HEAR Center Upgrades Critical Tech with Grant from PCF

HEAR Center is the only nonprofit audiological and speech therapy center in the San Gabriel Valley and the primary service provider for audiology services in the Pasadena area. Unlike the for-profit hearing service corporations in our area, they provide state-of-the-art hearing (and speech) services for anyone who needs it, regardless of their ability to pay….

PCF Helps Side Street Projects Create Dynamic Community Space

For 24 years Side Street Projects (SSP) has both been run by and has supported visual artists who choose to work in communities instead of galleries. In addition to many artistic installations in the community itself, SSP’s artist-led youth education program teaches students the use of tools through design and fabrication. Like SSP itself, this…

PCF Announces Yes, Virginia Fund Grantees for the 2016 Holiday Season

The Pasadena Community Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of 2016’s Yes, Virginia Fund Grants! Established in 1994, the Yes, Virginia Fund has raised money to support children at the holidays in the Pasadena area, and has awarded over $273,000 to local non-profits in Pasadena that host holiday parties and purchase gifts for needy children….

PCF Helps HMRI Purchase Freezer to Aid Research

The scientists at Huntington Medical Research Institute (HMRI) engage in important work over a wide range of medical issues, including brain, liver, cardiovascular, and general cell & tissue biology research – right here in Pasadena. In support of that work, the scientists require specialized freezers to preserve tissue samples donated by volunteers. In 2016, PCF…

Partnership for Success! Expands Programs for College-Bound Students

Partnership for Success! helps selected Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) students realize their full academic and personal potential in a setting that fosters community, collaboration, and confidence. Their summer enrichment program is designed to help students realize their academic goals and learn the skills needed for a brighter future. This dynamic program spans nine consecutive summers. Selected…