Among other programs, Food Finders provides a bag of four to six meals per family at 15 schools across Long Beach, but in the coming year, this will double to 30 schools.
In other nonprofit news, QFilms Long Beach announced its festival winners, and the fundraising totals are in for Long Beach Gives.
The all-day online event featuring over 200 different nonprofit organizations to support will be held on Thursday, Sept. 23.
Our weekly roundup of nonprofit news includes some volunteer opportunities and events coming back for the first time since the pandemic shut them down.
Roughly 80,000 pounds of food—including more than 7,000 pounds of meat, 6,000 pounds of cheese, and 400 gallons of milk—was provided to more than two dozen food banks, nonprofits, neighborhood associations, and houses of worship.
For the second year in a row, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital in Long Beach earned a spot on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals ranking.
Support nonprofits by attending concerts, a rummage sale, a poetry workshop and more.
With the coronavirus receding locally, the Surfrider Foundation Long Beach Chapter is hosting its first beach cleanup of the year.