Leadership Long Beach helps train people who say they want to be more involved in their community.
The Aquarium of the Pacific is celebrating Earth Day with a poetry contest, and the public is invited to participate.
The Charter Technology Grant was awarded to the Long Beach Gray Panthers who have been working with Ronnie's House to provide technology access to low-income seniors. The grant will support the new Technology Room at the Senior Center and provide loaner technology and education for low-incom…
Increasing food insecurity has been a byproduct of the coronavirus pandemic, and Food Finders of Long Beach has expanded its efforts over the last year to help alleviate that need.
For the second year, the nonprofit Steel Magnolias have cancelled its traditional fund-raising extravaganza and is relying on a virtual "Shoportunity" to raise money for the Stramski Children's Developmental Center.
Goodwill SOLAC, based in Long Beach, will count on star saxophonist Dav Koz and other top musicians to set its online gala apart from others this April 14.
It's National Jazz Month, and at 11 a.m. every Saturday in April, Musical Theatre West will celebrate with the Get Up & Move! dance class series.
Jewish Long Beach, Alpert Jewish Community Center and Long Beach Hillel are honoring Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 11, on Zoom and Facebook Live.
Long Beach Community Foundation will kick off a several-month celebration of 25 years of service this Thursday, March 25 with an hour-long webinar featuring five of the LBCF founders.
A refurbished and redesigned women's shower and restroom facility has opened at St. Luke's Episcopal Church for use by homeless women who have no place else to go.
Dr. Felton Williams, the founding president of the African American Cultural Center of Long Beach, has resigned from the board of directors.
Spectrum cable recently presented a $25,000 Digital Education Grant to the Long Beach Senior Center to help educate seniors and provide tablets and support the center's computer lab.
Caring for an animal is an expensive undertaking. ASPCA estimates that regular pet ownership costs more than $800 per year for a cat and $1,000 per year for a large dog.
WomenShelter of Long Beach, which provides shelter and services to victims of domestic violence, skipped its annual fund-raising gala in 2020 after Stay At Home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Carrie Townsend Foundation has awarded $2,500 to The Youth Center, a Los Alamitos-based organization that works to transform children's lives one family at a time. CTF was created to honor Carrie Townsend's memory by supporting nonprofits in Southern California that benefit youth.
Valorie Kondos Field, who retired a UCLA Women's Gymnastics coach after her teams had won seven national championships, will be the featured speaker on April 2 at the 53rd annual YMCA Good Friday Breakfast.
Its original name was the Crippled Children’s Society of Southern California. In 1926, its founders — a group of businessmen connected to the Los Angeles Rotary Club — had a vision to not only help children and adults who were suffering from polio but create ways to help them become successf…
The Port of Long Beach is inviting nonprofit organizations to apply for the Community Sponsorship Program, beginning Monday, March 1, through 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31.
An education at Cal State Long Beach involves plenty of classwork and theory, but obtaining real-world experience while in school can be challenging for some students, especially during a pandemic.
Registration is now open for the first of the Long Beach Trifecta charitable events. It's a collection of three virtual race events to benefit JFCS of Long Beach & West Orange County, U.S.VETS-Long Beach and Meals on Wheels-Long Beach. The first event is May 1-31. For more information go…
Registration opens Feb. 15 for the first of the Long Beach Trifecta charitable events. It's a collection of three virtual race events to benefit JFCS of Long Beach & West Orange County, U.S.VETS-Long Beach and Meals on Wheels-Long Beach. The first event is May 1-31. For more information …
The month of February is Jewish Disability Advocacy Month (JDAM), and Jewish Long Beach — along with the Jewish Federation of North America (JFNA) — is reaching out to residents with a message of inclusivity and support.
Shortly after the Long Beach Center for Economic Inclusion (LBCEI) formed last March, it found itself in the middle of efforts to help those suffering in the coronavirus pandemic.
This year's Soroptimists of Long Beach 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 "Hon…
Long Beach-based California Conference for Equality and Justice(CCEJ) will host its 30th annual Interfaith Intercultural Breakfast next month — it typically draws up to 1,000 people.
The Long Beach Human Trafficking Task Force is teaming up with the Long Beach Unified School District and nonprofit #ArtistsforChange to host a digital human trafficking awareness event from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28.
With entertainment venues temporarily shut down due to the pandemic, folks have had to get even more creative to make a living plying their craft.
Get food to-go from Panda Express on Friday, Jan. 29, and 20% of sales will be donated to spcaLA. There's a digital flyer available at spcaLA.com, and use this code, 320624, when ordering online. Long Beach Panda Express outlets are at 1994 Ximeno Ave. at the Traffic Circle, 501 Long Beach …
The Earl B. and Loraine H. Miller Foundation announced it has expanded its annual grant application invitation process to include all eligible organizations.
For the last 10 years, Leadership Long Beach has celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a day for community service — a day on, not a day off.
Goodwill SOLAC, based in Long Beach, announced Thursday, Jan. 14, that a $5 million donation had been received from philanthropist Mackensie Scott.
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.
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…