Hillsides Children’s Charity Announces Holiday Toy Drive
“Working together with business partners gives us an opportunity to reach new audiences who may not know about the needs in their own community,” said Joe Costa, the charity’s CEO. “This effort will help raise awareness about the services and programs we offer to vulnerable children and families that can change their lives.”
Holiday gifts and toys can be delivered to select Pasadena Starbucks locations before December 22. To make a monetary donation and sponsor winter outings for foster care and vulnerable children living at Hillsides, visit www.Hillsides.org or call 323-255-9005.
Founded 97 years ago, Hillsides is a Pasadena residential treatment center and community-based children’s charity that serves vulnerable children and families living in Los Angeles County. To learn more about the foster care children’s charity, visit www.Hillsides.org and its Education Center at www.HillsidesEducationCenter.org.
940 Avenue 64
pasadena, CA 91105
Office: (323) 254-2274 ext. 274
Cell: (310) 713-8567
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