Long Beach food drive

Long Beach Mardi Gras will parade through Rainbow Harbor

Long Beach Mardi Gras Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Carnaval – whatever you call it, it’s celebrated all over the world and it always means fun! Mardi Gras celebrations return to downtown Long Beach with the Long Beach Mardi Gras at Rainbow Harbor on Saturday, February 20.

The Salvation Army to provide “Toy Shopping Spree” to more than 1,000 families

salvation-army-toy-drive The Salvation Army has always helped those in need without hesitation or discrimination. Around the Holiday Season, this is especially true. Due to the downturn in the economy and the continued difficulties with the recession, The Salvation Army is once again experiencing a significant increase in first time applicants for material help this year, and that number that is expected to remain high.

Local food banks get much-needed donations from community organizers

donate-food-drive The food banks are always short on food during the holiday season regardless of economic situations and hardships. However, due to some of the toughest financial times the country has seen in decades, food shortages are at epidemic proportions.

Annual Long Beach Food Drive benefits local families, pets

food finders in long beach For the second year in a row, Mayor Bob Foster and Food Finders are partnering to help shrinking food bank supplies in the Long Beach area. This year’s food drive will also include a request for pet food donations to help out Long Beach pet owners and their animal friends.

Out and About Mixer closes summer concert season with a Food Drive

out-and-about On August 19 join Out and About Long Beach as they end their “After Concert Events” and have a Canned Food Drive Mixer. Bring a nonperishable food item to Nino’s and the food will be donated to Food Finders of Long Beach through the Neighborhood Resource Center.

LB Unity Festival Fills Rainbow Harbor with High School Talent

lb-unity-festival Great entertainment, music, dance, food, fun, inspiration, and lots of audience surprises are in store as the 2009 Long Beach Unity Festival braces for its largest turnout to date on Saturday, May 30, 2009 at Rainbow Lagoon Park from 10 a.m.

Stamp Out Hunger: USPS Food Drive Saturday

usps-food-drive This coming Mother’s Day, make Mom proud. Join thousands of postal carriers and millions of Americans in participating in the nation’s largest, one-day food drive, this Saturday, May 9. The U.S. Postal Service proudly joins the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and Campbell Soup Company to support the NALC Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive, designed for people to help those in need right in their own city or town.

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