The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation is proud to announce the 2018 grant awards totaling $200,000 presented to 33 civic, educational and cultural organizations in the San Gabriel Valley. Two of the 33 organizations funded are first-time grant recipients. These organizations are: K9 Youth Alliance, and the San Gabriel Valley Choral Company.
“We believe it’s not just the girls who benefit, but the entire Pasadena community.” Molly Snow – Executive Director, Girls on the Run of Los Angeles County
Since its inception, the Tournament of Roses Foundation has funded over $3 million in charitable contributions on behalf of the Tournament of Roses Association. The Foundation assists charities in the greater Pasadena area by funding sports and recreation, visual and performing arts, and volunteer motivation and leadership development. These grants will help support new and ongoing programs benefiting children, teens, adults and seniors.
The complete list of 2018 Tournament of Roses Foundation grant recipients can be found at www.tournamentofroses.com/foundation.
2018-2019 Tournament of Roses Foundation Elects New Board Members and Officers
The Tournament of Roses Foundation elected Robin Flynn, Paige Parrish, and Rob Woolley to the 2018-2019 Board of Directors. These new members replace outgoing board members Mitchell Ing, Norma Garcia Kachigian, Michael Riffey, Libby Evans Wright and Amy Wainscot who provided outstanding service and leadership.
The Foundation Board also elected officers: Maxine Harris, President; Diana Petersen- More, Vice President; Shannon Boalt, Treasurer; and Mark Harmsen, Secretary. Members continuing to serve on the Foundation Board are Nancy Neal Davis, Jerri Price Gaines, Phil Orozco, and Alex Aghajanian. Tournament of Roses Association member Ed Morales will be transitioning in to replace Association member Amy Wainscott.
Bios of the three new board members can be found at www.tournamentofroses.com/foundation.
About the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation
The Tournament of Roses Foundation is a tax exempt, non-profit public benefit corporation established to receive and manage contributions from the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association, its supporters and the general public. The 13-member board of directors is comprised of community leaders and Tournament members, appointed by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association. Organizations or individuals interested in making a contribution or inquiring about the grants process should contact the Foundation by calling (626) 449-4100 or visiting the Tournament of Roses website at www.tournamentofroses.com/foundation.