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.

Spotlight on Educational Opportunity Center

educational-opportunity-cen recently spoke with Curlgin Robertson, Assitant Director of Educational Opportunity Center, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach.

Power 4 Youth Looking for Mentor Volunteers


Power 4 Youth, an academic mentoring program for middle school students will be holding a no-obligation information meeting for prospective volunteers on Monday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Share The Love Clothing Drive Hopes to Collect 3 Tons for Goodwill

The Green Team Clubs at Longfellow and Hughes are holding a clothing drive to Share the Love. — photo via eylc

February is the month to “Share the Love” and the Green Team Clubs of Longfellow Elementary & Hughes Middle school are hosting their annual “Share the Love” Community Used Clothing Drive.

Fashion Show to Raise Money for Pediatric Heart Center

Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach Auxiliary

Each year approximately 40,000 babies are born in the United States with a congenital heart defect. Around 90 percent of these babies will survive to adulthood.

St. Mary Medical Center Grants $120,000 to 6 Local Nonprofits

Dignity Health Community Grants Program

On January 9, 2014, St. Mary Medical Center awarded $120,000 in grant funds to six nonprofit agencies and held a luncheon in their honor at the John Parr Health Enhancement Center on the campus of St.

CCEJ’s 23rd Annual Interfaith/Intercultural Breakfast to Feature Civil Rights Leader Rev. James Lawson, Jr. as Keynote Speaker

Keynote speaker Rev. James Lawson, Jr.

A crowd of over 800 is expected to welcome keynote speaker Rev. James Lawson, Jr. Civil Rights Leader & Teacher of Nonviolence, at the 23rd Annual Interfaith/Intercultural Breakfast on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 7:30 a.m.

Long Beach Republican Women Federated Installs 2014 Officers

Long Beach Republican Women Federated 2014 Elected Officers

On December 14 more than 50 people attended the Long Beach Republican Women Federated anniversary celebration and installation ceremony at The Grand Event Center.

Family Upholds 10-Year Tradition of Giving at Miller Children’s Hospital


During the holiday season, families honor and remember their loved ones through a variety of traditions. John Hinton has made it his mission to honor his late grandson, Tyler Garcia, by giving back to the hospital that brought him to remission after being diagnosed with brain cancer.

Kick Off Campaign Season with Democratic Women’s Study Club Holiday Party

Democratic holiday party

The Democratic Women’s Study Club (DWSC) of Long Beach will hold their annual holiday party on Saturday, December 14, 2013 at noon at their new meeting location, Polly’s Pies at 4680 E.

Spotlight on East 7th St. Collaboration

7th Street Collaboration recently spoke with Gretchen Swanson, Member of East 7th St. Collaboration, via email. They talked about the inspirations and challenges of running a nonprofit organization in Long Beach.

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