AbilityFirst was established in 1926 and known as the Crippled Children's Society of Southern California (CCS) for many decades. Lawrence L. Frank and Paul Dietrich, both Rotarians, were two of the original founders of the organization and they continued their loyal support throughout their lives. Operating in the greater Los Angeles area, AbilityFirst has 25 facilities which support individuals with disabilities through after school enrichment programs, job training, community employment, accessible camping, and affordable and accessible housing. AbilityFirst is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the American Camping Association (ACA). Some facilities are licensed by the California Department of Social Services and the Department of Developmental Services.
Organizations & Non-Profits
Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation
The mission of the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation is to enhance the lives of burn survivors and to promote burn prevention education.
Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter
The Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Chapter provides free educational programs, support services and care consultations across Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Kern, Tulare, Kings, and Inyo counties while also supporting critical research toward a cure.
American Cancer Society
Art of the Cosmos Art Show
Aspires West Pasadena
Aspires West Pasadena (AWP) is a non-profit community service organization.Â it is an after-school student successÂ program, designed to help students maximize their learning potential in Mathematics and Language Arts and other key subjects.
Avanti, a program of Lutheran Social Services, is a volunteer services/social integration program for developmentally and intellectually challenged adults. We offer free e-waste pickup through out the community and an on-site e-waste drop off center which is open 5 days a week from 9:30am-3:00. Our program also offers fluff and fold services, light house work and shopping, yard and park clean up, visitation to convalescent homes, hospitals and to seniors, the disabled and shut-ins. The volunteers also provide services for non profit organizations and churches such as mailings, handing out flyer's, event promotions, clean up on-site or at events and minor catering.
Boston Court Performing Arts Center
The award-winning Boston Court Performing Arts Center is dedeciated to presenting works that are creative, bold, and daring. We strive to challenge audiences of the Greater Los Angeles area with diverse programs in theatre, music, and art in an intimate setting.
Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena
The Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena promotes the health, educational, social, vocational, and character development of boys and girls ages 6-18. Our goal is to improve the lives of children by helping them to build self assurance and develop leadership skills while reinforcing positive values.
What Is CALSTART? CALSTART is a nonprofit organization that works with businesses and the public sector to develop and implement clean, efficient transportation solutions. We've been at the epicenter of these efforts since 1992, when we launched in California. Since then we've expanded our focus across North America and helped drive transportation technology successes worldwide. We have more than 130 member companies - start-up and established, government, NGOs, academicians and technologists from all over the United States and around the world as well.
Cancer Support Community-Pasadena
Support Groups, Physical Fitness & Workshop for Cancer Patients & Caregivers.
Casa Treatment Center
Casa de las Amigas opened its doors back in 1967, marking the establishment of the first recovery home in Pasadena specifically catering to women struggling with alcohol and chemical dependency. Each year Casa’s “House of Friends” witnesses the transformation of hundreds of women, who, like butterflies, change and grow as they develop a renewed sense of hope through recovery and embark on their own personal journey toward a new life of serenity and peace. Every woman in search of a productive and sober life will have the opportunity to achieve it. Through an integrated healing program for body and mind that takes place in a homelike environment, Casa de las Amigas helps women with alcohol or drug addiction recover by providing them with the tools necessary to lead productive, responsible and sober lives. Casa de las Amigas offers women hope by guiding them through a unique process of recovery. Women whose lives have become unmanageable due to their alcoholism and/or chemical dependencies are given a choice and a chance to change. We believe that a productive, responsible, and sober life is founded upon the necessary establishment of basic self-esteem and love combined with knowledge and understanding of the disease of addiction with support from12-step programs.
CHAP is a nonprofit medical and dental health center providing high quality and affordable health care services
Community Bible Community Development Corp.
