Organizers have set their sights higher than last year, particularly as many nonprofits and the people they serve are struggling in the midst of a pandemic. Long Beach Gives hopes to raise $1 million for more than 150 participating groups.
The new tax law passed late last year roughly doubles the standard deduction for individuals and married couples to $12,000 and $24,000, respectively, which studies project will result in fewer people who itemize their taxes.
Maxwell Wilson’s memories of being a patient at Childrens’ Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) never left him. Now 7-years-old, he sells his handmade books with proceeds donated to CHOC.
A dozen restaurants are hoping to collect 500 pairs of pajamas for kids in need over the next month by offering customers freebies, including dessert, appetizer or other special offer.
Over 100 cyclists took part in the Long Beach AIDS Ride this weekend, the first AIDS ride dedicated solely to the Long Beach community and one that organizers hope will continue to take place every year directly before Worlds AIDS Day.