Newcomb Academy is the beneficiary of the "Run Like It's Recess" 5K/1K starting at 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at El Dorado Park. For more details, go to www.runlikeitsrecess.com.
A Shabu Shabu class and meal, to raise money to send packets to soldiers stationed overseas in time for Valentine's Day, runs from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, at Long Beach Coffee & Tea, 480 Pine Ave. For details, call 562-619-8299 or go to www.longbeachcoffeeandtea.com
For the last 28 years, the California Conference for Equality and Justice has brought together people from diverse faiths and cultures to break bread at the "Under One Sky" breakfast.
Jane Netherton, former president of International City Bank and leader in multiple Long Beach charities, will become 2020 Rick Rackers Woman of the Year next month.
Sign-ups have begun for the third annual Grand Prix 5K, where runners will have the chance to run the course before the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.
The Salvation Army made a major investment for its Long Beach Citadel last decade with a new chapel and community center at Long Beach Boulevard and Spring Street.
His Little Feet presents its "Heart N Sole" gala from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Long Beach Yacht Club, 6201 E. Appian Way. The evening includes dining, a shoe fashion shoe, a silent auction and more. Money raised goes to His Little Feet, which helps the underprivileged. Tickets a…
On Saturday, Long Beach native and NFL great Willie McGinest, Jr. showed his love for the community by giving grocery store gift cards to 100 families.
Two days before Christmas, an anonymous donor dropped a few coins into the Salvation Army kettle in front of the Sam's Club at the Long Beach Towne Center.
The holiday seasons are special for families from all backgrounds, including the people who may not be celebrating Christmas — more specifically the birth of Jesus Christ.
Officials at the Long Beach Public Library Foundation got some good news as 2019 comes to an end with top marks from two nonprofit rating agencies.
A more than 60-year tradition still brings the Long Beach Fire and Police departments together for a giving cause during the holiday season.
Food Finders have started their annual food drive and will accept donations between now and Dec. 31. Contributions may be in the form of time, money or canned food. For a complete list of locations, go to www.foodfinders.org.
It took two large donations from members of the same family, but the Grunion Gift Card Drive to benefit victims of domestic violence topped the $20,000 mark this week.
For a person who loves dogs so much — he was the guiding force behind starting the largest dog beach in Los Angeles County right here in Long Beach — you would think Justin Rudd had dogs as pets growing up in Ozark, Alabama.
"It's a Drag," which features "notable community members" and raises money for a variety of community organizations, begins with cocktails at 7 p.m. and the show at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, at the Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. Tickets are $15 and VIP tables are available. Go to www…
Racks of vintage clothing form a zigzagging route to the back patio of La Bomba on Fourth Street, where the business conducts its infamous “pile” sale throughout the year.
Christmas is less than three weeks away and while most businesses and homes hang bright, colorful ornaments off their trees, Shannon Francis and Tom West take a different approach.
The Nonprofit Partnership, based in Long Beach, is offering two long-form training programs to help develop skilled leaders for nonprofits groups of every size and mission.
"Miracle on Anaheim Street," a holiday improv show to benefit WomenShelter, returns at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Long Beach Playhouse. Sponsored by the Playhouse and the Held2gether improv group, the money supports WomenShelter's work in the field of domestic violence. Tickets are $20. C…
The congregation at Grace First Presbyterian Church is working on a new project to reach out to underserved members of the Long Beach community, specifically immigrants living in the area.
The Salvation Army hosts is Christmas Kettle Luncheon from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at The Reef, 880 S. Harbor Scenic Dr. For tickets and more information, call 562-247-3534.
Each November, homes across the country are filled with relatives and tables are heaped with platters of food. Unlike other gift-centered holidays, Thanksgiving is a time for families to share a meal and spend time together.
Photographer Matt Roberts donated $1,750 from sales of his book "Humans of Long Beach" to Christian Outreach in Action at COA's recent gala. An additional $2,100 was raised from individuals who are donating to be featured on Roberts's HOLB blog.
The red carpet was crowded in Long Beach last week. On Nov. 6, 250 people came together to celebrate the first night of the Long Beach Jewish Film Festival and the official launch of a newly formed nonprofit, Jewish Long Beach.
Last December, a 3-year-old boy entered a Hilton Hotel ballroom filled with Christmas trees, “snow” and Santa waiting to take a selfie. Around the ballroom were 10 stations filled with, among other things, toys, bicycles, shoes and sporting goods.
A staple of the Long Beach holiday scene, Food Finders donation bins, have been showing up in libraries and businesses all over the city.
Long Beach Day Nursery, the century-old preschool for Long Beach youth, plans to invite families and friends to a potluck Fall Feast next week— before Thanksgiving.
“Essentially, the purpose of being a contessa is to act as a role model for the youth to get involved in the community,” Katie Mayo, the current Naples contessa, said.
Between now and Nov. 30, restaurants participating in the Dine LBC program will accept donations to their Holiday Kids Pajama Drive. Items collected will be passed along to Lydia House (Long Beach Rescue Mission) and New Life Beginnings. For a list of restaurants, go to www.DineLBC.com.