D'Veal Family and Youth Services
D’Veal Family and Youth Services is a leading Behavioral Healthcare provider in the greater San Gabriel Valley. D’Veal’s primary goal is to achieve “Balanced Families, Balanced Children, and Balanced Lives” for the communities we serve. D’Veal provides a comprehensive range of programs and services in many settings. D’Veal provides comprehensive assessment, evaluation, and treatment for children ages 0-20. Services are provided in the home, community, schools, and in our offices located throughout the San Gabriel Valley.
Substance Abuse Prevention and Advocacy Organization: Neighborhood Improvement, Parents, Youth
Door of Hope
Door of Hope's long-term vision has always been to, "Equip Homeless Families to Rebuild Their Lives." From the start of Door of Hope through to its future growth and expansion, this guiding principle will continue to be an ever present, foundational attribute as Door of Hope looks to take families from Homelessness, to Self-Sufficiency, to Permanent Housing.
Shelter program for pregnant women and their children
Envision Consulting is dedicated to providing nonprofit executive search, strategy and leadership development tailored to the nonprofit sector. Our broad spectrum of services helps increase revenues, expand awareness and strengthen service delivery.
Eye Heart Art
Fire Family Foundation
The Fire Family Foundation (FFF) was established in 2008, with the mission to provide support to firefighters and their families during times of need. With the help of the community, our foundation provides vital financial support to the Fire Family throughout the nation. There are a number of ways to get involved to help firefighters. The FFF is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.
First Tee of Greater Pasadena, The
Five Acres-The Boys' & Girls' Aid Society of Los Angeles County
Five Acres, The Boys' and Girls' Aid Society of Los Angeles County, is a child and family services agency that strengthens families and prevents child abuse through treatment and education in community-based and residential programs. Originally founded as an orphanage in 1888, today Five Acres offers an array of services including residential care and education, mental health services in homes and schools, foster care and adoptions, and domestic violence prevention.
Foothill Unity Center, Inc.
MultiÂ service food pantry
Foundation for Living Beauty
The Foundation for Living Beauty is a nonprofit organization that provides wellness and support services to women with cancer. This is provided through overnights retreats, day retreats, education seminars, resources and community/sisterhood-building events. All services are provided free of charge.
Friends in Deed
Friends in Deed is a nonprofit interfaith organization that provides supportive services to meet basic human needs, so our homeless and at-risk neighbors can rebuild their lives.
Goodwill Southern California-Altadena Drive
For 94 years, Goodwill has been turning donations and retail purchases into good jobs that have led to brighter futures for thousands of Southern Californians with disabilities and vocational challenges. More than 59,000 people benefit from Goodwill's education, job training and placement programs each year. GSC operates 65 retail stores, 42 attended donation centers, three campuses and 24 career centers. For more information about Goodwill and its programs, please visit www.goodwillsocal.org or call the store at 626-564-0335.
Greater Los Angeles Area Council-BSA
Since our founding in 1915, the Greater Los Angeles Area Council has brought its purpose and values to millions of youth. The Scouting program facilitates meaningful contact and communication between youth, parents, and other community organizations (partners) to help young people adopt strong values and life skills.
The program presents activities that are fun, interesting, and provide valuable experiences directed at the maturity and interests of the young people at their appropriate age and ability levels.
The purpose of the Greater Los Angeles Area Council is to meaningfully and proactively offer leadership for the delivery and quality of the program, to assemble and train volunteers, and to gather resources to implement and promote the program to parents, youth, and the general community in the Greater Los Angeles Areas.
Habitat for Humanity-San Gabriel Valley
SGV Habitat for Humanity is building nine affordable bungalows on Westminster Drive (below the Colorado Street Bridge)-- Desiderio Build. Volunteers needed! Visit www.sgvhabitat.org for ReStore information.
Hathaway-Sycamores Child & Family Services
Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services is a leader in responding to the needs of the community and in providing innovative services and programs for over 9,000 children and their families. Today more than 675 staff members provide support to children and their families in a variety of locations throughout Los Angeles County.
