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Pasadena Community Foundation Honored by PUSD For Its Work During Pandemic

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | 12:13 pm

The Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Pasadena Unified School District’s Superintendent’s Award, the organization announced Wednesday. The annual award is meant to recognize “organizations or individuals that go... More »


Nonprofit Developing Pilot To Reduce Daily Water Usage

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | 8:54 am

A pair of environmental groups are developing a path for Los Angeles residents to conserve water with a goal of using just 13 gallons per day, down from the current California average of 86 gallons, officials said Tuesday. Last month, the Pasadena City Council... More »


The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Kicks Off Extra Yard for Teachers Week

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | 4:53 pm

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses, along with the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation, celebrated the Big Day for Teachers by honoring Pasadena teacher Julie Silk with a $1,000 DonorsChoose gift card to use toward student resources. The Big Day for Teache... More »


Pasadena Community Foundation Scholars Program Welcomes 12 New Students

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 | 1:03 pm

The Pasadena Community Foundation has added 12 new first-year Pasadena City College students to its PCF Scholars program, which provides academic, financial and social support to participants as they pursue higher education, the foundation has announced. The f... More »


One Colorado to Participate in Hunger Action Month

Thursday, August 26, 2021 | 5:51 am

One Colorado in Old Pasadena is launching a donation drive starting Wednesday, Sept. 1, to collect nonperishable food items and aid in ending hunger across America. Through the month of September, Hunger Action Month, donation bins will be located in the Court... More »


Cutting the Ribbon on a New Partnership

Saturday, August 21, 2021 | 5:31 am

Two local nonprofits with nearly 100 years of experience between them, celebrated their recent merger with a ribbon cutting in Pasadena Friday morning. AbilityFirst and FVO Solutions, will join together to expand their reach to service more than 2,000 developm... More »


Making Something Good, Bigger and Better

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 | 2:05 pm

Two of Pasadena’s most important nonprofits—AbilityFirst and FVO Solutions—have merged. But beyond that headline are stories of hope for thousands of people with disabilities and otherwise challenged children and adults whose lives have been bettered by the wo... More »