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Hot Meal Program Going Curbside

The Pasadena Hot Meal Program will provide takeout and hot meals from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Jackie Robinson Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena. Although a city order mandates that all local residents stay in their homes as much as possible and restaurants close for sit down service, the order does allow take out operations and residents are allowed to…

Goodwill: Don’t Leave Donations Outside During COVID-19 Crisis

Goodwill Southern California appealed Tuesday for the public not to leave donations outside its storefront entrances and donation centers while they are shut down during the COVID-19 crisis. Donations quickly become trash — in what…

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena Provides Care Packages for All Employees

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena provided care packages to more than 350 of its employees on Friday, March 20th and Saturday, March 21st. Given the shortages of key necessities throughout the city, the Hotel’s Managing Director Paul…

AbilityFirst Awarded $5,000 from Bolton & Company through Liberty Mutual and Safeco Insurance Make More Happen Awards

Liberty Mutual® and Safeco Insurance® are pleased to announce that Bolton & Company has earned a 2020 Make More Happen Award™, which recognizes their volunteer work with AbilityFirst and demonstrating its commitment to improving the…

Engineer STEM Program for Girls Comes to Families Forward Learning Center

Sophie Poole, a junior from Westridge School for Girls, has designed and developed a 4-week program to encourage younger girls—particularly those with little access to engineering role models—to think about engineering careers and give them…

Pasadena Woman Donates $2 Million to USC Gould School of Law’s Public Interest Law Foundation

Barbara and Scott Bice Photo: Business Wire The University of Southern California Gould School of Law has received a generous $2 million estate gift from…

Huntington Receives $5 Million Transformational Grant for Education and Outreach from the Rose Hills Foundation

The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens has been awarded a $5 million grant over four years from The Rose Hills Foundation, targeted at…

Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Awards $24,500 to Nine Aspiring Young Musicians

Instrumental Competition Finalists - Chi Ting, Zachary Brandon, Angel Martin Mora, Elena Mateo Saez, Martin Mangrum, Sooyoung Kim, Khoi Dinh, Vivian Kung and Riley McGinn…

Pasadena Community Foundation Looks Back at 2019 with a “Year in Review”

Earlier this month, on February 4, the Pasadena Community Foundation welcomed fund holders and guests to two “Year in Review” events at the University Club…

Pasadena Rotary Club’s 2020 Community Grants Committee is Now Accepting Health Programs Grant Applications

The Pasadena Rotary Club’s 2020 Community Grants Committee are considering applications from non-profit organizations for Health programs in preventative, education or direct services. Grants range from $2,000 to $6,000. This is a one-time-only increase over previous years to commemorate Pasadena Rotary Club’s Centennial. 1. Preventative programs encourage greater health by promoting exercise, food planning and preparation, as well as healthy sleep patterns. 2. Health Education programs provide information about good health practices that will help to decrease the onset of diabetes and lower the risk of heart attacks. 3. Direct Services programs will provide services such as flu shots, oral…

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