HEAR Center, founded in 1954, is the only nonprofit audiological and speech therapy center in the San Gabriel Valley. The mission of HEAR Center is to help individuals with hearing and speech or language impairments enrich their lives by providing them with auditory and oral communication skills. We provide audiological, speech and language, and hearing aid services to people of all ages.
Hillsides has always created safe places for children; strengthened families, provided special education; and advocated for children's rights. From its inception in 1913 as an Episcopal Orphanage, The Church Home for Children, until its present-day status as a private, nonprofit foster care and treatment center, Hillsides has never wavered from its commitment to creating a safe place for children. Although it began as an orphanage, Hillsides now works to end the cycle of child abuse that destroys children and tears families apart. Loving care, therapeutic healing, special education, family crisis intervention and children's rights advocacy are at the heart of the agency's mission. These priorities At Hillsides, children suffering from abuse and mental illness can still find a "safe place" to call home. Today, the children's charity located in Pasadena serves families in crisis throughout Los Angeles County.
Holliston Foundation, The
For over 50 years, The Holliston Foundation has been serving the needs of the local Pasadena community by advancing educational opportunities for local students providing aid for the elderly and individuals in need and supporting area non-profit organizations and charitable causes. The Holliston Foundation was established by the Holliston United Methodist Church in 1963 to serve as the trustee of gifts and endowments made to the Church and to further the greater purposes of the Church throughout the Pasadena Community.
International Myeloma Foundation
Imagine a Future of Health and Hope
Striking individuals in their prime, multiple myeloma is a cancer of the bone marrow plasma cells. This disease can cause bone lesions, fractures, kidney damage, and other complications. With your help, the International Myeloma Foundation can continue to help those living with and affected by multiple myeloma.
Founded 30 years ago, we are the most innovative and widely respected myeloma-focused foundation in the world. We drive research, advance treatment, and support myeloma warriors battling the disease. Today, we are on the cusp of early detection and at the threshold of finding a cure.
Every cent donated goes to helping those with myeloma sustain and improve their lives. Every dollar supports extensive clinical research for early detection and finding a cure. Every day counts to give a second chance. Learn more about us at myeloma.org. Explore our programs and consider donating today.
IUOE Local Number 12
Journey House|A Place for Former Foster Youth
After aging-out of the foster care system, many
foster youth find themselves homeless, under-educated,
and unemployed. For more than 35 years, Journey House has been a
place where former foster youth find hope and
opportunities for academic, professional and
Junior League of Pasadena, Inc.
Kiwanis Club of Pasadena
La Canada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce & Community Association
The La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce and Community Association is an advocate for business and a watchdog for residents. Every day we live our motto, “Big Enough to Serve You, Small Enough to Care.”
Leadership Pasadena is a powerful, 8-month community leadership program that immerses you in Pasadena’s rich history, government, economics and world renowned organizations and institutions and provides executive level leadership training.
LP includes a two-day high and low ropes course retreat; DiSC®, StrengthsFinder 2.0 and Positive Intelligence Quotient (PQ®) assessments; Project Implicit Social Attitudes test; 20+ hours of education on current leadership theories and concepts; peer coaching; one-on-one executive coaching; 60+ hours of experiential, on-site education about Pasadena and personal discussions with community leaders and 30+ hours of direct community service in partnership with a Pasadena non-profit.
Our graduates serve as leaders on non-profit Boards or staffs, sit on city commissions and neighborhood associations, run for public office, lead socially responsible successful businesses or become empowered, engaged citizens. And, they find friendships based upon similar interests that last for years.
League of Women Voters of Pasadena
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging the informed and active participation of citizens in government. The League carries out two separate and distinct roles. Voter Service: the League presents unbiased nonpartisan information about elections, the voting process, and issues. Advocacy: after study, the League uses its positions to advocate for or against particular policies in the public interest.
Lifeline for Pets
Lifeline for Pets is a no-kill animal rescue group based in Pasadena, California. We provide care for homeless cats until a loving home can be found for them. We have many adorable and loving pets waiting for their forever homes. Our goal is to help these deserving animals have a long, happy life!
