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Partnerships

C is for Cookies and Clinic Workers

“I think baking cookies is equal to Queen Victoria running an empire. There’s no difference in how seriously you take the job, how seriously you approach your whole life.” – Martha Stewart Greenleaf Chop Shop takes its job seriously –  that’s why they make such delicious fresh food. So when…...

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A Delicious Thank You for Vaccination Workers

Blaze Pizza made a generous donation of 30 pizzas to Pasadena Unified School District vaccination clinic workers and volunteers last week. PUSD healthcare professionals were assisted by PUSD non-teaching employees who volunteered to help with registration and observation. What a delicious thank you for their dedicated service! After caring for…...

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Toys That Meet Unique Learning Needs

“Thank you for these much needed supplies!” – Romy Cisneros, PreK SAI at Webster Elementary Thanks to a generous gift from a private donor and a grant by Pasadena Educational Foundation, 175 Pasadena Unified School District students with disabilities received specialized materials to support their unique learning needs. Specifically identified…...

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Helping Students Explore The World Through Reading

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”  – Martin Luther King Jr. The Pasadena Educational Foundation knows the importance of putting great books in the hands of children. Books are great…...

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More than Warm Wishes – Curbside Holiday Meals

By Nancy Carol Inguanzo | Volunteer & Engagement Manager The holidays come with countless expectations – from family gatherings to shiny gifts to office parties. This year our expectations were altered, given the global COVID-19 pandemic. Most focused on the meaning of the holidays, tried to find joy in simplicity,…...

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Our Community’s Generosity Has Strengthened and Inspired Us

Thank you! Our heartfelt thanks to our community for your support and all that you have made possible for our Pasadena Unified students and teachers. Throughout this challenging time, the generosity of our donors, volunteers, and partners has strengthened and inspired us. Here are just some of the ways your…...

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COVID-19 Relief Made Possible by the Pasadena Community Foundation

From the onset of COVID-19, the Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) swiftly moved to support and uplift the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) and the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD), providing generous contributions, assistance in repurposing several current grants, and encouragement in our goals to further learning, health, and safety during the…...

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Thank You Neighborhood Church of Pasadena!

This fall, the Neighborhood Church of Pasadena reached out to the Pasadena Educational Foundation to take part in its “Share the Plate” initiative. Every Sunday the church collects an offering to go entirely to their community partners as an additional gift. The goal of this offering is to help make…...

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Extra Yard for Teachers Week Honors PUSD Teacher Cynthia Macias

Thank you Pasadena Tournament of Roses and CFP Foundation! Story courtesy Pasadena Tournament of Roses. The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Kicks Off Extra Yard for Teachers Week by Honoring Local Pasadena Teacher Cynthia Macias as a Part of the Big Day for Teachers Celebration Macias will receive a $1,000 Donors…...

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Thank You TIAA’s Pasadena Office!

Thank you to TIAA’s Pasadena office for once again supporting the Pasadena Educational Foundation. More than 50 employees donated more than 500 school and art supplies, and TIAA matched their gifts for a total of more than 1,000 items for TIAA’s 3rd annual Back to School supply drive that helps…...

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