This is the first of several posts by us outlining charities and non-profit causes near to our heart. Its not always about monetary donations for these groups. Tight on funds? They welcome your time and talents to help them as a volunteer as well. When its all said and done you feel closer and connected to your community when you help it out. And isn’t giving of yourself all that matters this time of year regardless if its Christmas, Hanukkah or Pagan rituals?
One of the charities that I help when I can is the Foothill Unity Center. This group is headquartered here in Monrovia with a satellite office in Pasadena. Year round they service the hungry, newly homeless, newly jobless or whatever other suddent tragedy that hits their home leaving them in need of help. They need volunteers for several upcoming events, money to support their programs, food donations, clothing…whatever you can help them with. Visit their web site linked in here for more information on what you can do to help them. After the jump you can learn more of their immediate needs. Read the rest of this entry →