Long Beach fundraising
Publicly launched in October, 2014 with a goal of raising a total of $225 million, California State University Long Beach’s (CSULB) ongoing Declare Campaign has officially surpassed that mark by raising $226.4 million, the university announced today.
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.
Bicyclists from greater Long Beach and throughout the South Bay are planning to ride for a cause in the 2nd annual Long Beach AIDS Ride (LBAR) on Nov. 15. Funds from the ride will benefit The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach, and the C.A.R.E.
The Aquatic Capital of America organization is participating in the 25th Annual Coastal Cleanup day, Saturday, September 20, 2014, teaming with Roddenberry Adventures and Deep Blue Scuba & Swim Center for an underwater cleanup at Alamitos Bay.
Elizabeth Kurila, newly appointed Director of Development for Long Beach Opera
To facilitate its continued growth, Long Beach Opera (LBO) announces the appointment of Elizabeth Kurila as its new Director of Development. Her selection follows an extensive search conducted by Los Angeles-based Arts Consulting Group, North America’s leading provider of executive search and other consulting services for the arts and culture sector.
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.
Onlookers watch as a patient nearly misses dunking Chris Babbitt, M.D., medical director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Miller Children’s, in a 500 gallon water tank to kick-off fundraising for Miller Children’s iWalk…4 Kids.
In some of Long Beach’s poorest areas, children come to school on Mondays so hungry that they cannot concentrate on learning. These kids benefit from weekday in-school breakfast and lunch programs; but over the weekends, meals are scarce and Mondays can’t come soon enough.
The annual Library Roundup spare coin drive in support of Long Beach Public Libraries, will kick off at Ruth Bach and El Dorado Neighborhood libraries on Saturday, April 5th from 10 am – 2pm with a special outdoor reception at both branches.
Long Beach City College Athletics and the California Community College Men’s and Women’s Basketball Coaches Association have teamed up to support Coaches vs. Cancer with a great night of fundraising and awareness.