Good Deeds


Elizabeth House at Noor

Elizabeth House at Noor

“Elizabeth House is one of those homes to which it’s tough to say goodbye; those who walk through its doors tend to return, time and time again, year after year.” This is the sentiment towards Pasadena’s shelter for homeless, pregnant women and their children. “Alumnae” are known to return for reunions or special events like [...]

Shoe Drive & Walk for Peace

Shoe Drive & Walk for Peace

In order for the world to become peaceful, people must become more peaceful.…It always comes back to the things so many of us wish to avoid: working to improve ourselves. (Pilgrim, 1992, p.102) These are the words of Peace Pilgrim, nèe Mildred Lisette Norman, who by the time of her death in 1981 had walked [...]

AIDS/Life Cycle Fundraiser: Go Molly!

AIDS/Life Cycle Fundraiser: Go Molly!

On January 20, 2013 as I was playing soccer in Pasadena, I looked up to see someone ride off on my bike. I chased the guy, but I just could not catch him. The feeling of heartbreak is hard to put into words; that bike was more than two wheels and components. That bike was [...]

Game Table Party Night

Game Table Party Night

There’s going to be bingo, craps, bid wist, and black jack. You can play pool, board games, uno, spades, dominoes, or hit the dance floor—and we dare you to enter the karaoke contest. This can all be enjoyed at the Foothill Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority‘s “Annual Famous Game Table Party” on Saturday, [...]

Caregiver? Managing Stress

Caregiver? Managing Stress

A workshop to assist caregivers avoid or reduce stress will be given at the Cancer Support Community-Pasadena on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The workshop is free. The workshop will help caregivers identify the signs of poor work-life balance, offer tips and strategies to help ease caregiving duties, suggest employer [...]

Robotic Radiosurgery

Robotic Radiosurgery

  Pasadena’s Cancer Support Community is hosting a workshop this coming Tuesday, January 22nd. Learn about a robotic radiosurgery system developed by Dr. Albert Mak. The CyberKnife system is a method of delivering radiotherapy, with the intention of targeting treatment more accurately than standard radiotherapy. The two main elements of the CyberKnife are (1) the radiation [...]

Supporting Boys Gymnastics

Supporting Boys Gymnastics

Trattoria Neapolis owner, Perry Vidalakis purchased poinsettias for his restaurant this holiday season from the boys team at Payke Gymnastics Academy in Alhambra to support their holiday fundraiser, which is used to defray costs for training, competition expenses, and gym enhancements. “We are pleased to support Payke’s boy’s team during this season of giving,” said [...]

Neighbors Acting Together, Helping All

Neighbors Acting Together, Helping All

One week after hundreds of community members, along with Pasadena Dignitaries gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony for NATHAs new Youth Media Production Center and to celebrate its 9th Annual Lincoln Village Festival, the organization suffered a devastating fire which destroyed the facility during the early morning of November 17th. The fire was caused by a [...]

Santa’s Sleigh Toy Drive & More

Santa’s Sleigh Toy Drive & More

Through December 17th, unwrapped, unopened toys can be donated to Santa’s Sleigh: A Rose City Toy Drive. Additionally, if you eat at participating restaurants on Tuesday, December 11th during “Dine Out In Pasadena Day,” 5% of the day’s sales will be donated to purchase even more toys. The goal is to give 100 children the [...]

Adopt-A-Family Needs Support

Adopt-A-Family Needs Support

Foothill Family Service recently kicked off its annual Adopt-A-Family Program for local families in need who are receiving treatment from their facilities. For a family receiving mental health treatment, often to overcome trauma, violence, or abuse, the holidays can be a particularly difficult time. FFS matches low-income client families with a donor who will help [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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