Illuminate. Educate. Advocate.

Stars nonprofit organization is a community dedicated to supporting Pasadena-area youth through mentorship and educational programs.

Mentoring

Stars facilitates group, site-based, and one-on-one mentoring to our students, fostering nurturing and meaningful relationships.

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After School

Our after school programs are available to elementary, middle, and high school students in the Pasadena area.

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College Support

Our college program seeks to build and strengthen students’ support systems and to prepare students for post-secondary success starting in Kindergarten.

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Counseling

Stars is committed to the mental wellbeing of our communities and provides counseling services in both Spanish and English to families in the Pasadena-area.

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Wellness

Stars' wellness program provides spiritual and personal development programs, exercise programs, food programs, and more.

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Summer Enrichment

We offer enriching summer activities to students of all ages, as well as a summer "SKILLZ" school for incoming 8th and 9th graders.

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Help Us Affirm, Equip & Embolden Our Students

"Kinship – not serving the other, but being one with the other. Jesus was not 'a man for others'; he was one with them. There is a world of difference in that."
- Father Greg Boyle

Our mentors, volunteers, and donors are integral to the success of our students. Many have walked the same paths, understand the adversities our students face, and want to be a guiding resource to lead the next generation to success.

Our Mission

Stars is a community that affirms, equips and emboldens young people to pursue a life of purpose, service and meaning.

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Our Vision

A thriving, interdependent community where lives are transformed.

Isaiah 65:17-25

Our 2021 Impact

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52,000lbs of Food Distributed to 450 Individuals

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100% of 1st-4th Grade Students in the Literacy Program Met Their Goals

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9,300+ Volunteer Hours

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285 Youth Served

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Average Length of Mentor Match: 5 Years

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Celebrated 13 Graduates from High School, Community College and College

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Our Locations

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K-3 After School & Wellness Programs

500 E Villa Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

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Stars 45, Middle & High School Programs

Montrose Church – Pasadena Bresee Campus
1480 E Washington Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91104

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Program Offices

Lake Avenue Church
393 N Lake Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

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Administrative Office

712 E Villa St
Pasadena, CA
91101, USA