In Alhambra, the social infrastructure that scaffolds the good works of volunteer and professional leaders is the work of more than dozens of nonprofit organizations. Ranging in size from small, all-volunteer organizations to multi-million dollar service agencies, they all share a commitment to serve the community.

As a project led by the Alhambra Chamber and Alhambra Foundation, Alhambra Cares will be the one-stop for anyone wanting to give back in Alhambra. Find an updated, online resource that gathers information on all the local nonprofits below.

Academy of Special Dreams Foundation


We believe that all persons, regardless of their disabilities, should have equal opportunities to express their talents and to be successful in the Arts.






Michael Dergar 

specialacademy@gmail.com

626-235-9387





Active SGV

ActiveSGV is currently working with the City of Alhambra and Alta Planning and Design on Walk, Bike, Move Alhambra, a plan to improve the quality of life for residents, workers, and visitors by providing improved facilities to allow people to walk and bike throughout the city.




Danielle Zamora

danielle@activesgv.org

626-388-6809


Alhambra Chamber of Commerce


The Alhambra Chamber of Commerce advocates and represents business interests and issues affecting the community. It provides an environment to help members succeed through a working partnership with all levels of government and community organizations.



John Bwarie

ceo@alhambrachamber.org

626-282-8481



Alhambra Educational Foundation


The mission of the Alhambra Educational Foundation (AEF) is to raise funds to support and enhance the educational programs of the Alhambra Unified School District (AUSD), benefiting all schools and all students.





Steve Perry

malcala@aef4kids.com

626-943-3080


Alhambra Foundation


The Alhambra Foundation serves the community by supporting individuals and organizations to reach their full potential by initiating programs that strengthen the Alhambra community.







John Bwarie

ceo@alhambrachamber.org

626-282-8481


Alhambra Historical Society

Founded in 1966, the Alhambra Historical Society is an organization devoted to celebrating and preserving our city's unique cultural heritage. We invite you to support our work by becoming a member, attending our programs, or volunteering. Our museum is free and open to the public. Call for details!

Chris Olson

alhambrahistsoc@att.net

626-300-8845

Alhambra Latino Association

The Alhambra Latino Association is committed to supporting the educational and cultural growth of the children and parents in the Alhambra Unified School District. ALA, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, accepts donations for student scholarships and other programming. 


Teresa Ybarra alhambralatinoassociation@gmail.com

626-864-4460

Alhambra Police Foundation


The Alhambra Police Foundation works in partnership with citizens, businesses and philanthropic organizations, to provide resources to the Alhambra Police Department to enhance its ability to serve at its highest level in making Alhambra a safer place to live, work and visit.





Maria Gao

Info@alhambrapolicefoundation.org

(626) 407-0559

Alhambra Public Library Foundation 


The Alhambra Public Library Foundation is a 501c3 organization that supports the enhancement of facilities, services and programs of the Alhambra Civic Center Library and to establish a permanent library endowment to benefit the citizens of the greater Alhambra area.

Hilda LohGuan

hildal@alhambralibrary.org

626-570-5008


Alhambra Seventh-Day Adventist Church 


Alhambra SDA Church is the Grace Place where God’s Grace is brought to life through Outreach, Teaching, Fellowship, and Friendship. We are a diverse and welcoming community, open to all. We meet on Saturday mornings at 11am.



Celeste Harrison  

graceplace37@yahoo.com

626-289-6137


API Forward Movement


API Forward Movement is a community health and environmental justice organization. We hope to cultivate healthy, long lasting, and vibrant API communities through community-centered engagement, education, and advocacy.



Jean Park

jean@apifm.org

213-300-9278



Asian American Economic Development Enterprises


Our mission follows the Four 'E's: Employment, Education, Enterprise, and Excellence. We exist to help people find employment, to assist them in getting the expanded education they may need to ensure their promotion and competence, and to assist them on the road to building a successful enterprise.


Norman Lee

aaedeinfo@gmail.com

626-572-7021

Asian Business Association of
Los Angeles

The Asian Business Association represents Asian American business owners, and creates business opportunities for its members and their diverse communities.


Dennis Huang

vy@abala.org

213-628-1222


Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Centers


APCTC provides mental health services to clients of all ages with mental illness and behavioral health challenges. Specializing in serving the monolingual Asian Pacific community, we also provide services in English and Spanish to the entire community.



Dr. Sheila Wu

main@apctc.org

213-252-2100

Asian Youth Center (AYC)


The Asian Youth Center (AYC) exists to empower low-income, immigrant, and at-risk youth and families, of all communities, to succeed in school, at work, and in life through culturally and linguistically competent education, employment, and social services.


Michelle Freridge

Exec@aycla.org

626-646-4855


Boys & Girls Clubs of West

San Gabriel Valley & Eastside


Boys & Girls Club of West San Gabriel Valley & Eastside has been a cornerstone of the community for 50 yrs. providing a safe, structured environment for young people after school, during holidays & on summer vacation for youth ages 6-17.


JR Dzubak

yng@wsgvbgc.org

626-573-2831


Catalyst San Gabriel Valley Incorporated


Catalyst San Gabriel Valley wants to see under served youth, families and schools not only survive but thrive. We have three initiatives: supporting housing insecure school families, equipping teens with healthy relationship curriculum, and supporting high need schools (especially garden projects).



Jesse Chang

jchang@catalystsgv.org

626-379-8165

Chinatown Service Center

Chinatown Service Center (CSC) is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization. Established in 1971, CSC is one of the largest community-based Federally Qualified Health Centers serving the API population.



Joanne Wong

jwong@cscla.org

213-808-1760

Downtown Alhambra Business Association

The Downtown Alhambra Business District Association helps local business in the downtown zoned district increase recognition and business with events, marketing and awareness.


