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Wine Women & Shoes

Wine Women & Shoes
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This year’s Foothill Family Service fundraiser is being put on by the party organization Wine Women & Shoes. It will be held October 23rd at the Maxwell House in Pasadena. Guests can: Sip and discover new wines Shop the latest shoes & accessories Mingle with Sole Men Savor delicious food bites.     We think the […]

Backpacks for Brighter Futures

Backpacks for Brighter Futures

With the school year quickly approaching, notebooks, crayons and pencils are in high demand. We all know how necessary these items are for kids to do their schoolwork, but all too often, the flailing economy and unstable living situations rob children from the thrill of this most basic ritual of a good education: back-to-school shopping. […]

Bring Joy to Families in Need

Bring Joy to Families in Need

Many of the client families served by Pasadena’s Foothill Family Service struggle on a day-to-day basis to purchase food and necessities, all while bearing the additional strain of overcoming trauma or abuse or facing other mental health challenges. This year, local schools, businesses and community groups are encouraged to host holiday toy drives to support FFS’s  annual Adopt-A-Family program. With […]

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 […]

Adopt a Family & Gift Programs

Adopt a Family & Gift Programs

One of the most rewarding and meaningful ways to share in the holiday season is by “adopting” a family — which basically means buying both gifts and essentials for a needy family that has registered through a local agency. Because of my own family’s generations-deep history with the L.A. Archdiocese, we’ve adopt a family through […]

Be a Holiday Helper

Be a Holiday Helper

Got the impulse to spread holiday cheer beyond your immediate family? There are many ways to help others in the San Gabriel Valley at Thanksgiving, the winter holidays and all year round. You can give your time or donate food, gifts or green stuff (and we don’t mean mistletoe) to benefit folks in need. We’ve […]

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