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Jul 15

A New Freezer from a Pasadena Community Foundation Grant

We have a new freezer.  It replaces one that we had been renting.  This new Freezer purchase project was funded by a grant from the unrestricted funds of the Pasadena Community Foundation, made possible by generous donors since 1953.  This new freezer is more energy efficient than the previous one and since we are no longer […]

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Apr 15

Mormon Helping Hands Day at Friends In Deed

Looking forward to this Saturday, April 25, when Mormon Helping Hands National Day of Service comes to Friends In Deed. This is my (Tim) 3rd go around with the Helping Hands Day of service here and it is always a lot of fun. Loads of volunteers helping to clean the Pantry, get ready for the food delivery, […]

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Mar 15

Universal Studios – Random Acts of Giving!

Last Thursday, we were visited by a great group of people from Universal Studios. As part of their “Random Acts of Giving” program, in which Universal employees were given a $15 gift card to Target to be used to benefit an individual or organization, our new Universal friends (Holly, Gerry, Anne, Rudy, John, Courtney, and […]

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Jan 13

Bad Weather Shelter Reports Spike in Demand, Prepares New Homeless Count

The city’s Bad Weather Shelter reported a spike in demand and a sharp rise in the number of homeless families seeking refuge when they started their annual two-day homeless count on Wednesday.   The Bad Weather Shelter opens at 7 p.m. every night in January and February and on a weather-related basis through March 15. ...

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Jan 13

Pasadena homeless count starts as demand peaks for cold-weather shelter

By Janette Williams, Staff Writer   PASADENA – As Pasadena started its annual two-day homeless count Wednesday, the city’s Bad Weather Shelter is coping with a spike in demand and a sharp rise in the number of homeless families seeking refuge.   “We have extremely high numbers this year,” said the ...

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