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…
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.