Heroes Happy Hour

Join PCF in celebrating the good works local nonprofits are doing to combat the effects of COVID. Our first ever virtual event promises to be uplifting, fun-filled, informative and entertaining. It’s open to all and admission is free.

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We're in this together

PCF is supporting our community during the COVID-19 crisis with funds to support both local nonprofits and small businesses.

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The Pasadena Community Foundation helps donors maximize the impact of their charitable contributions. Together we strengthen the community, preserve cultural resources, and assist those in need.

What we’ve done, together

Thanks to the generosity of philanthropists who call our community home, PCF continues to thrive and expand its influence.

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years of prudent stewardship


charitable assets through 2019


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awarded to non-profits since 1953

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News & Events

Healthy Kids is the Common Goal

While this year’s Young & Healthy Gala was a virtual fundraiser, the nonprofit’s annual J. Donald Thomas Award acknowledges real-life support that has changed the lives of countless needy children in the Pasadena area. “This award to the Pasadena Child Health Foundation (PCHF) is recognition for all the support they have given us through the…

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Building on ‘LaLa’s’ Legacy with an Out of the Ordinary Gift

“‘Lala’. She was the heart and soul of the family,” explains Kate Healy about her grandmother, Nancy Nash Beckham who lived in Pasadena and was a familiar fixture at All Saints Church and other volunteer organizations in Pasadena that helped the homeless and hungry. At the church, she was known as “The Cookie Lady,” since…

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Front-line Heroes Get a Food Hug

“Just because we can’t physically hug people right now, there are ways we can show our appreciation and support the essential workers who are out there doing their jobs and making a difference in our community,” says Trisha Muse explaining how a newly — formed non-profit is connecting two groups greatly affected by the pandemic….

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