Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘charities’


PCDA Open House, Variety Show & Russian Nights

PCDA Open House, Variety Show & Russian Nights
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Play room, a gym, kitchens, music, and a play yard. Professional Child Development Associates invites families, friends, professionals, and the public at large to its open house on May 24. PCDA is committed to improving the lives of children and young adults with autism and other developmental challenges. Its programs include music, a creative arts […]

CSC: A Night in Casablanca

CSC: A Night in Casablanca

“Cancer Support Community Pasadena is such an important resource for people who are going through cancer treatment,” says cancer survivor Vicki Laidig. “It even offers support for their children and caregivers.” CSCP provides a unique community of social and emotional support where people can meet others who are facing similar challenges and not feel alone. It […]

Truck Adventures!

Truck Adventures!

We have it on good authority—a Hometown Pasadena reader who took her grandchild—that playing with trucks—big, bigger and mammoth trucks—is a blast-of-a-good time. Children of all ages and adults who are young at heart are invited to come to Truck Adventures on April 23 and get up close and personal with over 90 trucks and […]

Habitat for Humanity: New Homes in Glendale

Habitat for Humanity: New Homes in Glendale

Seeking: Low-income, first-time home buyers. San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity is planning six new single family homes. The renderings look sleek and modern, rather like townhouses, and they will be located in Glendale. The Housing Authority has appropriated $1.4 million to the $2.8 million project, which includes the land purchase of $980,000, according to […]

No “Thon”, No Totes, No Gala

No “Thon”, No Totes, No Gala

The YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley is not sending out mailing labels, offering tote bags, hosting a gala, or asking that we walk, swim, or run for “any activity that has the word ‘thon’ in it.” For a $25 donation to help empower girls, educate women, and fight for racial justice and civil rights, YWCA P-FV will […]

Storrier Stearns Transitions

Storrier Stearns Transitions

Kendall Brown, Professor of Asian Art History at Cal State Long Beach and Curator at Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena, described the garden this way in his 2003 letter of Nomination to the National Register of Historic Places: In its design and construction, the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden represents one of the best pre-war examples […]

Pop Secret Exhibit & Sale

Pop Secret Exhibit & Sale

Walter Askin, Janet Fitch, and Scott Gandel. These are names you know or have read in Hometown Pasadena’s story pages. All three have contributed to the online journal and educational resource called Literature for Life. Literature for Life was created with the idea of getting kids to fall in love with reading and writing by […]

Laurie Kallevig’s Survivor Girl Ukulele Band Project

Laurie Kallevig’s Survivor Girl Ukulele Band Project

For most of us, human trafficking is a just grim statistic in the news. For Laurie Kallevig, it’s up-close-and-personal. She works in India with survivors of forced prostitution, youngsters who have been sold or viciously tricked and trapped into life in a brothel. Laurie’s work is unique: she brings ukuleles to India and teaches girls […]

Syrian Refugees & Ten Thousand Villages

Syrian Refugees & Ten Thousand Villages

According to SyrianRefugees.com, “an estimated 9 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of civil war in March 2011.” It seems in all the years since, nothing shocked us—we Americans who are thousands of miles away from the conflict—more than the image of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi dead on the sand, his body having […]

Bark for Life, Relay for Life

Bark for Life, Relay for Life

Unconditional love; it’s not easy to find. Luckily, our world has dogs. Canine companions demonstrate unconditional love, joy, security, compassion, and no judgments of cancer survivors abilities or appearances. Canine Caregivers are Canine Companions, Guide Dogs, Service Dogs, Rescue Dogs, Therapy Dogs, Police Dogs, Cancer Survivor Dogs, and Diagnostic Dogs, who with their owners, are […]

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