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Our Mission

Pasadena Beautiful Foundation works with individuals, community organizations and the City to restore, renew and protect Pasadena’s parks, urban forests, and public spaces.

An Update from PBF

Dear Friends of Pasadena Beautiful Foundation,

There is a sense of optimism as we emerge from the stress and strain of a very difficult year for all of us and move into summer. At PBF, we’re excited to get our activities back on the calendar. It feels like we have much to look forward to.

Our annual luncheon, which is open to all PBF members, is now scheduled for the third week of June. Over the summer we’ll be heading out on field trips to fun places like Lotusland and Apricot Lane Farms.

Starting in the fall, PBF will be hosting both the Golden Arrow and the Commercial Design awards. And our Wednesday Weeders will be back in action working in Pasadena’s parks and library gardens, making sure our public spaces are spruced up. If you would like to participate, please check our website for more information on these activities.

You make all the difference to our community. If you haven’t already joined PBF as a member, I encourage you to do so. When you join our all volunteer, 60 year old organization, you will be helping us plant trees around the City and help us support our many efforts to benefit the community.

Best wishes,

Brad Hanson
Pasadena Beautiful President

PBF By The Numbers

60

Years in Existence

5,000

Trees Planted

12,000

Hours Volunteered

1,500

Awards Given

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Featured Project

Landscaping Project at Hill Avenue Branch Library

Pasadena Beautiful Foundation is pleased to announce the award of a grant from the Pasadena Community Foundation for the beautification of the Hill Avenue Branch Library. Over its long collaboration, the City of Pasadena regularly makes suggestions to the Pasadena Beautiful Foundation (PBF) about City property …
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New Board Member

Pasadena Beautiful Foundation is pleased to introduce our newest Board member, Christian Arndt. Christian is a licensed architect and has spent the past 35 years working …
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We are a volunteer organization both in our leadership and our services. Everyone who is interested in making the City of Pasadena a better place to live and work through enhancement of the urban forest and streetscapes is welcome to join.