PCF “Heroes Happy Hour” Celebration a “Virtual Success”

PCF’s  annual breakfast to honor local nonprofits providing vital services in the Pasadena area was re-imagined for 2020 to comply with healthcare safety protocols. Instead of an in-person gathering, PCF hosted a live late afternoon virtual event on October 29. Hundreds of people tuned in to enjoy: Live remarks from PCF staff & Board members;…

PCF 2019-2020 Year in Review Events

On Tuesday, February 4th, Pasadena Community Foundation welcomed fund holders and guests to two “Year in Review” events at the University Club of Pasadena. PCF hosts this annual gathering to share an overview of the previous year’s financial performance and an outlook for the coming year from C.J. Dennis, Senior Investment Consultant at Vanguard Institutional…

Local Heroes Breakfast

Pasadena Community Foundation Annual Local Heroes Breakfast On Thursday, November 14, Pasadena’s community leaders joined PCF’s donors and friends at the annual Local Heroes breakfast, honoring the nonprofit organizations that received grants from the Foundation in 2019. PCF was honored to host Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek, Vice Mayor Tyron Hampton, City Councilmember Victor Gordo and…

College Women’s Club Awards 2019 Scholarships

The historic College Women’s Club of Pasadena announced awards totaling $41,000 for the 2019-2020 school year, the largest amount in the scholarship program’s history. Twelve women representing five area colleges were awarded scholarships at the annual College Women’s Club of Pasadena award luncheon, held Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at the Women’s City Club. The dedicated…

2018 Legacy Luncheon: PCF Honors Those Who Build Hometown Legacies

On September 18, the Pasadena Community Foundation honored 130 guests which included Legacy Society members, Endowment Builders, and Professional Advisors at its Legacy Luncheon.  Guest speaker John J. Kennedy, Pasadena City Councilmember and Vice Mayor, spoke about creating an endowment to honor his parents. He shared stories about his parents and how they emphasized education…