Long Beach donations

Donations to Miller Children’s By Kohl’s Department Stores Surpasses $1 Million

grant-money Representatives from Kohl’s Department Stores donated $146,000 to continue the Kohl’s Injury Prevention Program at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach for another year. Since 2010, Kohl’s Cares® has donated more than $1 million to Miller Children’s.

Vice Mayor Lowenthal Hosts Donation & Recycle Day

donation-recycle-day Looking for a great gift for Dad this weekend? How about some space in the garage? Missed your chance this Spring to clean out your closets, garage and office files?  You have another opportunity during Donation & Recycle Day on Saturday, June 20. 

Local Girl Scout Shares the Joy of Crafting With Patients at Miller Children’s Hospital

miller-childrens-audrey-see Patients at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach are benefiting from the implementation of the Crafty Kids Club, a new club started by a local Girl Scout earning her Gold Award. Audrey See, a senior in the PACE magnet program at Long Beach Poly has been a Girl Scout since she was six years old.

St. Anthony High School Students and Parents Serve More Than 600 Thanksgiving Meals to Homeless and Needy Families

st-anthonys-thanksgiving On Sunday, November 23rd, more than 200 Saint Anthony High School volunteer students and their parents joined together to serve more than 600 meals to homeless and less fortunate families in the courtyard of St. Anthony High School in downtown Long Beach.

Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Fundraising Partnership With Kohl’s Raises $260,000

Suzie Reinsvold, COO, Miller Children’s (center) joins Rita Goshert, manager, Child Life Program, (3rd from right), and Danny Luna, Miller Children’s Injury Prevention Coordinator (4th from right) to receive a check to help fund pediatric injury prevention initiatives in Long Beach from Kohl’s Department store managers.   Suzie Reinsvold, COO, Miller Children’s (center) joins Rita Goshert, manager, Child Life Program, (3rd from right), and Danny Luna, Miller Children’s Injury Prevention Coordinator (4th from right) to receive a check to help fund pediatric injury prevention initiatives in Long Beach from Kohl’s Department store managers.

Bras to Help the Cause Collects Undergarments for Women’s Shelters

bras-help-cause Lucy’s Boudoir, a bra & lingerie specialty shop in Bixby Knolls, and Dare to Care For The Homeless are sponsoring a bra drive for local women shelters. There will be several drop-off locations in Long Beach where new or clean, gently-used bras and new underpants will be accepted.  

Found Theatre Presents an All Dylan Evening To Benefit Interval House

Dylan Thomas and Bob Dylan Dylan Thomas and Bob Dylan In observance of the Dylan Thomas Centennial on Sunday, October 26, folksinger/educator Ross Altman and the Found Theatre will host a very special celebration featuring the work of the brilliant Welsh poet and his superstar namesake, Bob Dylan (aka Bob Zimmerman).

Annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament Benefiting Rising TIDE at Marguerite Kiefer Education Center, Sept. 12

scrabble Calling all wordsmiths and Scrabble enthusiasts between the ages of 13 and 90+! The 6th annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament is about to take place! Don’t miss a ‘fantabulous’ evening of 50’s musical entertainment, tasty burgers & shakes, a silent auction, an opportunity drawing, and a friendly Scrabble competition!

Long Beach Meditation to Host Open House

meditation-center-open-hous Long Beach Meditation, one of the oldest meditation centers in Southern California, recently moved into a dedicated center and is holding an open house to give members of the public an opportunity to learn more about the organization and its programs.

Spotlight on Springs of Hope Grief-Care Center

springs-of-hope1 EverythingLongBeach.com recently spoke with Larry & Juanita S. Matthews, Co-Founders of Springs of Hope Grief-Care Center, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach.

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