

On Thursday, October 5th, 2017, Cancer Support Community Pasadena held The 7th Annual Ladies Night Out 2017, 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 was tiki-themed and t00 place at Pasadena’s concert venue, “The ...


Fire Family Foundation Presents 2nd Annual Fire It Up! BBQ Competition

  On September 30th grilling celebrities, local firefighters & BBQ Masters will go rib-to-rib in a heated competition for the title of BBQ Grand Champion. The 2nd Annual Fire It Up! BBQ competition is being held to benefit the African American Firefighter Museum and Fire Family Foundation.   Join in the fun to support efforts ...


Pasadena’s Ronald McDonald House Receives Furniture, $5,000 Check from 100 ADP Employees

Employees of ADP Pasadena donated furniture they assembled themselves, and a check for $5,000, to the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House during a team-building activity Tuesday at the Westin Pasadena Hotel.   Elizabeth Dever, Director of the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House, said about 100 ADP employees first heard to a presentation by Victoria Kemp, Manager for ...


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 ...


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