Senior Retirement Community and services
Nutrition & Education International
Humanitarian aid in Afghanistan
Old Pasadena Management District
The Old Pasadena Management District (OPMD) is a non-profit business organization that creatively plans, manages and develops Old Pasadena as a unique, authentic and vibrant downtown experience.
Options For Learning
Options for Learning provides high quality family services, educational child care, preschool, and after school programs. "It connects parents and children to resources and teach them how to best use them."Â Families grow and change, and new informaiton and technologies are always emerging.
Pacific Crest Youth Arts Organization
The mission of Pacific Crest Youth Arts Organization is to provide superior educational and competitive performing arts programs that change the lives of young people in the greater Southern California region and prepare them for leadership in a fast-moving world.
Pasadena Chamber of Commerce-office
Pasadena Educational Foundation
Pasadena Fire Fighters Local 809
Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA
The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA is a donor-supported, nonprofit organization that provides animal care and services for homeless and owned animals in the Greater Los Angeles Area. The organization is dedicated to promoting humane treatment and compassionate care for all animals. The animals in its care come from 11 animal control contract cities, as well as partner shelters across the Los Angeles area and beyond. The Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA also offers lifesaving programs and services to the community that support the human-animal bond and keep pets in homes. For more information, visit www.pasadenahumane.org.Â
We’re young. We’re fun. And we get things done.
The Pasadena Junior Chamber of Commerce, nicknamed the “Jaycees”, was founded in 1929 for young professionals dedicated to becoming a positive force in the Pasadena community. Nearly a century later, the Pasadena Jaycees remain true to this founding goal. We are an organization made up of young people between the ages of 21 and 40, who want to improve the lives of those in the Pasadena (and greater Los Angeles) area through community service.
As part of JCI (Junior Chamber International), we also strive to take “local action for global impact.” We work to challenge the status quo and inspire other young people to recognize their responsibility to create a better world. (We also have a yearly exchange program with the Kasukabe, Japan chapter of JCI!)
We give our members a chance to develop leadership skills through community service projects, and we also engage with the community and support local businesses through our many social events and group activities. We’re always looking to partner with more businesses and volunteer groups in our area, and new members are always welcome!
If you want to make a difference and have fun doing it, join the Jaycees today!
Pasadena Masonic Temple
Completed in 1926, The Pasadena Masonic Temple is ornate, spacious and projects a grandeur of yesteryear with marble, hardwood floors, vaulted ceiling, beautiful classic lines and furnished with antique furniture and oriental rugs. The large Ballroom has high gold beam ceiling, large brass chandeliers and the best hardwood dance floor in the area. It can easily accommodate up 300 guests for dinner & dancing. It is a great place to host your special event or any corporate party.
Since 1983, Pasadena Media is a 501(c)3 nonprofit benefit corporation, community access television network, has inspired dialogue, fosters freedom of expression and continues to bridge diverse communities. Our purpose is to promote, coordinate, facilitate, produce and assist public service programming on behalf of all public and community access channels.
Pasadena Museum of History
Founded in 1924 to preserve and share the rich history, art, and culture of Pasadena and neighboring communities, Pasadena Museum of History has developed into one of the country premier institutions of its size. The Museum maintains the area's largest and most comprehensive collection of documents and artifacts relating to the history of Pasadena/West San Gabriel Valley. Tours of historic Fenyes Mansion, changing exhibitions in the History Center, and public programming for adults and children entertain and educate visitors on a year-round schedule.
Pasadena Police Officers Assn.
"The Pasadena Police Officers' Association is the recognized bargaining unit for the Police Officers and Corporals within the Pasadena Police Department. We negotiate their working contract, provide legal defense funds/legal representation, offer supplemental insurance plans, and hold family social events. We also sponsor a Scholarship Awards Program that assists community seniors and police officers' children in reaching their educational goals."
