Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘nonprofit’


A Gift of the Artisan

A Gift of the Artisan
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This holiday season, as we wait for an uptick in the economy, people have thought of helping by buying from their local, independently-owned shops. Ten Thousand Villages is offering a “three-fer” to sweeten the deal. Buy a gift from their local store (#1) that supports fair trade practices and artisans from around the world (#2), […]

Fall In Love with Mother’s Club

Fall In Love with Mother’s Club

A half a century ago, Mara Moser decided to befriend lonely and overwhelmed mothers. Wow. Couldn’t the world clone a million and one of her? Moser’s efforts grew into a space where mother’s could find friendship, support, and encouragement, as well as social interactions for their children. Her vision is still alive and thriving at Mother’s […]

Hillsides

Hillsides

A safe and nurturing haven for children from dangerous and/or troubled homes, Hillsides is a peaceful seventeen-acre residential facility, school and resource center. Its specialty is helping emotionally disturbed children improve their coping, social and academic skills, and it’s one of few places that help find housing, work and schooling for newly emancipated foster kids, […]

A Double-Header at Ten Thousand Villages

A Double-Header at Ten Thousand Villages

Wednesday’s a big day at Ten Thousand Villages, the nonprofit Pasadena store stocked with fair-trade goods from around the world. It will be launching its new partnership with The Women’s Room, a refuge for homeless and lonely women. The women have been making colorful sachets filled with local lavender, and the store will be selling […]

Five Acres

Five Acres

Founded as an orphanage in 1888, Five Acres now focuses on preventing child abuse and helping victims of abuse. Many of the children it helps live and attend school on the pretty, green Altadena campus; others are placed in foster homes or are guided through the adoption process. Because of the abuse and/or neglect they’ve […]

Grace Center

Grace Center

A homegrown organization founded in 1996, Grace Center provides shelter, food, legal services and other aid (bilingual) to abused women and children in the San Gabriel Valley. It needs a lot of volunteer aid: courtroom translators, legal advocates, organizers of donated clothing and food, office workers, people who are good with children, even gardeners to […]

One Tamale at a Time

One Tamale at a Time

I know, I know, you did your charitable giving on December 31st, but it’s a new year and time to think of what we can do to make the San Gabriel Valley a better place for 2009 and beyond. In that spirit, I’d like to draw your attention to a worthy nonprofit that’s coming to […]

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