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Press Releases from Hillsides (107 total)

Board Volunteers Join Children's Charity to Help Foster Care Kids

(PASADENA, CA) –Taking the lead to create safe places for children in foster care, Hillsides’ chairman Mark Mertens heads a group of dedicated volunteers at Hillsides, a Pasadena charity. At Hillsides annual meeting new board officers were welcomed and installed into the next two-year term. Leading the agency for another year is Mertens, a Pasadena resident and proprietor of A-4 Moshay in Vernon. Other board officers include Debbe

Foster Care Volunteers Raise Money for Summer Camp Activities

(ARCADIA, CA)—Sponsoring this year’s Bartlett Cup, Hillsides Guild raised over $2,000 for summer camp activities for foster care children at Hillsides, a Pasadena charity. Adding Bunco to the line up of activities guests could participate in, Guild volunteers also offered the traditional tennis and bridge tournaments. “Hillsides summer camp starts the day the school year is over from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Staff keeps the children and

Children's Charity Gets Help from Penn State Alumni Volunteers

(Pasadena, CA)--Volunteers from the Los Angeles Chapter Penn State Alumni Association and Hillsides families gathered together to landscape and beautify an outdoor communal area at Hillsides Community Center in Echo Park. Hillsides, a Pasadena charity that creates safe places for children in foster care and prevents the cycle of domestic violence for children at risk and their families, recently opened the newly renovated Echo Park facility in March for families

Special Education School Hosts Science Fair for Kids in Pasadena

Hillsides Education Center, celebrating its 25th year of providing special education to children needing individualized attention for severe emotional disturbances like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities, hosted is sixth annual science fair. Seventy students participated in this year’s science fair with projects on various topics, such as the Mars landing, robots, volcanoes, geology, and many projects on individual flora and fauna. In preparation to the science fair, a

Pasadena Foster Care Charity Hosts Annual Children's Banquet: Youth Volunteers a …

On May 3, Hillsides hosted its fifth annual Children Stand for Children Banquet, a celebration of excellence in youth leadership and community service. This youth advocacy program is sponsored by Hillsides, a Pasadena charity that creates safe places for children in foster care and prevents the cycle of abuse for children at risk and their families. Featuring a “Planting Seeds” theme, signifying the seeds of kindness and change the

Volunteers Honored for Helping Kids in Foster Care

(PASADENA, CA)--Volunteers are a special group of individuals willing to lend a hand to change the life of a child in foster care. A Pasadena children’s charity, Hillsides honored dedicated volunteers with Special Recognition Awards at its awards ceremony. Receiving an award was Encino resident Jean Smart, Emmy Award-winning stage and screen actor, for bringing smiles and love to Hillsides youngsters. Smart, who can be seen on the

Mother/Daughter Charity Organization Receives Community Award

(PASADENA, CA)—During Hillsides Angel Awards Ceremony, National Charity League-Pasadena Chapter (NCL) received the Hillsides Community Angel Award for its ongoing community support and creating safe places for many vulnerable populations. As a philanthropic organization that fosters mother-daughter relationships committed to community service, leadership development, and cultural experiences, NCL Pasadena has left a mark on Hillsides and many other nonprofit organizations. Filling the community needs, NCL Pasadena has touched

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