List of Philanthropic Gifts and Support

Tournament of Roses (1890)

First Kindergarten in Pasadena (1899)

Funded a Truancy Officer position for the city schools (1902)

Established and ran the first Public Rest Room for Women (1909)

Aged Men of the County Farm

Christmas Boxes for the Indians

Federal Nursery School project at the Mexican Settlement House

Scripps Home for the Aged

Rosemary Cottage

Pasadena Welfare Department

Los Angeles Orphans’ Home

Chest Clinic

Pasadena Dispensary

Pasadena Children’s Training Society

City of Hope

Los Angeles County General Hospital (pediatrics ward)

Mission Sanitarium

Booth Memorial Hospital

Child Guidance Clinic

Red Cross

March of Dimes

Episcopal Church Home for Children

Salvation Army

Pasadena Settlement Association/Pasadena Settlement House


Girls Club of Pasadena

Saint Luke’s Hospital

Sierra Madre Hospital

La Vina Sanitorium

Pacific State Hospital

Boys’ Club of Pasadena

Community Chest

Camarillo State Hospital for Children

Los Angeles Children’s Hospital

Multiple Sclerosis

Cystic Fibrosis Association for Children

Sister Kenny Foundation for care of a child patient

Women’s Hospital

Orthopedic Hospital

American Friends Service Committee

Los Angeles Heart Association

Cancer Clinic

Pasadena-Altadena Youth Conference

Rancho Los Amigos (Children’s Ward)

Boys’ and Girls’ Aid Society of Altadena

Magazines for Europe (wartime)

Scattergood Association

Casa de San Gabriel

Spastic Children’s League of Pasadena


American Cancer Society

Pasadena Braille Club

Pasadena Council of Churches

Pasadena Health School for rheumatic fever children

Huntington Hospital (Pediatrics Unit)

The Toy Wagon

Hazel Hurst Foundation for the Blind

Pasadena War Chest

Pasadena Tuberculosis Association

Pasadena Day Nursery

Christmas Bureau (Christmas Mother)

Boys’ Preventorium

Pasadena Welfare Bureau

Foothill Preventorium for Girls

Braille Institute for the Blind

Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets for the Needy

Council of Religious Education

Council of Social Agencies

Campfire Girls

Needlework Guild of America

Milk for Undernourished Girls and Boys

Association for Retarded Citizens of San Gabriel Valley

Santa Teresita Sanatorium

State Scholarship Fund

Pasadena Hospital Auxiliary

Central Volunteer Bureau

The Ruth Protective Home

The Block Air

Children’s Services Court Shelter Care

Pasadena Schools Scholarship fund

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Pasadena Ronald McDonald House
Ronald McDonald House Meals of Love

Villa Esperanza

Friends of Foster Children Holiday Toy Drive

The Wellness Community

Pasadena Senior Center
Walter Hoving Home

Haven House


Five Acres

Door of Hope

Roosevelt School

Friends in Deed

The Women’s Room

Pasadena Heritage

Pasadena Museum of Art

Pasadena Showcase House of the Arts

National Night Out