Long Beach community volunteers

Volunteers Needed For Annual Bike Count

Biking downtown at Rainbow Harbor Photo by Barbara Holbrook, EverythingLongBeach.com The City of Long Beach is looking for volunteers to help conduct its Ninth Annual Bike Count this month. Participants can choose a time and location that are convenient for them.

Power 4 Youth Seeks Volunteers for 2016

power-4-youth Power 4 Youth, an academic mentoring program for at-risk middle school students, will be holding a no-obligation information meeting for prospective volunteers on Monday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m.  The program is looking for adults from all walks of life to meet weekly one-on-one with a youth at Power 4 Youth sites to assist with academic help through building a caring mentor relationship with a young person. 

Community Pitches in 2000 Hours of Service for Volunteer Day

volunteer On the heels of National Volunteer Week and most recently Earth Day, City of Long Beach Councilwoman Stacy Mungo hosted Volunteer Day as a call to action for residents, community members and local businesses to partner together on cleanup, painting and tree planting efforts across the fifth district.

Help This LB Volunteer Get a 10K Grant from KIND Causes

bgcc-fundraiser Long Beach based Louisa Winter, volunteer for Blessed Generation Children’s Centers which supports and aids 3 orphanages in Kenya, is in the running to receive $10K from KIND Healthy Snacks, and she’s asking area residents for support.

City Seeks Community Volunteers to Participate in Citywide Count of Homeless Persons

homeless-count Community volunteers are encouraged to participate in the count of homeless persons in Long Beach on Thursday, January 29, 2015. The biennial Homeless Count, required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), defines the scope of homelessness, both in the community and across the nation, and helps to determine existing resources, identify gaps, and highlight progress toward ending homelessness.

Survey Shows Increasing Homeless Population has More Access to Shelter

Access to Shelter More homeless people, especially veterans, are off the street and in shelters in Long Beach. “Additional resources and better coordination among our partners are paying off as we continue to help people who find themselves homeless,” Mayor Bob Foster said.

I Dig Long Beach – 6,000 Trees by 2020: A Plan to Improve Air Quality in Long Beach

tree-planting An ambitious project to plant 6,000 new trees in seven years got under way Saturday as community volunteers joined City officials in planting 50 new trees at Silverado Park and adjacent Muir Elementary School on the Westside. 

Volunteers Needed For Citywide Count of Homeless Persons

Citywide Count of Homeless Community volunteers are encouraged to participate in the biennual count of homeless persons in Long Beach on Thursday, January 24, 2013. The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) conducts the count, which is required by the U.S.

LB Branch NAACP Wins Gold Medal in Culinary Arts at the 2012 NAACP National ACT-SO Competition

lb-naacp-sq Long Beach Branch NAACP Culinary Arts Gold Medalist, Karina Yepez has won the National Gold Medal in Culinary Arts. The National Competition was held Houston, Texas, July 5 – July 9, 2012 during the NAACP National Convention.

New Long Beach Central Project Area Council Launches; First Issue, To Take on Title Loan Business

Long Beach Central Project Area Council Photo by Jeremy Brooks On Thursday evening, July 5, 2012, at its inaugural meeting the new Long Beach Central Project Area Council (LB CPAC) officially established itself as an organization, identified an important issue to pursue, and offered its support to a long term project.

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