Joanna Vargas

info@downtownalhambra.com


Options for Youth


Options For Youth (OFY) is a network of FREE non-profit public charter schools, serving students who have fallen behind in school, are looking to get ahead and graduate early, or simply desire a non-traditional learning environment. OFY- San Gabriel is now enrolling for grades 7th-12th.


Melissa Martinez

mmartinez@propelcmg.org

626-282-0390

H.E.R.R. Foundation


A Los Angeles based 501(c)(3) non-profit that functions locally, nationally and internationally with the goal of advancing education and the arts by fundraising for school supplies, workshops, scholarships, and enhancing the aesthetics of academic institutions and their communities through murals.


Javier H. M. Ruiz

info@herrfoundation.org

626-692-2345

Mandarin Baptist Church of Los Angeles


We are unique because we are a multigenerational and multilingual church, serving the needs of children, youth, and adults in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.


Minister Justin Chang

Justinchang@mbcla.org

626-282-2467

Rotary Club of Alhambra


Rotary is a service club dedicated to improving lives here in Alhambra, as well as around the world through various projects funded by our Reverse Raffle. We meet Tuesdays at noon. New members are welcome.



Sister Kathleen Callaway

Callaway@ramonaconvent.org

626-319-4216

San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership

The San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership is a non-profit organization that serves the 31 cities in the San Gabriel Valley by providing services such as business assistance, political advocacy, and workforce development.


Cristina Ortega

info@sgvpartnership.org

626-856-3400



Soroptimist International - Alhambra, San Gabriel, San Marino


Soroptimist International of Alhambra, San Gabriel, San Marino strives to improve the lives of women and girls in local communities and throughout the world by raising awareness of their needs and obstacles to success, and by providing services and support to achieve their dreams.








Jane Carlson

soroptimistofalhambra@gmail.com

480-251-0532

Taiwanese American Professionals

Los Angeles

TAP is dedicated to enhancing and empowering the Taiwanese American community in Greater Los Angeles through networking and professional development, while emphasizing the preservation of Taiwanese American identity since 1991. As a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit, we engage our community with social, health and wellness, philanthropy, arts and culture, and professional events. Please visit us at our next event, which is shared through our social media and newsletter. 

Cindy Lee

info@tap-la.org


YMCA of West San Gabriel Valley

The YMCA of West San Gabriel Valley strengthens our community by working with our neighbors regardless of age, income or background. Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.











Valerie R. Gomez

val.ymca@gmail.com

626-576-0226

The Eastern Los Angeles Regional Center (ELARC)

ELARC is a private, non-profit organization under contract with the California Department of Developmental Services (DDS). It is one of 21 Regional Centers in the state, coordinating and providing community-based services to individuals with developmental disabilities. ELARC is committed to serving individuals with developmental disabilities and their families by promoting partnerships which empower them to achieve meaningful and fulfilling lifestyles in their communities. Please visit our website www.elarc.org or contact us for more information.

Candy Ng

info@elarc.org

626-299-4700

Options for Learning

Options for Learning provides free to low-cost, high-quality programs that prepare children ages 0-14 for the challenges of tomorrow. Interested in enrolling your child or looking for a rewarding profession? Call 626-699-8070 or visit OptionsForLearning.org to learn more!











Options for Learning

communications@optionsforlearning.org

626-699-8070



Foothill Family Services

We are looking forward to network with local businesses and provide services to families for Early Head Start.















Alma Stansbury

AStansbury@foothillfamily.org

626-993-3000

WAYS TO SUPPORT

Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Centers 

We are looking for donations of the following:

  1. $25 Target or Starbucks gift cards for 130 mental health providers.
  2. Wellness activities/lunch for mental health providers – movie tickets, nail salon, day spas, restaurant gift cards, etc.
  3. Grocery gift cards for 200 low-income clients/families.

Asian Youth Center (AYC)

As 2022 comes to a close, please think of AYC's Emergency Food Program during the Holiday season and as your are making your year-end tax deductible gifts.  

Last year, AYC Emergency Food Program served 755 Families with more than 8,000 bags of groceries, making up more 30,836 nutritious meals. And in spite of the fact that things have begun to reopen, there are still more than 600 hundred families that depend on AYC’s emergency food program today.  

Donations of food, PPE, and other items are deeply appreciated as well as financial support. Please see our Emergency food program wish list: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/dl/invite/hP359BK?ref_=wl_share 

We need to raise $25,000 by midnight on December 31, 2022 to continue providing Emergency Food Program services in 2023.    

Your $50 gift provides five meals for one low-income family.   

Your $100 gift will ensure fresh produce and dairy for ten low-income families.   

Your $500 gift feeds 25 families experiencing food insecurity.    

Your $1,000 gift allows AYC to keep the food program open on Saturdays.

Downtown Alhambra Business Association

We are collecting gently used jackets for the winter season to be donated to Asian Pacific Counseling & Treatment Centers at our Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 2nd 5pm-9pm at the corner of Garfield Ave. and Main Street.

Soroptimist International - Alhambra, San Gabriel, San Marino

Our club welcomes both women and men to join us in the world-wide Big Dream Goal of helping 500,000 women and girls over the next 10 years through our Live Your Dream and Dream It, Be It Programs. This goal will become a reality through membership, volunteering, and donations. Volunteers are the heartbeat of Soroptimist. Our volunteers serve as global AND community leaders.

Catalyst San Gabriel Valley Incorporated

Help us as we support our local homeless youth and families during this holiday season with gift cards and care packages: www.catalystsgv.org


To learn more about the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce please give us a call or visit us at:

tel. (626) 282-8481  

104 South First Street, Alhambra Ca. 91801


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