Support LACF

Support Lake Avenue Community Foundation


Donate by Mail:

Lake Avenue Community Foundation
712 East Villa Street
Pasadena, California 91101


Is online giving secure?
It certainly is. We use PayPal and which are PCI DSS compliant. This, in fact, makes the process more secure and credit card information is not saved.
Can I set-up recurring gifts?
Yes, you can. Contact Joanne Mathew at 626-817-4505 or and she will take care of it for you.
How can I get a receipt for my gift?
Lake Avenue Community Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. We send out monthly contribution statements for all tax-exempt donations and a receipt for Income Tax purposes at the end of the calendar year.
Will I get receipted for non-cash gifts?
Yes. All items donated, like tickets for sporting events, school supplies for our tutoring programs, furniture, etc. will receive a signed Gift-in-Kind receipt.
How does Lake Avenue Community Foundation protect my privacy?
LACF respects and protects your privacy. We will never sell or trade your personal information to other individuals or companies. The information that you provide is used only to complete your donation. If you wish, LACF can send you more information about the programs that we offer.

Other Ways to Give

ACTS Thrift Store

ACTS actively supports Lake Avenue Community Foundation. You can assist by donating clothing, electronics, furniture, shoes, housewares, kitchenware, framed art, toys, or shop at ACTS and all the net profits will go back to the community. To schedule a pick up, please call 626-577-4477. ACTS Thrift Store has two new locations! 1311 N. Altadena Drive in Pasadena, and 3180-B N. Garey Avenue in Pomona. You may also visit their website at

Workplace Giving and Employer Matching Gift Programs

Support LACF through the United Way campaign, or another workplace campaign, by writing in Lake Avenue Community Foundation on your payroll deduction authorization form.  The Foundation’s corporate ID number for United Way of Greater Los Angeles is #29214. For other organizations, you can contact your Human Resources Department directly.

Amazon Smile Program

Make your purchases at and designate Lake Avenue Community Foundation as the organization you would like to support.

Ralphs and Food4Less

Every time a member shops for groceries and swipes their loyalty card, LACF will automatically start earning a rebate. If you would like some assistance to do this, please contact LACF and we will be glad to assist you. The online sign-up methods are: Login (or make an account), click on your name near the top right and select “My Account”, select “Community Rewards – Enroll”, enter your Ralphs Club Rewards Card number and our ID# 84942. See Ralphs’  instructions for more info. Same as instructions above. See Food4Less’ instructions for more info.

Please note you will have to register every year in September.