For A Good Cause

  • John Stamos of “Full House” and Andy Vargas from Santana are scheduled to perform at Peace Jam 3 starting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, at the Gaslamp, 6251 E. PCH. The concert will benefit Miraculous Love Kids, which helps children in Pakistan and Afghanistan with water, food, shelter, school supplies and musical instruments. Call (562) 596 -4718 or visit www.themiraculouslovekids.org.
  • Operation Christmas Child sends shoeboxes of school supplies to children around the world who are lacking supplies. They’ll accept donations through Nov. 21. To find a drop-off location, visit www.samaritanpurse.org.
  • In addition to its cleanup at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 27, the Alamitos Beach Cleanup Group will be holding a donation drive for the Long Beach Rescue Mission. They’re looking for toiletries, clothing, baby wipes and diapters, canned food and more. Visit www.facebook.com/alamitosbeachcleanup.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 29, is the date for “Giving Tuesday,” an online event to raise money for Pools of Hope, which provides aquatic therapy to the elderly and people with disabilities. Their goal is $25,000. Visit www.poolsofhope.com/donate.
  • The documentary “The Mask You Live In,” which discusses boys and young men dealing with the society’s definition of masculinity, will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Art Theatre, 2025 E. Fourth St. TIckes are $20 and the money raised supports PROJECTbraincore, which helps children pursue their dreams by connecting with their bodies. Visit http://bit.ly/2fjP4V.
  • Children can have breakfast with Santa from 8 to 11 a.m. , Saturday, Dec. 3, when he arrives at Parkers’ Lighthouse in Shoreline Village. The event supports Miller Children’s Hospital and those attending are encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy. Breakfast is $10 for adults and $7 for children. Reservations are suggested. Call (562) 432-6500.
  • The New Image Emergency Shelter is accepting donations for its Children’s Christmas Store. They need toys, shows, supermarket gift cards and more. For a complete list of possible donations and more information, visit www.newimagshelter.com.
  • The ASK Foundation is collecting school uniforms and supplies as well as cash donations for the education and scholarship programs. Visit www.asklongbeach.org.
  • The Heart of Ida is looking for male or female volunteers who can help seniors stay safe with small repairs and installations of things like smoke alarms and grab bars. Volunteers should have their own tools and be able to contribute 4-8 hours a month. Call (562) 570-3548 or send an email to heartofida6@gmail.com.
  • Christian Outreach in Action is looking for sponsors for its dinner services. Call (562) 432-1440 or visit www.coalongbeach.org.