Pasadena Police Officers Association
The Pasadena Police Officers Association represents police officers in the Pasadena Police Department. The organization addresses members' concerns with wages, hours, working conditions, welfare programs, and advancement of academic and vocational training to further the police profession while representing the members in their employment relations with the City of Pasadena.
Pasadena Quarterbacks Club
Giving support to community football
Pasadena Ronald McDonald House
The Pasadena Ronald McDonald House provides a “home away from home” with housing, comfort, care and support to families with children who have serious or life threatening illnesses. Since opening in 2004, we have helped more than 18,500 children and their families. For more information, please visit our website at www.rmhcsc.org/Pasadena.
Pasadena Rotary Club
THE PASADENA ROTARY CLUB has over 200 members that meet weekly at the University Club Pasadena to build lifelong friendships with some of the friendliest, most dynamic and successful people in our community. Weekly Wednesday lunch meetings with over 100 business, professional, community leaders, community activists/volunteers and retirees contributing to the well-being and growth of the community, region, and world. Programs include: Happy Feet (providing shoes at the start of a school year for PYUSD elementary school students); Adopt-A-School; Dan Stove Music Contest; 4-way Speech Contest; Community Grants; Done In A Day; Toy Drive; RYLA-Teen Leadership; Project Corazon Super Build; Holiday Bicycle Giveaway and Teachers of Excellence to name a few.
Pasadena Sandwich Company
Pasadena Sandwich Company is a family owned and operated NY-styled deli featuring freshly cooked meats and homemade salads. We are open for lunch and cater for all meetings, parties, and events. We thank the community for the privilege to serve quality and quantity at fair prices for over 20 years.
Pasadena Scottish Rite
Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts
Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts presents the Pasadena Showcase House of Design home tour. The funds raised supports music programs in the greater Pasadena area and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.
Pasadena Sister Cities
To promote peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation, one person and one community at a time.
Pasadena Tournament of Roses
Pasadena-Sierra Madre YMCA
Planned Parenthood Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley, Inc
Planned Parenthood offers affordable, compassionate health care and education services to women, men and young people. Reproductive health, family planning, and general health care services available.
Professional Child Development Associates
Professional Child Development Associates was established in 1997 by Dr. Diane Cullinane, Developmental Pediatrician, and Mimi Winer, R.N., M.S, Clinical Nurse Specialist, with the vision of providing innovative and comprehensive interdisciplinary services for children with developmental challenges or disabilities and their families. Using the DIR' - Flootime approach, PCDA provides quality, family-centered services for children and training and consultation to staff, parents and professionals about the best child development practices. PCDA became a nonprofit corporation in March 2008.
Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA District 3)
At RootSource Fundraising, our Mission is to empower nonprofit agencies to build the fund development and organizational systems they need to sustain and grow their services for the community by providing them with:
Professional grant and publication writing
Government grants and contract compliance
Organizational capacity building
Fund development, program, and strategic planning orÂ
Customized Board and Staff trainings.
Rose Bowl Legacy Foundation
Rosewood Revitalization Group
We develop and implement community-based projects and services, especially for low to moderate income populations throughout Los Angeles County
Saint Francis High School
St. Francis High School is a Catholic, college-preparatory school for boys in grades 9-12. Since its founding by the Capuchin Franciscan Friars in 1946, it has been committed to enriching the mind and heart, strengthening respect through service and humility, creating a family environment, and envisioning men of hope and peace. It offers a challenging curriculum and many opportunities for extracurricular involvement. St. Francis is fully accredited by WASC and the WCEA.
Salvation Army-Del Mar Blvd.
