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Five Acres Launches 2014 Permanency Campaign and Partners with Corporate Sponsors

Five Acres hosted a launch event Thursday November 6 at the Armory Center for the Arts to announce its 20,000 By 2020 Campaign and unveil the artistic representation of more than 20,000 children currently in foster care, in Los Angeles; a sculpture named Boy 5A. Boy 5A was revealed by actor and longtime Five Acres supporter, Sam Jaeger (Parenthood.) Five Acres acknowledged and thanked corporate…

Boston Marathon Tragedy Survivor Honored by Optimist Youth Homes and Family Services

More than $170,000 was raised at the 2014 Mentor Awards Gala to benefit the treatment and education programs for at-risk youth served by Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services. Held Oct. 23 at a private…

2014 Halloween Happenings A Great Success

On Friday, October 31st the streets of Downtown Sierra Madre were filled with fabulously costumed creatures for the City of Sierra Madre’s Annual Halloween Happenings. The cool air set the stage for an array of…

Union Station, MUSE/IQUE Team Up to Help End Homelessness

Union Station Homeless Services and MUSE/IQUE teamed up yet again for a genre-bending evening of entertainment for a great cause. More than 375 guests enjoyed the 15th annual An Evening for the Station benefit concert,…

Western Asset, Volunteers Scare Up Some Halloween Fun for Hillsides Children

Twenty-six volunteers from Western Asset Management in Pasadena arrived on Hillsides campus Tuesday, October 28, to provide pumpkin carving and an In-N-Out Burger truck for the children of Hillsides. Hillsides patio was turned into a…

Read it and Eat

More than 300 friends of the San Marino Library celebrated its 2014 “Food Around the World” event Saturday evening, October 25. Guests were treated to…

Sierra Madre Library Open House – A Hit

Sierra Madre’s public library was filled to the brim as more than 700 friends and neighbors joined the festivities at the Library Open House on…

Mobility Works Rocks On with Oktoberfest

Mobility Works Pasadena hosted their annual Oktoberfest celebration and they packed the house. Throngs of people came by to enjoy performances by the Rough Riders…

Congresswoman Judy Chu & Assemblymember Chris Holden Attend Pasadena Village Garden Party

Over 100 members and friends of the Pasadena Village gathered at the home of Drs. Neil & Sonia Singla on October 5, 2014 for a…

Everybody Wins

There was no game, but there was plenty of cheering at Dodger Stadium Tuesday, September 16, as Hathaway-Sycamore Child and Family services held their 2014 Celebrating Children Awards Reception. More than 400 donors, friends and supporters attended the event, which raised nearly $155,000 to help fund therapeutic and other support services that Hathaway-Sycamores—one of Los Angeles County’s largest mental health and welfare agencies—provides each year to thousands of children, youth, young adults, and families. Attendees met Dodger great and six-time National League All-Star Ron Cey, and were also treated to some nifty peanut bag tossing from Dodger favorite, Roger Owens,…

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