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
American Cancer Society
Aspires West Pasadena
Aspires West Pasadena (AWP) is a non-profit community service organization. it is an after-school student success program, designed to help students maximize their learning potential in Mathematics and Language Arts and other key subjects.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan for the needs of people with autism and their families.
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.
Bertha Mae Johnson Mims Legacy of Love Foundation
Bertha Mae Johnson Mims Legacy Foundation is dedicated to the formation maintenance and the sustainment of living legacies for future generations through resources, sharing, and the creation of assets.
Boston Court Performing Arts Center
The award-winning Boston Court Performing Arts Center is dedicated 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.
California State Summer School Arts Foundation
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.
CHOICESS is a private, nonprofit 501( c ) (3) Corporation that was founded in 1988 by Joseph and Rebecca Donofrio and a Board of Directors made up of family members, individuals receiving services and advocates with the mission of providing support services to persons with developmental disabilities who want to live, work and recreate in their own communities.
The mission of CHOICESS is to provide support services to persons with developmental disabilities so that they can live, work and recreate in the community, and for individuals to become interdependent within their community by assisting to build and develop a community network. CHOICESS will provide support, and coordinate generic services for individuals to function successfully in their community. The agency is committed to insuring that persons with developmental disabilities can obtain the same quality of life that exists for all members of their community.
CHOICESS supports people with developmental disabilities who are over the age of 18, are Regional Center clients, and who need support to successfully access their community. Individuals who utilize CHOICESS may have one or more of the following labels: intellectual disabilities, spectrum disorder, behavioral challenges, physical disabilities, sensory impairment or need for psychological support.
Community Bible Community Development Corp.
Community Health Alliance Pasadena
CHAP is a nonprofit medical and dental health center providing high quality and affordable health care services
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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.
Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles
Walk to End Epilepsy returns to the Rose Bowl – PCC members are invited to join!
The Walk to End Epilepsy returns to the Rose Bowl on Nov 5, 2017 from 8 AM to 12 PM. Nearly 5,000 people are expected to attend this year’s event to raise awareness and funds for care, advocacy, research and education.
The Walk will feature a non-competitive 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Stroll, family friendly activities such as a Pop-up Village for children, epilepsy information booths, arts/crafts booths; a photo booth; Wishing Wall interactive art piece; stage performances; awards presentation; food truck vendors; community booths and a marketplace.
Tickets: Registration is $25 per person 2 years and older: Online Pre-Registration
(closes noon Friday, November 3, 2017). Tickets are also available the day of the event.
Create a team or join as a corporate sponsor to stand with others in the fight to END EPILEPSY®.
For additional information or sponsorship opportunities visit WalktoEndEpilepsy.org or Don Nose at the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles at 310-670-2870 or contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Exchange Club of Pasadena c/o Affinity Associates
Eye Heart Art
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
Multi 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 an interfaith collaborative that is dedicated to alleviate the effects of poverty and encourage self-sufficiency through the collective efforts of congregations, volunteers, and community organizations. Through mutual support, we strive to provide a safe space for all of our clients, one where they are listened to, encouraged, and respected, in order to promote self-worth and dignity.
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.
Great Minds in STEM
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.
Heartsent Adoptions Inc.
Help For Strokes
Our mission is to prevent strokes-and the recurrence of strokes-by providing access to stroke prevention eduction; as well as support for stroke survivors and their caregivers.
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
Huntington Medical Research Inst. (HMRI)
Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI) is an independent, nonprofit, public-benefit organization dedicated to improving health and prolonging life by enhancing knowledge of life processes and disease, and by developing technology to diagnose and treat diseases. It is widely known for development of methods and applications of medical magnetic resonance, including imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy, for pioneering studies on biomedical applications of laser energy, development of the hydrocephalus shunt to treat "water-on-the-brain," for basic and applied cancer research, for development of electronic neural rehabilitation technology, and for studies in vascular biology. New Other programs include molecular oncology, molecular neurology and brain mapping (magnetoencephalography, or MEG), and liver studies.
Youth Summer Internship
Institute for Educational Advancement
The Institute for Educational Advancement (IEA) is dedicated to the intellectual, creative, and personal growth of our nations' gifted and high-potential youth. Central to the mission of IEA is a commitment to the development of the whole child through engaging educational experiences that promote optimal challenge, mentorship, exploration of ideas, and recognition of personal potential. IEA seeks to connect like-minded individuals and supports a diverse community that creates a sense of belonging and affirmation.
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.
Light Bringer Project
Light Bringer Project is a nonprofit, Pasadena-based arts organization founded in 1990. Our mission is to build community through the power of arts and education. We deliver these programs to underserved youth in the Pasadena and Los Angeles area. The organization also owns and produces two free annual arts events: Pasadena Chalk Festival and Pasadena Doo Dah Parade.
