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The Meals on Wheels Run/Walk/Roll fundraiser starts at 8 a.m. Sunday, July 13 at Veterans Stadium, 5000 E. Lew Davis Dr. Entry fees start at $25. Visit

Mention "spcaLA Fundraiser" between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., Friday, July 19, at the Veggie Grill, 6451 E. PCH (in the Marketplace) and 33% of your bill will be donated to the spcaLA.

The St. Mary Medical Center Foundation raised $150,000 at its recent golf classic at Virginia Country Club. The money supports programs and services at the downtown Long Beach Dignity Health-St. Mary Medical Center. The golf tournament has reaised more than $4 million since it began in 1993.

"Water Changes Everything," an exhibit at the Historical Society of Long Beach, opens on July 19 and the society is looking for sponsors and new members to help fund the project. Call 562-424-2250 or go to

This year's Special Olympics Nordholm Golf Classic is Friday, Aug 2, a Rec Park Golf Course, 5001 Deukmejan Dr. Entry fee is $175. Go to

The annual Food Finders "Summer to End Hunger" food drive is underway now through Aug. 31. Donations can be dropped off at Food Finders, 3744 N. Industry Ave., #401. Volunteers also can obtain a storage bin to support the drive. Call 562-283-1400, ext. 101, or go to

Precious Life Shelter, which helps homeless pregnant women, is seeking donations and volunteers for its thrift shop. Call 562-431-5025 or email

Fisher House Southern California, which supports houses in Southern California including Long Beach, is seeking donations of gift cards, food and other items. Fisher Houses provide accommodations for families so they may be near a loved one receiving medical care at VA facilities. Visit

Operation Jump Start, which helps first generation students get in and graduate from four-year colleges, is looking for mentors to work with students. Visit

Long Beach Heritage is looking for volunteers. The organization promotes knowledge and preservation of the architecture and culture heritage of Long Beach. For more information, call 562-493-7019 or visit

Rebuilding Together Long Beach is looking for financial donations to help it repair homes for those who cannot afford it. To donate, visit

The Guild of Musical Theatre West is looking for volunteers to help with the shows. Jobs included ushering, selling gift booth items, assisting with costumes and fundraisers and more. It's a few hours a month. Call 310-325-6023 or send an email to

Support the Historical Society of Long Beach by becoming a member of the Crest Circle, which is comprised of individuals and family foundations. The Crest Circle recognizes the historical significance of the Crest Theatre building, which was located near the Historical Society's current home in Bixby Knolls. Visit

Goodwill is offering to partner with schools to conduct fund-raising donation drives. Goodwill provides attendants and donation bins and the schools get $50 per bin filled with gently used items. Call 562-435-3411, ext. 268 or send an email to

Volunteer Action for Aging, a group that assists area seniors, is looking for new “Friendly Visitor” volunteers. Call 562-637-7175 or send an email to

The ASK Foundation is collecting school uniforms and supplies as well as cash donations for education and scholarship programs. Visit

The Heart of Ida is looking for male or female volunteers who can help seniors stay safe with small repairs and installation 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

The Long Beach Blues Society, which stages the New Blues Festival in September and also sponsors community activities including Blues in the Schools, workshops and assemblies for students, Blues for Vets Concerts and more, is looking for members and donations to help support its activities. Visit

Boys and Girls Clubs of Long Beach, which helps provide safe after-school care for children, could use your help. Eighty-three percent of club kids live in poverty so community support is extremely important. Visit

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