Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘volunteer’


A Bag o’ Fruit, a Box of Veggies

A Bag o’ Fruit, a Box of Veggies
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Muir Ranch is an operating farm on a mere 1.5 acres of land on the campus of John Muir High School. Begun in 2011, this urban farm grows flowers, vegetables, and fruit that are used in the school cafeteria, as well as in weekly CSA boxes. Besides the opportunities for students to learn, the community […]

Shout Out! Woodland & Wildlife Park Cleanup!

Shout Out! Woodland & Wildlife Park Cleanup!

Great news for those itching to don garden gloves and do some good in this world. Gloved ones should steer toward the three-acre Arroyo Seco-South Pasadena Woodland and Wildlife Park for its monthly clean-up day. Those without gloves are welcome, too. The park is semi-secretly located in the 100 block of Pasadena Avenue, near York […]

Toys Are a Spark of Love

Toys Are a Spark of Love

Christmas morning and no gifts under the tree? Unfortunately, far too many children will experience just this scenario on Christmas morning, the day many of us will be celebrating with family, engulfed in wrapping paper, and opening boxes filled with wonderful surprises—expressions of the love that is all around us. What brings meaning to the […]

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 […]

Wiggle Waggle Walk 2011

Wiggle Waggle Walk 2011

Thousands of animal lovers and their canine companions will flock to the Rose Bowl on Sunday, September 25th for the 13th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk. The walk is not only a fun trek for dogs and walkers alike, but it’s also a fundraiser for the animals at the Pasadena Humane Society. The day consists of either a […]

Join the Junior League

Join the Junior League

The Junior League of Pasadena, or JLP, (not to be confused with JPL) is inviting women from the Pasadena area and beyond who are interested in learning more about its 85 years of leadership and service in the community. Prospective members are invited to the League’s headquarters on September 8 to hear about its mission: […]

Cleaning & Conserving the Arroyo

Cleaning & Conserving the Arroyo

Add a little do-gooding to your  morning stroll by participating in an Arroyo Seco Summer Clean Up. The Arroyo Seco stream is a primary contributor to Pasadena’s water supply, not to mention a place of beauty where thousands of us walk, jog, ride, bird-watch and practice fly-fishing and archery. The Arroyo Seco Foundation is hosting […]

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. […]

Just Imagine: Club 21

Just Imagine: Club 21

The volunteers at Club 21 are wrapping up spring session. I help there every Wednesday at ECAR, the Every Child a Reader tutorial. I am one of a cadre of ten teachers who report from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Each of us is assigned to a student with language and developmental needs. All the […]

El Centro de Accion Social

El Centro de Accion Social

El Centro is another of Pasadena’s several fine organizations dedicated to educating low-income kids, via after-school tutoring (held at La Pintoresca Library, Jefferson Elementary and its colorful center in Central Park), youth leadership groups at John Muir High and  and a strong, bilingual summer school for kids from kindergarten through high school; it also runs […]

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