Now Reading: Long Beach Non-Profits

Nonprofit organizations tell a lot about a community. What does a city care about? You can often tell by the nonprofit groups that they support. It’s obvious that Long Beach cares because there is a strong network of nonprofits serving the local community with the help of committed volunteers.

Community Hospital Volunteers Las Damas Installs New Board

Las Damas de la Plaza new Board Members: back row left to right: Bev Cook, president; Sheila Cantrell, vice president; Phyllis Bowles, co-hospitality; and Fran Bylund, event coordinator.  Front row left to right are: Nancy Eilers, co-treasurer; Nell Kariger co-hospitality; Yolanda Benavidez.;nominating chair; Mary Eickenhofer, membership chair and Christy Roeber, historian, press, photography.

Las Damas de la Plaza new Board Members: back row left to right: Bev Cook, president; Sheila Cantrell, vice president; Phyllis Bowles, co-hospitality; and Fran Bylund, event coordinator. Front row left to right are: Nancy Eilers, co-treasurer; Nell Kariger co-hospitality; Yolanda Benavidez.;nominating chair; Mary Eickenhofer, membership chair and Christy Roeber, historian, press, photography.

Believe in a Miracle at Long Beach Rescue Mission Gala

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Long Beach Rescue Mission hosts their 2nd annual gala, Believe In a Miracle: Your Light Matters, on Thursday, December 10 at the Hilton Hotel on Ocean Boulevard. The purpose of the event is to raise funds in support of their year-round programs serving the homeless and hurting in Long Beach, which provide emergency shelter, warm meals, job training, and spiritual counseling.

Last Chance to Apply for the Arts Council’s Risk and Innovation Grant

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The Arts Council for Long Beach recently added an exciting new opportunity to its roster of grant-giving: the Risk and Innovation Grant. The $5,000 grant provides an opportunity to bring innovation to our communities through arts-based problem solving.

Mayor Garcia and Councilman Andrews to Recognize 75th Anniversary of the Long Beach Branch of the NAACP Tonight

Mayor Robert Garcia and 6th District Councilman Dee Andrews

Mayor Robert Garcia and 6th District Councilman Dee Andrews Mayor Robert Garcia and Councilman Dee Andrews will be recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the Long Beach Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), at City Council, at 5:00 pm, today, Tuesday, November 17, 2015.   

Long Beach Community Foundation Builds Community Garden at Boys and Girls Club

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  The Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF), in partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Long Beach, created a community garden at the Dean A Eastman/Fairfield Boys and Girls Club in North Long Beach on Saturday, November 14, 2015.

Community Hospital Long Beach Foundation Hosts 2015 Holiday Open House

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Community Hospital Long Beach Foundation announces the 2015 Holiday Open House on Friday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Gift Shop is located adjacent to the hospital main entrance.

Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach Announces 2015 Youth of the Year

Dr. Grant and Debbie Uba, Kalon Predium, Kiara Williams and Miles Davis-Majors were honored by the Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach.

Dr. Grant and Debbie Uba, Kalon Predium, Kiara Williams and Miles Davis-Majors were honored by the Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach. On Tuesday, November 17th, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach will honor four members as part of the Youth of the Year 2015 Dinner.

Long Beach Basket Brigade Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Basket Build Event

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On November 21st, 2015, the Long Beach Basket Brigade, a local non-profit organization in Long Beach, will host its Annual Thanksgiving Basket Build Event where it will assemble and deliver Thanksgiving baskets to hundreds of families in need throughout the Long Beach community.

Christian Outreach in Action Hosts “Waves of Change” Fundraiser

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On Friday, October 23, 2015 Christian Outreach in Action is hosting a Fall Fundraiser “Waves of Change” Gala in support of Christian Outreach in Action (COA)’s core programs at the Long Beach Airport Marriot Hotel at 6:00 pm.

Long Beach Community Foundation Offers Grants to Collaborative Nonprofits

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The Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) is offering more than $40,000 in grants to nonprofits who successfully demonstrate a potential collaboration with one or more nonprofits to provide service, training or programming in Long Beach.

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