LBS Financial Credit Union employees brightened the holidays for 556 children attending school at Young Horizons, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children with special needs whose families cannot afford private child care.
For families who struggle to provide their children the bare necessities, Christmas gifts are a rarely afforded luxury. To help brighten the Holiday season for all, Better Balance for Long Beach (BBLB), the Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Long Beach Neighborhood Foundation and volunteers will once again put on the “One Day Christmas Store – Shopping with Dignity” event on Saturday, December 20.
In the spirit of the holidays and giving back to the community, Northgate Gonzalez Market No. 39 will be giving away toys until 5:00PM today, Thursday, December 18 as part of the annual event, “Mi Juguete” Toy Giveaway.
St. Nick’s Christmas Design and Decor is looking to make the lives of three local families in need a little brighter this holiday season by partnering with Children Today for a toy and Christmas decor drive.
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.
The Adopt-a-Child program, hosted by the Oasis Community Center and Century Villages at Cabrillo, will provide clothing, toys and other items for 177 children in need.
Lend a hand in lighting Shul by the Shore’s giant Chanukah Menorah at the 2nd annual public Chanukah Menorah Candle Lighting, which will take place in Belmont Shore on Sunday, December 21 at 4:00PM outside Citibank at 5354 E. 2nd St.
The sounds of the holidays will fill a Belmont Shore church on Sunday as the nonprofit Community Action Team (CAT), led by Justin Rudd, hosts a free Christmas concert featuring a 26-piece brass, percussion and harp ensemble.
In all the chaos, confusion, emotions and general excitement of the holidays, participants rarely consider that a successful holiday season comes with a lot of extra waste. Here are 12 tips to have a greener and guilt-free holiday from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The Nutcracker, one of the world’s most famous ballets will be performed, as is holiday tradition, in Long Beach this month, with six performances at the Long Beach Terrace Theater.