Local fine artist Sam Nicholson is donating 25 percent of any of his paintings purchased by supporters of the Pasadena-headquartered non-profit Hillsides. “My wife Diane and I have been involved with Hillsides for years, and it’s such a worthy cause that it’s an honor for me to help out,” said Nicholson.
(PASADENA, CA)—The Pasadena-headquartered charity Hillsides has begun its annual school supply donation drive to help children and youth in need prepare for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Hillsides’ goal is to put together 170 backpacks filled with school supplies for 90 elementary school students, 30 middle schoolers, and 50 high school students. The cost of the backpacks are $40, $50, and $60 respectively. The items packaged inside vary by grade level, and range from binders and pencils to calculators and dictionaries.
(PASADENA, CA) The Pasadena-headquartered charity Hillsides has received a $5,000 donation from the Greater Los Angeles New Car Dealers Association. John Symes, owner of Symes Automotive Group and a member of the Association’s board of directors, presented the check to Hillsides Chief Executive Officer Joseph M. Costa at the Symes Toyota dealership.
(PASADENA, CA) The Pasadena-headquartered charity Hillsides has expanded its services to include a Chemical Dependency Awareness and Prevention program. Families throughout Los Angeles County will have access to the program through the agency’s Family Resource Centers and school-based sites.
WHO: The Peer Resource Center (PRC), a one-stop shop of centralized support for youth in need ages 16 – 25, will celebrate its one-year anniversary. The PRC is part of Hillsides program for transition-age youth, Youth Moving On. WHAT: Open to the community, the celebration includes lunch and refreshments, youth awards, youth speakers, and a short film celebrating the PRC. The event will also provide games, a photo booth, music, food, prizes and more. WHEN: Thursday, June 26