Long Beach Kids
Miller Children’s pediatric rehabilitation patient, Noah, takes a deep breath from a respirator, above water, to get the hang of how to breathe with the device before taking a plunge.
On Saturday, Aug. 16, past and present pediatric rehabilitation patients from Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach were invited to the hospital’s indoor rehabilitation pool for a special scuba diving event.
The Helpful Honda Guys in Blue are bringing their Random Acts of Helpfulness to local schools.
Making sure kids start the school year off with the necessary supplies is just another way the Guys in blue are helping out in the community.
A NICU Reunion graduate enjoys the beach balls and her new favorite teddy bear at the 7th Annual NICU Reunion.
Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach hosted its 7th Annual NICU Reunion and 2nd Annual Pediatric Heart Surgery Reunion to bring together former patients, their families and the care teams who helped them recover during their hospital stay, for a day of fun and celebration.
Councilmember Al Austin and the Andy Street Community Association are joining together to help more than 1,000 kids get ready for the start of school.
On Saturday, schoolchildren are scheduled to receive backpacks filled with school supplies, as well as free haircuts, health screenings and free food at the “Back to School Summer Blast.” During the event, there will also be an opportunity for community members to provide input on what they would like Phase II of Davenport Park to look like.
By: Kenneth Huh, M.D., pediatric orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach
Kids competing in sports is as common as fireworks in July, because for most kids being active is a way of life.
Mayor Robert Garcia and Sixth District Councilman Dee Andrews, along with the local nonprofits What’s Next Now.Org and New Life Beginnings, gave away 1,200 backpacks filled with school supplies at the 6th District Back to School Fair, this past Saturday, August 9th, at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.
Join El Dorado Nature Center and the City of Long Beach for the 30th annual California Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 20 from 9:00 – noon. This is the largest volunteer event in the state and a great way for you to make a difference in your community.
Waste Management and The Long Beach International City Bank Marathon & Half Marathon have teamed up to help runners transform lives by repurposing their old running shoes. In honor of the event’s 30th Anniversary on October 10 through 12, Waste Management will collect shoes from marathon runners in a reuse campaign to benefit the Long Beach Rescue Mission.
David Stephens and Roozbeh Ghasemian
Seven years ago, David Stephens’ daughter Gwenith was born with a birth defect that caused her to be blind. It has been a learning experience for the father, and he continues to find ways to help his daughter, including becoming the coach of a youth baseball team for special needs children.
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.