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Union Station Homeless Services Receives Grant from BofA

Thursday, June 3, 2021 | 1:21 pm

Union Station Homeless Services has been awarded a $35,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. Funds from the grant will support Union Station’s mission of ending homelessness and rebuilding lives in Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley. “Unio... More »


Local Habitat for Humanity Project Set to Break Ground

Thursday, June 3, 2021 | 11:03 am

Groundbreaking on a long-awaited San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity (SGV Habitat) housing project will take place at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 12.  Built in partnership with the city, the Howard-Navarro Project is located on a single lot where two attache... More »


Pasadena Humane Hosts Free Food Bank for Pets

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 | 3:07 pm

Pasadena Humane will be hosting a free food bank at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, June 5, for pet owners who may be struggling with their finances to get some extra help for their pets. The Pet Food Bank is by appointment only. Current food bank members should have rece... More »


Five Acres Launches HOPE IS HERE Campaign

Friday, May 28, 2021 | 1:13 pm

These past 15 months during the pandemic, many children, families, and individuals experienced unexpected life events that have pushed some of them to their limits. For local nonprofit Five Acres that also meant postponing two galas, making the health and safe... More »


AbilityFirst Welcomes Lauren Rayner as Chief Development Officer

Thursday, May 27, 2021 | 6:15 pm

AbilityFirst, a Pasadena-based organization that helps children and adults with disabilities achieve their personal best, has appointed Lauren Rayner as its new Chief Development Officer (CDO). The nonprofit, which recently completed its merger with FVO Soluti... More »


Pasadena Art Alliance Honors Side Street Projects with Impact Award

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 | 5:42 am

The Pasadena Art Alliance has named Side Streets Projects the winner of its 2021 Impact Award. The award recognizes excellence in visual art education provided by a nonprofit organization that impacts youth through contemporary art. Side Street Projects is a m... More »


Roxie’s Wish Comes True Through a Week Long Aquatic Safety Event

Thursday, May 13, 2021 | 3:38 pm

After the June 28, 2019 drowning of 6-year-old Roxie Forbes in a summer camp swimming pool in Altadena, parents Elena Matyas and Doug Forbes devoted their lives to ensuring other children will not suffer the same fate. The most recent event in their ongoing pu... More »