The Uookaa Foundation

The Uookaa Foundation was established by Fred Wesley and Alison Snow in memory of their son Walker Wesley, who died suddenly on March 7, 2021 at age 31. “Uookaa,” pronounced “Wah-kah,” is Walker’s creative spelling of a nickname he acquired from a young child living down the street who had difficulty pronouncing the L and…

The Hummingbird Endowment for the Arts

Jennifer Lauren Miller Higley shaped her short life by caring for causes greater than herself and fully experiencing the brilliance of human expression. Whether that meant championing social equality and women’s rights, visiting museums and exhibitions weekly, teaching the art of ikebana, or sharing her love of film, music, and art with her friends and family,…

John & Elaine Gregory Family Charitable Fund

John Shambaugh Gregory, son of Joan Elizabeth (Libby) Gregory and Theodore Roy Gregory, was born April 30, 1942, and passed away on November 13th at the age of 76 due to complications from leukemia. He is survived by his wife, Elaine, his two sisters, three children and six grandchildren. John was born in Pasadena and…

John Schug Memorial Fund

This named endowment fund benefits Pasadena by supporting Pasadena Community Foundation’s local grantmaking in memory of John Schug.

Bonnie Baha Memorial Scholarship

Bonnie Baha was regarded as one of the top investment minds in the country. She was a partner at DoubleLine Capital LP and integral to launching the firm in 2009 and helping to build it into one of the fastest-growing asset managers of all time. As head of Global Developed Credit, she and her team…