“The only thing I would say off camera is to pretend you’re talking to the mayor, tell him what it’s really like out here and what you really need.”
After collecting hundreds of sleeping bags, socks and food items from local residents last week, Care Closet LBC nonprofit organizers spent three days this week distributing them to homeless encampments and individuals throughout Long Beach.
“It’s important for every human to put something on and see something other than the trouble you’re going through.”
Organizers of a photography show opening tonight are hoping to challenge viewers’ preconceived notions of what it’s like to be homeless.
South Coast Chorale, known fondly as the LGBT Chorus of Long Beach, will open its 29th season with more than just an entertaining program, but a musical tribute in support of the city’s homeless community.
Thirty-two individuals who died in Long Beach while experiencing homelessness this year were remembered on a chilly Thursday evening by a couple dozen people who gathered at Forest Lawn cemetery in the city’s northside.
For the past eight years, Shoreline Village has crowned a Mardi Gras King and Queen prior to the parade and this year’s coronation on Monday night at Parker’s Lighthouse in Shoreline Village had all the bells and whistles.
Cesar’s Bistro, a Long Beach restaurant serving Latin American Cuisine, will treat those struggling with homelessness to a holiday lunch on Monday at 10:00AM.
Help give the homeless of Long Beach the freedom of transportation with Mental Health America Los Angeles’ (MHALA) Citywide Holiday Bike Donation.