Malmberg & Associates
Malmberg & Associates
Senior Retirement Community and services
National Hispanic Media Coalition
The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a non-partisan, non-profit, media advocacy and civil rights organization created to advance American Latino employment and programming equity throughout the entertainment industry and to advocate for telecommunications policies that benefit Latinos and other people of color. NHMC's mission is to educate and influence media corporations on the importance of including U.S. Latinos at all levels of employment. It challenges media that carelessly exploit negative Latino stereotypes. It scrutinizes and opines on media and telecommunications policy issues before the Federal Communications Commission and in Congress. NHMC was established in Los Angeles in 1986 and currently has two offices: its headquarters in Pasadena, California, and a Washington, DC, office. NHMC serves as a national organization comprised of statewide chapters that have a strong presence in the following areas: California, New York, Arizona, Michigan and Washington, DC.
Neighbors Empowering Youth (NEY)
North Lake Village Business Association
The North Lake Village Business Association (NLVBA) was created to promote economic prosperity, growth and neighborhood vitality in the North Lake Area of Pasadena. Spearheaded by the Enterprise Zone of the City of Pasadena in early 2005, the organization is slowly being recognized as a new commercial center for different kinds of activities. One of NLVBA's visions is to attract individuals and businesses that will promote Art in all of its variedly exciting forms. NLVBA is seeking potential members from the businesses around Lake Avenue and Washington Blvd. NLVBA holds morning meetings on the first Tuesday of the month. Local area issues are discussed with city officials at the meetings and NLVBA lobby for positive changes for the businesses in the area. Members vary from small one-person shops to multi-million dollar businesses. NLVBA plans and supports business forums, mixers, special events, picnics and other social networking events. NLVBA members are multi-racial, politically diverse, and multi-talented. For more info, please visit our website at www.NorthLakeVillage.biz.
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." Families grow and change, and new informaiton and technologies are always emerging.
Outward Bound Adventures
Outward Bound Adventures, Inc. (OBA) is nationally known as one of the oldest and most successful nonprofits expressly dedicated to engaging hard-to-reach and underserved populations in nature-based programming. Our mission is to provide meaningful nature-based education which promotes positive self-development, environmental responsibility and outdoor career exposure for urban youth. The ultimate goal of OBA is to create a change in lifestyle rather than just a memorable outdoor experience.
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 Arts Council
Pasadena Chamber of Commerce-Office
Pasadena Community Foundation
The Pasadena Community Foundation improves and enriches the lives of people in the greater Pasadena area through commitments to:
Provide grants and services to strengthen community-based organizations
Promote and participate in community partnerships
Enable donors to meet their philanthropic goals
Serve as leader and catalyst to build charitable funds emphasizing permanent endowments to fund grants to local organizations
Pasadena Educational Foundation
Pasadena Fire Fighters Local 809
Pasadena Heritage’s mission is to identify, preserve, and protect the historic, architectural and cultural resources of the City of Pasadena through advocacy and education. This membership supported, community-based non-profit offers a variety of tours, lectures, workshops, and events that highlight our beautiful city’s historic treasurers. All programs and events are open to the public. For more information visit www.pasadenaheritage.org.
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.
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 California Art
Pasadena Museum of California Art presents the breadth of California art and design through exhibitions that explore the cultural dynamics and influences that are unique to California.
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 premiere 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
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 Roving Archers
Pasadena Sandwich Company
Pasadena Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center
Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts
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
Planetary Society, The
Our Mission: To inspire the people of Earth to explore other worlds, understand our own and seek life elsewhere.
NGO-Weather science and prep
Planned Parenthood Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley, Inc
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)
Project Scientist promotes Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math to girls ages 4-14. The need for Project Scientist was based off a vast amount of research that shows girls with a high skill, aptitude, and talent for STEM subjects are not currently served or identified at a young age. Project Scientist was created to change the world's view of "who" a scientist is and "what" a scientist does. Every second of a girl's time with Project Scientist is intentional and based off of the latest research of what drives and sustains girl's interest in STEM. We annually partner with Harvard and the University of North Carolina Charlotte to research our model and validate our impact.
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 or
Customized Board and Staff trainings.
Rosemary Children's Services
Since 1920, Rosemary Children's Services, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has been committed to helping troubled and at-risk children in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Orange Counties. Our mission is to provide compassionate and therapeutic support to help children, adolescents and families heal from their pasts and move toward productive and fulfilling futures. Our services include: Residential Program, Mental Health Services, Non-public School, Foster Care and Adoption Services, and Transitional Housing.
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.
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.
St. Baldrick's Foundation
As the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, the St. Baldrick’s Foundation believes that kids are special and deserve to be treated that way. St. Baldrick’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 – 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.
Ten Thousand Villages of Pasadena
Ten Thousand Villages is a nonprofit fair trade retailer that specializes in unique handmade gift items that support social enterprise groups in more than 35 countries around the world. We are recognized in the community as a source for unusual home decor, jewelry, and unusual artwork and craft items. Ten Thousand Villages is also known for its mission to create opportunities for artisans in developing countries to earn income through bringing their products and their stories to our store on South Lake.
The First Tee of Greater Pasadena
Union Station Homeless Services
Union Station Homeless Services seeks to enable its clients to transform their lives. As the largest provider of emergency and transitional shelter in the San Gabriel Valley, Union Station reaches out to assist people in making the changes they need to make to become productive and self supporting. Food, shelter, medical services, employment services and counseling are provided at no charge at our two facilities.
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 In Action Education Fund
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