For the last five years, the Long Beach Soroptimists have shown a classic movie along with lunch at the Art Theatre, making money for scholarships and other assistance for girls and young women.
Goodwill SOLAC, based in Long Beach, announced Thursday, Jan. 14, that a $5 million donation had been received from philanthropist Mackensie Scott.
This year's Soroptimists of Long Munch and a Movie will be a virtual event on Saturday, Jan. 30. Tickets are $75 and the group will deliver a lunch provided by Berg Catering and a DVD of your choice from the following movies: "All of Me," "L.A. Story," "Bringing Down the House" or "Honey I S…
Long Beach’s annual CANstruction competition will return in May for its seventh year, after the coronavirus caused organizers to cancel the event originally scheduled for October 2020. The event that benefits Food Finders food rescue organization is scheduled for May 6-16.
Children Today, the Long Beach nonprofit providing preschool and after-school programs for children and families with special needs, has a new executive director.
The San Pedro Fish Market (which has a location in Long Beach) donated celebratory "World Famous Shrimp Tray" dinners to the Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System for New Year's Eve.
Hali Wolf, CEO and founder of the nonprofit His Little Feet, announced last week a milestone has been reached, with more than $1 million in shoes and socks given to children in need.
The Nonprofit Partnership and the Arts Council for Long Beach are working together to offer a workshop to address equity and non-racism twice next month.
The Long Beach Community Improvement League, which creates quality public service programs for all aspects of life in Long Beach, is requesting donations to help in its work. Go to www.lbcil.org.
Urban Plates is continuing its Nourishing Heroes program, which provides food to first responders and healthcare workers. Customers are invited to sponsor a $12 meal in support of the program. For every meal sponsored, Urban Plates will donate a second meal to first responders through the en…
The YMCA of Greater Long Beach is looking for volunteers to help distribute food from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, and Wednesday, Dec. 23, at the Scottish Rite Cathedral parking lot, 855 Elm Ave.
Su Casa-Ending Domestic Violence has received a $1.25 million grant from the Day 1 Families Fund. The fund was created by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to help the needs of young families.
Edwin Starr sang about being “25 Miles” from his girlfriend. The Proclaimers proclaimed “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)" and Dwight Yoakam crooned that he was “A Thousand Miles From Nowhere.”
Three organizations will benefit from an online night of music and comedy from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5. The Held2gether improv group, Long Beach Playhouse and WomenShelter of Long Beach will split 100% of the money raised. Tickets start at $5. Go to www.lbplayhouse.org.
Sisters Lynda Moran and Brenda Morgan just could not agree on something very near and dear to their hearts — the New Image 26th Annual Children’s Christmas Store.
Many seniors in the Long Beach community will spend the holiday season alone this year as coronavirus cases rise to a record high, prompting health officials to discourage large gatherings with family and friends.
To share some holiday spirit during a difficult year with communities that have been most impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Long Beach Branch NAACP hosted a Thanksgiving food program Saturday, Nov. 21, for homebound seniors, low-income families, homeless students and families facing …
Imagine escaping from a house where you were beaten, physically or verbally, and your children were left cowering in a corner as the abuse went on.
Long Beach's Performance Plus Tire has fed more than 11,000 families across 22 years through its annual food drive and car show, but because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the tire shop had to cancel this year's in-person gathering.
Precious Lamb preschool hosts a virtual gala from 6 to 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Oct. 22). The goal of Precious Lamb is to break the cycle of homelessness one child at a time The virtual gala is free to watch. Go to www.preciouslamb.org.
Born and raised in Long Beach, Tito Rodriguez — often referred to as the city's "Hood Santa" — has been helping people around his neighborhood for as long as he can remember.
For the past 24 years, the Historical Society of Long Beach (HSLB) has shared local lore in a unique way. Each October, the group has re-enacted meaningful moments in Historical Cemetery Tours.
The recent Long Beach Walk to End Alzheimer's raised more than $90,000 to pay for free, local dementia care, support, education, advocacy and research. The walk was one of a 14-city series sponsored by Alzheimer's Association California Southland Chapter.
Cindy Bender-Farber and Richard Farber have donated $100,000 to the Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Institute at MemorialCare Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach. The money will support care, research and support programs for more than 800 children affected by cancer each year.
Jewish Long Beach, an over-arching agency covering Long Beach and parts of Orange County, announced nearly $600,000 in grants to other organizations and programs.
The CRayProject — a nonprofit platform for black artists and performers — is hosting a community pop-up concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, via a Zoom conference.Called "When Art Happens," the series will consist of free community pop-up concerts every second Saturday of each month. Area a…