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Passport to Charities Saturday, May 19th

African American news from Pasadena - Passport to Charities event newsOutward Bound Adventures (OBA) is participating in the Pasadena Independent Schools Foundation (PISF) second annual Passport to Charities event to be held Saturday May 19 from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. This event is open to the public.

This event showcases 45 local non-profits; many of which are PISF past grantees (including OBA). It is a spectacular opportunity for the community to learn about worthy nonprofits. In addition to the charity booths, there will be entertainment and food and drinks available for purchase.

  • Learn about 50 exceptional local charities
  • Explore future service projects
  • Be inspired to make a difference and sign up for volunteer opportunities

The Pasadena Independent Schools Foundation (PISF) is an innovative youth philanthropic education program that provides middle and high school aged students with a hands-on opportunity to operate a private foundation. The program is the ultimate embodiment of the "teach a man to fish - and feed him for life" philosophy.

Student participants, with the assistance of faculty, parent and philanthropic advisors, will grant $96,000 to local charitable organizations. In the process, students strengthen their connections with the community as well as each other during the first year. In the second year of the program, students make return visits to the charities to learn how the funds were spent and how it benefited the organization.

Please join OBA for this event to be held at Maranatha High School's football field: 169 South St. John Avenue in Pasadena. Stop by our booth to chat OBA staff, volunteers and board members.

[Charities Communities are bound by more than just geography.  The design and production costs for this advertisement have been donated to PISF.  The Pasadena Independent Schools Foundation (PISF) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. PISF is an innovative youth philanthropy initiative that provides middle to high schoolaged students from 12 area schools with hands-on experience in how to establish and operate a charitable foundation. Any contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Thank you to our sponsors:  Charity Spotlight. Originally founded in 1888 as an orphanage, Five Acres today offers an array of services including residential care and educational services, mental health services in homes and schools, foster care and adoptions, and domestic violence prevention. www.5acres.org.]





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