LOS ANGELES, November 30, 2017 – Last December, Rosa* and her family of six children had given up hope that the holidays would be joyful. Rosa, recently free from an abusive relationship, could barely afford a one-bedroom apartment where all seven slept on one mattress or on the floor. Buying presents for her children or providing a holiday meal would be an impossible financial stretch.
LOS ANGELES, November 17, 2017 – Hillsides young professional group, H100, gathered together on November 15 for its annual fall social at The Cellar: A Wine Library in Pasadena. The evening was a chance for members to mingle, introduce new guests to the group, and to answer the holiday wishes of teen who live at Hillsides’ residential treatment program. The guests provided for many of the holiday wishes, which included basics such as bedding as well as personalized gift requests.
LOS ANGELES, November 9, 2017 – Hillsides, a Southern California foster care charity, is pleased to announce that long-time Hillsides supporters Joan McCarthy and John Gong will co-chair the Hillsides 2018 gala, La Nuit des Rêves. The French-themed gala, Hillsides’ largest fundraiser of the year, will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena.
Hillsides Honors Assemblymember Chris Holden for his Legislative Leadership Concerning Foster Youth and Housing
LOS ANGELES, October 27, 2017 – Hillsides honored Assemblymember Chris Holden with an advocacy award for his legislative efforts concerning foster care and affordable housing at a ceremony and roundtable discussion held at Hillsides’ headquarters in Pasadena on October 23.
LOS ANGELES, October 26, 2017 – Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek was one of several local dignitaries to attend the 35th Anniversary and Open House of Hillsides Education Center (HEC) held on October 18 in Pasadena. Mayor Tornek presented the school with a city commendation and spoke about the positive change it has made in the community. “I want to thank Hillsides for serving such a vulnerable population and one the city is not equipped to handle,” he said. “The services it provides are invaluable.”