Recovery and Community Persist at Grandview Foundation

Grandview Foundation provides shelter, addiction treatment, and support to individuals struggling with alcohol and drug addiction. Their clients are marginalized and underserved, with 100% of them having experienced homelessness and 75% formerly incarcerated. Each year, Grandview’s 33-bed residential treatment facility in Pasadena serves as many as 200 homeless men, providing shelter and rehabilitation, while an…

Stars After-School Program Pivots to Feed Families in Need

Before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Stars offered after-school programming for Pasadena Unified School District students, as well as summer enrichment, mentoring support, and college student support. Its breadth of services meant that Stars would often serve students from kindergarten through their college years, walking families through their children’s entire educational experience. Their deep…

PCF Grants $372,000 in COVID-19 Relief Funds to Local Nonprofits

PCF has awarded the second phase of grants from its COVID-19 Response Fund to 26 local nonprofits. Totaling $372,000, the grants will support local community-based organizations serving families and individuals experiencing extreme hardship from the economic, social, and physical impact of the COVID-19 crisis. PCF’s first round of COVID-19 emergency response funding was distributed on…

PCF Grant Helps Pasadena Meals on Wheels Doubles Its Deliveries

Pasadena Meals on Wheels has served our community since 1964 “dedicated to helping the disabled, aged, ill or convalescing to live healthier, more nourished lives so they can remain independent in the comfort and security of their own home for as long as possible.” The organization is familiar with food insecurity and the precarious situations…

PCF Helps ARS Mobilize to Feed Seniors during COVID-19 Pandemic

For decades, Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Social Services has supported low-income seniors in Pasadena, with a unique capacity to serve clients who are recent immigrants or refugees and may not seek help elsewhere. The ARS Pasadena office is a one-stop center for maintaining independent living, including medical enrollment, nutritional support, needs assessments, case management, and…