American Cancer Society California • Pasadena • Programs and services to help manage cancer treatment and recovery and find emotional support.
American Childhood Cancer • Los Angeles • Provides information and support for children and adolescents with cancer and their families, to provide grassroots leadership through advocacy and awareness, and to support research leading to a cure for all children diagnosed with this life-threatening disease.
Alliance for Housing and Healing • Long Beach • Provides the basic necessities of life – food and shelter – to people struggling with poverty, homelessness and HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County.
American Heart Association • Los Angeles •. Aims to reduce death caused by heart disease and stroke, educates about cardiovascular conditions, ECC and CPR, and promotes donating, heart disease information for healthcare professionals, caregivers, and educators and healthy living.
American Red Cross • Pasadena • Dedicated to providing resources and assistance to the community through five lines of service: disaster preparedness, response, and recovery, health and safety training, blood drives, international services, and service to the armed forces and veterans.
A Place Called Home • Los Angeles • Provides a safe, nurturing environment with proven programs in arts, education and wellness for the young people in South Central Los Angeles to help them improve their economic conditions and develop healthy, fulfilling and purposeful lives.
Arroyo Vista Family Health Center • Los Angeles • Provides access to affordable quality healthcare services to the Greater Northeast Los Angeles.
Art Aids Art • Altadena • Focuses on educating the public about South African culture and the HIV/AIDS crisis through presentations at community centers and private home gatherings.
Autism Speakers • Los Angeles • Dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the lifespan, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.
Burbank Temporary Aid Center • Burbank • Provides individuals and families, the working poor, crime victims, senior citizens, and the homeless with the short-term emergency assistance they need to live with dignity.
Cancer Support Community • Pasadena • Ensures that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. All of our programs and services are offered free of charge to individuals facing cancer, including their families and friends.
Casa Treatment Center • Pasadena • 24-hour, non-medical substance abuse treatment program for women, emphasizing abstinence from alcohol and other mind-altering substances and encouraging the physical, mental and spiritual growth in the recovery process, while also addressing co-occurring disorders, providing a safe, clean and sober environment.
ChapCare Medical and Dental Health Center • Pasadena • Provides excellent, comprehensive and innovative health care that is accessible to all the residents of the San Gabriel Valley.
Children Hospital Los Angeles • Los Angeles • Volunteers directly with patients through a variety of opportunities such as escorting patients to hospital appointments, playing with patients in waiting rooms, assisting in hospital playrooms and sometimes at the bedside and reading to children, with additional training.
City of Hope • Duarte • Helps create a compassionate environment for patients, caregivers and guests.
Convalescent Aid Society • Pasadena • Free loan of durable medical equipment.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation • Los Angeles •. Searching for a cure for cystic fibrosis.
End Malaria Now • Manhattan Beach • Raises consciousness and funding to fight and eradicate malaria.
Healing Hearts Across Borders • Monterey Park • Brings healing for the body and hope for the heart to the poor in Tijuana, Mexico.
Healthy Start Family Center • Pasadena • Provides assistance, support and access to services for children and their families in ways that help them overcome barriers and achieve goals.
Hear Center • Pasadena • Offers complete and affordable hearing and speech services and is dedicated to helping people at all stages of life be a part of the hearing and speaking world.
Huntington Hospital • Pasadena • Helping to make the hospital environment friendly and approachable at a time when people are at their greatest emotional need.
Impact Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center • Pasadena • Provides a caring, structured, no-nonsense program of recovery for those who have a desire to get and stay clean and sober, using real world experience and evidence-based therapies to guide the individual towards a lasting process of change.
Knots of Love • Los Angeles • Warms the hearts and heads of people through chemo.
LAC+USC Medical Center • Los Angeles • Opportunity to take an active role in community, building skills, making a difference, and exploring career opportunities.
Laurel Foundation • Pasadena • Empowers children, youth and families affected by HIV/AIDS, transgender youth, and the at-risk youth population through educational and support programs in a safe and trusting environment.
Let it Be Foundation • Chino • Provides ongoing support and services to families of children diagnosed with cancer throughout the sick child's treatment with a focus on the entire family.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society • Los Angeles • Cures leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
Men Educating Men about Health • Pasadena • Dedicated to raising the awareness, importance and understanding of men's health issues, focusing on current information about wellness and healthcare options.
Methodist Hospital • Arcadia • Supports patients and staff in a variety of ways, from patient interaction to administrative tasks.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society • Los Angeles • Works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS and raise funds for critical research.
Operation Walk • Los Angeles • Provides the gift of mobility through life-changing joint replacement surgeries at no cost for those in need in the United States and globally.
Pablove Foundation • Los Angeles • Investing in underfunded, cutting-edge pediatric cancer research to improve the lives of children living with cancer through the arts.
Planned Parenthood • Pasadena • Provides affordable, high-quality, confidential reproductive health care to local women, men, and teens regardless of personal circumstances or ability to pay.
Project Angel Food • Los Angeles • Provides a vital lifeline of hope and nutrition to neighbors struggling with illness by cooking and delivering medically tailored meals every week to people who are too sick to shop and cook for themselves.
Professional Child Development Associates • Pasadena • Multidisciplinary screening, evaluation, therapy, and specialized services for children, birth through 21 years of age, and their families, when there are any concerns or problems in autism and any other issues in development, behavior, or social relationships at home, school, or in the community.
Ronald McDonald House • Pasadena • Provides comfort, care and support to children and families to embrace life and healing with a sense of hope, enthusiasm, courage and joy by keeping families close to each other and the care they need. Also operates a cost-free, medically-supervised Camp for children with cancer and their families.
Rose City Center • Pasadena • Offers psychotherapy to the prospect of long-lasting change in a safe and private relationship, in order to explore the emotional and mental distress and current life situation.
Shambhala Meditation Center • Eagle Rock • Offers a path of meditation practice, contemplative arts and social engagement oriented towards modern life.
Shriners Hospital for Children • Pasadena • Care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment.
Susan G Komen • Pasadena • Saves lives and cures the breast cancer.
The Trevor Project • Los Angeles • Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
Young and Healthy • Pasadena • Provides access to high-quality healthcare for uninsured and underserved children and families, to improve the quality of life for all children in the greater Pasadena area through prevention, education and enhanced healthcare services.
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