National Cleaners & Laundry will be accepting coat donations until the end of December.
Long Beach resident Louisa Winter is in the running to win $10,000 for orphanages in Kenya from a month-long contest being put on by KIND Healthy Snacks.
A Long Beach Girl Scout and the Hughes Middle School Green Team Eco-club will work with Goodwill later this month to gather used clothes for those in need in Los Angeles County.
The charity event, King and Queen of Hearts Fundraising Contest, invites participants to introduce themselves to the community, then attendees will vote to crown a king and queen.
Long Beach city employees and friends of former city employee Chrissy Strong-Marshall, who passed away six years ago, will battle it out in a kickball tournament this weekend for charity.
Starlight Children’s Foundation hosts a wish list program that allows hospitals, including St. Mary Medical Center and Miller Children’s Hospital, to ask for needed items, which people can purchase through an Amazon-like website.
One child is working to make the lives of thousands of other children brighter by donating toys to Southern California public safety departments, including 85 bags of stuffed animals that she donated to the Long Beach Police and Fire Departments today.
The Long Beach International City Bank Marathon is just over two months away, which means that participants are, or should be, logging hundreds of miles to prepare for the 26.2 endurance test set to take place Sunday, October 12. It also means that thousands of pairs of shoes will cross the threshold where they’re considered no longer fit to train in, and will most likely end up in a closet or even worse, out at the curb on trash day.
Coasting through Long Beach on the Big RED Bus while stopping for drinks at some of the city’s finest establishments. What could be better? It’s for charity.
With his arm, wrist and much of his side covered in third and fourth degree burns, Casey Keener had plenty of things going through his mind as he laid in the burn unit last year. It wasn’t how many of layers of skin had been destroyed by the flames of the fire pit he was thrown into, the prospect of skin grafts or the length of the recovery that awaited him. “How are my tattoos?” he asked the doctors in the emergency room.