Pasadena Starbucks Partners with Hillsides, a Children’s Charity
Brittany Berryman, Community Resources Assistant, Guillermo Nuñez III, Resident of Pasadena with Sarah Coffman, Stabucks Manager
Starbucks’ philosophy in community service is the belief that being involved in their communities is not only the right thing to do, it’s also good business. Starbucks community service goal, based on its website (www.starbucks.com), is for “Starbucks partners (employees) and customers to contribute more than one million hours of community service each year by 2015.”
“Every store is part of a community, and we take our responsibility to be good neighbors seriously. We want to be invited in wherever we do business. By partnering with great organizations like Hillsides, we can be a force for positive action by bringing together our partners, our customers, and our community of Pasadena.” said Jennifer Vanderpool, Starbucks district manager.
Holiday gifts and toys can be delivered to any Starbucks store in Pasadena before December 25. 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 99 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.
As a Pasadena foster care charity founded in 1913, Hillsides creates safe places for children at risk and their families by providing residential care, mental health services to break the cycle of domestic violence, special education, and advocacy. To learn more about Hillsides, visit www.Hillsides.org.
940 Avenue 64
Pasadena, CA 91105
Contact: Marisol Barrios
(323) 254-2274 ext. 274
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