Good Deeds


Do the Wiggle Waggle

Do the Wiggle Waggle

Dog lovers and power walkers alike, it’s almost time for the Wiggle Waggle Walk around the Rose Bowl in the 12th annual fundraiser to benefit the Pasadena Humane Society. Join the estimated 2,000 participants on Sunday, September 26th, to trek the 3K loop while enjoying a medley of additional canine activities, including Muttley Crew’s dog agility [...]

One Warm Coat

One Warm Coat

One of Old Pasadena’s most fashion-forward merchants, Elisa B, is partnering with the nonprofit One Warm Coat as part of One Colorado’s Fashion’s Night Out celebration on September 10th. Starting on the 10th, Elisa Bruley and her staff will be accepting donations of clean, gently used coats for women, men and children. In return, donors [...]

Craftsman Buffs Needed

Craftsman Buffs Needed

Fall’s approaching, which means it’s almost time for Pasadena Heritage‘s annual Craftsman Heritage Weekend, second only to the Rose Parade/Rose Bowl for Showing Off How Great Pasadena Is. Architecture buffs come in from all over the country for this program of home tours, talks, sales and social events… and it takes a lot of volunteers [...]

PSHA Grant Applications Now Available

PSHA Grant Applications Now Available

With $17 million donated to the musical arts since its founding in 1948, the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts is kind of a big deal. Some of that money goes to PSHA’s own programs, but some of it also goes into a general gifts and grants fund for musically inclined 501(c)(3)s. Symphonic music, youth [...]

Helping the Wellness Community

Helping the Wellness Community

Pasadena-based The Wellness Community-Foothills is one of those amazing nonprofits that most people know nothing about—until they need it. TWCF, as it calls itself, exists to make the lives of people dealing with cancer a little easier— and we’re here to tell you that an awful lot of people in the San Gabriel Valley are [...]

Fill a Backpack for Fall

Fill a Backpack for Fall

September, we hope, is a long way off, but you can be a sponsor or volunteer now for this summer’s work on Foothill Family Service‘s Back-to-School Backpack program. Last year, on the first day of school, more than 1,600 elementary, middle and high school students who wouldn’t have school supplies otherwise were able to tote backpacks [...]

Making Strides Ramping Up

Making Strides Ramping Up

Here’s an opportunity to be a key part of our local American Cancer Society’s inaugural Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walkathon. The ACS is currently seeking volunteers to plan this first-time event, particularly team leaders who will recruit friends, family and co-workers to participate with them and raise funds for the cause. People from all [...]

When Hair Is More Than Hair

When Hair Is More Than Hair

Last Thursday, the teachers and students of Willard Elementary School cut off their hair for Locks of Love, a great nonprofit that takes donated hair—10 inches at a time—and makes wigs for children suffering from medical hair loss. The mission: “return a sense of self, confidence and normalcy to children suffering from hair loss by [...]

Young & Healthy

Young & Healthy

Health care for uninsured and under-insured children is the mission of this terrific homegrown nonprofit. It convinces physicians, optometrists, dentists and therapists to donate their time, and local pharmacists donate medications; Y&H even gets free eyeglasses for kids who need them. It also offers parent-ed classes in nutrition and health. Want to help? Volunteer medical [...]

Levitt Needs Volunteers

Levitt Needs Volunteers

Sunday brings the main summer fundraiser for Levitt Pavilion, which hosts a remarkable roster of free summertime concerts five nights a week in Pasadena’s Memorial Park. The fundraising concert, in case you haven’t seen the plentiful ads and promos, stars the legendary Dionne Warwick; proceeds from the $40 to $75 tickets go to support the [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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