PCF Grant Supports Holistic Project in NW Pasadena

For underserved and vulnerable Pasadena communities, issues of access have compounded the hardships of the year-long pandemic. In the fall of 2020, as part of its COVID-19 Relief Response, Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) helped fund the Achieving Access Together Project, created by Adelante Youth Alliance (AYA). The Project sought to direct resources and services to…

Microgrant Program Supports Small Business Owners

Fifty-nine small business owners in Pasadena recently learned they have been selected to receive funding through the City of Pasadena 2021 Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant program. Pasadena Community Foundation was selected to administer the entire program following its success in overseeing a similar partnership with the city last summer. The grants will assist some…

PCF Funds Second Vaccine Clinic

Pasadena Community Foundation recently funded a partnership that enables Harambee Ministries to host two COVID-19 vaccination clinics for nearby neighbors in Northwest Pasadena. PCF recognizes that getting shots into the arms of all Pasadena-area residents is a critical component of its ongoing COVID-19 response and is proud to facilitate citywide efforts to bolster equity in…

PCF Funds Critical Vaccine Collaboration

Early in March, on a rainy Wednesday morning, Planned Parenthood Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley (PPPSGV) Health Center in north Pasadena welcomed some important patients. An elderly couple, linked in arms, walked in slowly together. A middle-age construction worker moved into line for his appointment before a shift at a nearby construction site. More arrived,…

Remembering Jacque with a Hike and an Endowment

On Friday, February 26, 2021, a group of friends gathered for a commemorative hike to honor the life of someone very special to them: Jacque Foreman Conroy, who passed away on the same date in 2020. Jacque was an exceptionally dedicated volunteer, both with the Christmas Tree Lane Association and especially with the Altadena Rotary…