Salvation Army-Pasadena Corps
San Gabriel & Pomona Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
Shanghai Foreign Investment Development Board
Non-profit Investment Advisor
Shepherd's Door Domestic Violence Program
South Lake Business Association
The South Lake Business Association's mission is to proactively promote and improve the economic interest of the membership of the South Lake Property Business Improvement District (PBID). The South Lake Avenue Business District is bound by Colorado Boulevard on the North, Mentor Avenue on the east, an east-west line approximately 260 feet south of California Boulevard on the south, and Hudson Avenue on the west.Â
Sri Lanka Foundation
St. Baldrick's Foundation
As the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, the St. Baldrickâ€™s Foundation believes that kids are special and deserve to be treated that way. St. Baldrickâ€™s is leading the charge to take childhood back from cancer by funding some of the most brilliant childhood cancer research experts who are working to find cures and better treatments for all childhood cancers. Kids need treatments as unique as they are â€“ and that starts with funding research just for them. Join us at StBaldricks.org to help support the best cancer treatments for kids.
Ste. Marie Specialists
Designed to help build a brighter future for your non-profit, Ste. Marie Specialists, provides over 15 years of experience in assisting organizations with budgeting, board growth, development, and strategic planning for a brighter tomorrow.
The Gabriella Foundation
The Gabriella Foundation's nationally-recognized Everybody Dance! the program provides high-quality in/after-school dance training to nearly 5,000 youth ages 4 to 19 living in low-resourced Los Angeles communities. We are supported by thousands of LA's most devoted champions of the arts and youth development who would be delighted to learn more about your business as a devoted Gabriella Foundation sponsor.
Union Station Homeless Services
Union Station Homeless Services is the largest provider of services to people experiencing homelessness in the San Gabriel Valley. Its staff work with adults and families to provide outreach, shelter, housing, employment, and ongoing supportive services to help people find housing and stay housed for good.
Villa Esperanza Services
Villa Esperanza Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and education of children, adults, and seniors with disabilities. Founded in 1961 by a group of mothers who believed their developmentally disabled children deserved quality care and education, the program was named Villa Esperanza ("House of Hope") in 1966. Today, Villa serves children, adults, and seniors each year ranging in age from 5-96 years old and include individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, Alzheimer's, dementia, Down syndrome, speech or communication difficulties and many other developmental disabilities. Villa serves individuals in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties by offering: o A comprehensive school for children and youth to age 22, serving 24 school districts; --A Speech and Language Center serving children, adults and seniors at Villa and in the surrounding communities; --An integrated, community-based employment and work placement program; --A center and community-based day program for adults; --Eight adult residences in Pasadena and one in Thousand Oaks; --An integrated Adult Day Program serving adults and seniors; --An integrated Care Management Program serving adults and seniors in 41 cities; --Independent Living Services program and a 6-unit independent living apartment in Pasadena
Westmoreland Academy/Institute for the Redesign of Learning
The institute for the Redesign of Learning/Westmoreland Academy's mission is to empower individuals with special needs to take charge of their own learning and become competent, caring, and contributing members of society. Westmoreland Academy offers a unique specialty program for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) based on the belief that extraordinary students require and extraordinary program. the Institute's goal is to provide the most current, effective, and nurturing education and supportive services available anywhere for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and their fmailies, to enable students with ASD to lead happy and productive lives.
Women Against Gun Violence
YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley
The YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley is dedicated to empowering women and girls and eliminating racism. Established in 1905 as an advocate for young women beginning to enter the workforce, the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley has since been a pioneering voice in its fight for racial, economic, and gender equality. From its pre-1920 racial integration plan to the early 1970s founding of the nation's first Big Sister program and the area's first rape hotline, the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley has long been on the cutting edge of responding to the needs of women and continuing the mission of the YWCA USA established over 150 years ago. The YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley serves 850 residents annually in the California communities of Pasadena, Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, LaCanada-Flintridge, Monrovia, San Marino, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. We place special emphasis on working with low-income communities, women, youth, and minorities through our programs and activities. Our program offerings include: summer empowerment camp just for girls after school groups, financial literacy, parent education classes, grandparents as parents support groups SHIELD women's self defense, mat pilates, racial justice committee week without violence, women for racial justice breakfast, women of excellence leadership speaker series