PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES KICKS OFF DISTRIBUTION OF OVER 14,000 BOOKS DONATED BY THE UPS STORE TO ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

PASADENA, Calif. (September 8, 2021) – Today, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses celebrated International Literacy Day by starting the month-long distribution of 14,000 books generously donated by The UPS Store® network to public elementary schools in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD). Through the collective efforts of Tournament of Roses volunteers, The UPS Store, the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, PUSD and the Pasadena Educational Foundation, San Rafael Elementary School was the first recipient of a variety of 12 different book titles relevant to each grade level.

PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES KICKS OFF BOOK DONATION TO LOCAL NON-PROFITS IN HONOR OF MLK AND NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE

PASADENA, Calif. (Jan. 18, 2021) – Today, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses honored the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by participating in the National Day of Service. A handful of Tournament of Roses’ 935 volunteer members gathered at Tournament House to kick off our distribution of books to students of Pasadena.  Working with our partner Literati, the premier children’s book subscription service in the U.S., the Tournament of Roses is working to get 10,000 books into the hands of local children (ages 5-12).

DAY ONE OPENS OUTDOOR LEARNING POD FOR STUDENTS

PASADENA, Calif. (October 20, 2020) – Day One has announced the establishment of their DO Study Zone, an outdoor learning pod that will be available to local students at no cost to families.

TOURNAMENT OF ROSES 2019 COMMUNITY IMPACT REPORT

PASADENA, Calif. (Aug. 27, 2020) – Volunteerism and investing in our community are among the Pasadena Tournament of Roses’® cornerstones. Each year, we provide a Community Impact Report with details about our commitment to those we serve.

PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES UNABLE TO HOST 2021 ROSE PARADE ON NEW YEAR’S DAY

With reluctance and tremendous disappointment, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association announces that, in accordance with Governor Newsom’s Phase IV re-opening schedule, and after thoughtful consideration of the restrictions and guidelines in place as a result of COVID-19, we are unable to host the 2021 Rose Parade.

PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES FOUNDATION ELECTS NEW LEADERSHIP

PASADENA, Calif. (July 9, 2020) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors and new officers. Since its inception in 1983, the Pasadena Tournament of Foundation has invested over $3 million in more than 200 Pasadena area organizations.

TOURNAMENT OF ROSES FOUNDATION ANNOUNCING 2020 GRANT AWARDS TOTALING OVER $140,000

PASADENA, Calif. (June 18, 2020) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation is proud to announce its 2020 grant awards totaling over $140,000 presented to 16 organizations in the San Gabriel Valley. These grants will support new and ongoing programs benefiting children, teens, adults and seniors. Due to COVID-19, many of the grant recipients were able to adjust their service approach to comply with physical distancing, while others pivoted their programming to meet community needs related to the pandemic.

PASADENA TOURNAMENT OF ROSES FOUNDATION ELECTS NEW LEADERSHIP

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors and new officers. Since its inception in 1983, the Pasadena Tournament of Foundation has invested over $3 million in more than 200 Pasadena-area organizations. Community programs receive grants in the categories of Performing and Visual Arts, Sports and Recreation, and Education (Early Childhood Education, Literacy and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

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