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.

Arts Council for Long Beach Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Artist Microgrants

Fund microgrants for Long Beach artists and get rewarded.

Fund microgrants for Long Beach artists and get rewarded. The Arts Council for Long Beach launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise money for artist microgrants. The Indiegogo crowdfunding effort raises money for the Arts Council’s popular monthly microgrant program.

Rummage Sale Will Benefit Rising TIDE at Marguerite Kiefer Education Center’s After School Program

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The public is invited to shop for great finds and delightful treasures at a large Rummage and Book Sale on Thursday, June 18 and Friday, June 19, 2015. The Center is located at Covenant Presbyterian Church. The Rummage Sale will take place in the parking lot.

Port of Long Beach Hosted 11th Annual Cargo Forecast Event, Draws Large Crowd

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Experts from across the goods movement industry spoke Wednesday at the 11th annual “Pulse of the Ports: Peak Season Forecast,” an event hosted by the Port of Long Beach that drew 600 people to the Long Beach Convention Center’s Pacific Ballroom to hear how current trends will affect trade throughout the rest of the year.

Spotlight on Downtown Long Beach Lions Club

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EverythingLongBeach.com recently spoke with Kirk Davis, Past President of Downtown Long Beach Lions Club, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach.

New Image Emergency Shelter for the Homeless to Host 4th Charity Voyage Fundraiser

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New Image Emergency Shelter for the Homeless, Inc. (New Image) will host its 4th Charity Voyage fundraiser Saturday, April 18, 2015, aboard ‘The Majestic’, one of the Pacific Avalon Charters’ Luxury Yachts. This year’s fundraiser brings with it a special celebration for the non-profit agency, as it is celebrating the successful completion of 26 years in the provision of emergency and transitional housing placement, comprehensive case management, and supportive services to more than 2.6 million homeless and low-income individuals and families with children, throughout Los Angeles City/County.

Justin Rudd’s Community Action Team Hosts 11th-annual Operation Easter Basket

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Justin Rudd’s nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT) is hosting their 11th-annual Operation Easter Basket. The goal is to collect and distribute 2,000 baskets this year to economically-disadvantaged boys and girls — ages birth to 16.

For The Child’s Annual Circle of Friends Breakfast to Feature Guest Speaker Erin Merryn

Childhood sexual abuse survivor turned author, speaker, child advocate and activist Erin Merryn is the founder and president of Erin’s Law.

Childhood sexual abuse survivor turned author, speaker, child advocate and activist Erin Merryn is the founder and president of Erin’s Law. On April 1, For The Child’s annual Circle of Friends breakfast features special guest speaker Erin Merryn, a childhood sexual abuse survivor turned author, speaker, child advocate and activist.

Hey Gals, Get Your Gas For Free on Saturday

The ROCK Christian Fellowship wants to support women in the community with a free tank of gas - no strings attached.

The ROCK Christian Fellowship wants to support women in the community with free gas — no strings attached. The ROCK Christian Fellowship of Long Beach will provide free gas to women. This free gas project is a way to encourage the women of the community.

Mike Jensen, 2011 Long Beach Plane Crash Survivor, to speak at YMCA Good Friday Breakfast

Mike Jensen, 2011 Long Beach Plane Crash Survivor, to speak at YMCA Good Friday Breakfast.

Mike Jensen, 2011 Long Beach Plane Crash Survivor, to speak at YMCA Good Friday Breakfast. On Friday, April 3rd the YMCA of Greater Long Beach will host the 47th annual Good Friday Breakfast at the Long Beach Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom from 7:15-9:00am.

Mosey to the Giddy Up Gala to Support Go Fame Youth Theatre

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GO-FAME Youth Theatre Company, the prominent Long Beach theatre company for southland youth, age 8-18, invites you to mosey on down to the Lakewood Country Club on Saturday, March 14, 2015 and attend their 4th Annual Fundraising Gala.

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