Eat For Gold - January 2022 at CPK

Help suport our local restaurant and support the Guild at the same time!

Save the Date, May 1, 2022 for our Home Tour!

More details coming soon!

We Made A Promise -

Join Us in Putting Our Words Into Actions!

Please click on "Donate" or click here to go the our 2021 Fund Raising Campaign.

The Altadena Guild of Huntington Memorial Hospital has been donating to the Huntington Hospital and Huntington Medical Research institutes (HMRI) since our first Home Tour in 1952. Our mission is to support the live-saving work of these outstanding institutions.

Because of the COVID-19 19 virus, our famous Home Tours had to be cancelled. For 68 years, residents of the area annually enjoyed touring beautiful and unique homes, delighting in beautiful music, lunching at our café, and enjoying the opportunity to financially support our mission.

But in 2021, the Guild is sponsoring a mail philanthropic appeal. Instead of buying a ticket to the Home Tour, please select the DONATE icon (above right side) and make a financial contribution.

But we sure do hope to see you at a real home tour in 2022!


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2019 Home Tour Was A Great Success -
"* Marvelous Midwick Drive *"

The $100,000 profits from the 2019 Home Tour were designated for Huntington Hospital (HH) and Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI).

Check Presentation to Huntington Medical Research Institutes June 2019

At the June 2019 general meeting, Esther Wolkowitz (far left) and Michelle Hedman (far right), Guild Co-Chairs of the 2019 Home Tour, presented a check for $60,000 to Huntington Medical Research Institutes. Jim Gamb and Dr. Judy Bradsher accepted the check on behalf of HMRI.

Check Presentation to Huntington Hospital Cardiac Care Unit November 2019

At the November 2019 General Meeting, representatives from Huntington Hospital, Lindsey Koerner, Dr. Alex Durairaj and Angela Bonkowski received a check for $30,000 from Jeane Ward, Guild President (2nd from right) , and Guild member Elaine Bauer (far right). This represents a portion of the $100,000 the Guild has pledged to the Hospital’s new Cardiac Care Center.

Check Presentation to Huntington Hospital's Constance G. Zahorik Appearance Center

At the 2019 Guild November General Meeting, Guild President Jeane Ward presented Angela Bonkowski, the HH Director of Clinical Services and Alex Davis, RN Navigator, Breast Program of Huntington Hospital’s Appearance Center with a check for $6,000. The Appearance Center assists patients following illness and treatment associated with cancer and other conditions. Yo Zieman, the licensed cosmetologist at the Center, works with each client individually bringing a bit of cheer into their lives.

Pictured left to right: Jeane Ward – Guild President, Alex Davis - RN Navigator, Breast Program HH, Paula Orlandini – Guild CFO, Elizabeth Polenzani - Guild Co-Chair 2020 Home Tour, and Angela Bonkowski - Director Clinical Service HH

Presentation to Huntington Hospital Adopt-A-Family 2019

Sophia Herrara, Director of Huntington Ambulatory Care Center (HACC) and Social Worker (left) and Guild member, Dale Hansen-Martin (right), celebrate the Guild’s participation in the hospital’s Adopt a Family Program. At the December 2019 Guild meeting, Sophia shared information about the three families the Guild has “adopted”. This is an annual tradition of the Guild.

Huntington Hospital Holiday Pediatric Project 2019

Santa's Helpers!!

HMRI Holiday Tree 2019

Guild member Patricia Harris (left) and President Jeane Ward (right) admire the beautiful tree decorated by Guild members at HMRI.

Altadena Guild Policy Information

Refund Policy

All refunds will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please send an email to the Altadena Guild CFO, Subject: Refund Request at or USPS mail to Altadena Guild of HMH, 2591 Fair Oaks Ave, #106, Altadena, CA 91001.

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No goods or services are shipped by us. This webpage was established for the following purposes only: a) information about Altadena Guild of Huntington Memorial Hospital, which supports Huntington Hospital and Huntington Medical Research Institutes; b) accepting donations to the Altadena Guild; c) allowing members to fulfill financial obligations to the Guild.

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Since its founding in 1952, the scientists and physicians of Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI) have helped improve lives through patient-focused scientific research. HMRI is proud to have had the support of the Altadena Guild since its inception. HMRI is also proud to be Pasadena’s only independent biomedical research institute, dedicated to finding diagnostic tools and treatments for serious diseases that affect millions of people each year.

HMRI's principal research programs are directed toward better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and dementias, migraine, heart disease and the impact of these diseases on a person’s vascular system. HMRI endeavors to develop diagnostic tools to screen for diseases before symptoms appear. We are also committed to providing educational lectures and programs for our community members. OUR JOURNEY is a monthly educational and support program for people caring for loved ones with dementia. Annually, HMRI hosts a free Community Health Forum on one of our primary areas of research regarding the Brain, the Heart and the impact of the two on our vascular system.

To learn more about HMRI click here to visit their website.

The Guild was founded February 14, 1951, to support the work of the hospital. The first benefit was a tour of three houses in February 1952 with net proceeds of $428 given to help furnish offices of a newly established research facility, the Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI). Now in its 70th year, the Altadena Guild has raised millions of dollars for HMRI and Huntington Hospital.

At the Hospital, the Guild underwrites employee scholarships and also supports the Constance G. Zahorik Appearance Center which benefits cancer patients. Guild members also recorded thousands of volunteer hours at the Hospital last year. And the Guild recently made a $100,000 commitment over five years for the Hospital’s new Cardiac and Vascular Center. To learn more about HH, please click here.

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