As healthcare workers are picking up extra shifts to help manage an influx of patients, one Long Beach mother and daughter duo are aiming to supply those workers with homemade masks in case there are shortages of medical-grade face masks.
A relief fund activated less than two weeks ago in Long Beach gave out its first $100,000 in grants this Friday, March 27, to help people impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Long Beach is meeting at the movies for a good cause with the annual Children's Benefit League fundraiser on Saturday, March 21, at the Long Beach Airport Marriott Hotel, 3841 N. Lakewood Blvd.
It started as an idea to to introduce little-known Long Beach artists to their community, and last week, Loiter Galleries located at The Streets downtown secured its spot as a nonprofit 501c3.
Every year, a committee gathers to choose one or two members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community to have their name added to the Equality Plaza Memorial Wall at Harvey Milk Park in downtown Long Beach.
Hometown hero and tennis legend Billie Jean King was a huge hit when she came to Long Beach for the opening of the Billie Jean King Main Library last September.
“The wait before surgery is a traumatic time for children and their parents,” said Rita Goshert director of the Child Life Department at MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital. “Anxiety levels are very high.”
An event to raise money to help fight the Australian fires runs from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at the Hawk Bar, 468 W. Anaheim St. The event is sponsored by the Hawk, Women Who Whiskey-LBS and Starward Whiskey company. Money raised goes to the Australian Branch of the World Wildlife Fun…
Jewish Long Beach Women's Philanthropy is once again hosting the annual Arlene Solomon Visions Dinner, and this year's event — along with the goal of raising money to benefit area organizations — features a musical performance with historical significance.
The Long Beach Public Library is partnering with the Arts Council for Long Beach to introduce an inaugural Long Beach Youth Poet Laureate (LBYPL) program.
In just nine months, one organization has saved hundreds of Long Beach lives. Between April 2019 and December 2019, the volunteers at the Little Paws Project Nursery kept 434 kittens from euthanization, according to the organization founders.
Goodwill SOLAC, based in Long Beach, will use this year's Celebrate the Power of Work awards dinner to honor Steve Goodling for his long commitment to bettering the community.
One of the needs nonprofit groups, particularly smaller groups, have trouble filling is active, committed board members, according to Michelle Byerly, executive director of The Nonprofit Partnership.
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 show, a silent auction and more. Money raised goes to His Little Feet, which helps the underprivileged families p…
Just two days after hosting its annual Interfaith, Intercultural Breakfast, the California Conference for Equality and Justice (CCEJ) board announced its new executive director.
This year's California Conference for Equality and Justice (CCEJ) "Under One Sky" Interfaith Intercultural Breakfast will feature Richie Reseda and Taina Vargas-Edmond at 7:30 a.m. this morning (Thursday, Feb. 6), at the Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. Vargas-Edmond and Reseda will spe…
The Long Beach NAACP and Johnny Rebs, 4663 Long Beach Blvd., have joined forces for this quarter's Shell Out For Charity Program. Visit Johnny Rebs and put a donation in the Shell Out for Charity Jar. Money collected goes to NAACP Youth Programs in Long Beach, which help all underserved popu…
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…