For the past 90 years, the Children’s Dental Health Clinic in Long Beach has made a name for itself in a landscape where access to low-cost dental care is difficult to come by.
Although the organization began with programs targeted specifically at young women, in 2010, Khmer Girls in Action piloted its first program for young men. Now, it’s open to not only Cambodian youth, but anyone of Southeast Asian descent attending high school in the Long Beach Unified School District.
Meant to serve as a safe haven for youth, House of Haven officially opened earlier this year, providing a space to rest, get a meal, shower and “just be young adults.”
The annual event, which convened in-person for the first time since prior to the pandemic, supports the aquarium’s unrestricted funds, specifically going toward the animal care, education and conservation programs.
Alberto Uribe brings over 30 years of experience in the nonprofit sector to the organization.
Rodriguez’s efforts have received national attention: In October, Rodriguez was recognized for the second time by Points of Light, a philanthropy-based organization.
Able ARTS Work celebrated its exhibit at the Long Beach Airport during the organization’s fall fundraising event last week. The event, which included about 50 attendees, raised around $20,000 for the nonprofit’s capital campaign—an ongoing effort to move into its new building that was purchased this past spring.
Project Dignity now serves an average of 80 people each Monday in MacArthur Park.
Food Finders’ annual fall fundraiser is returning for the first time in three years next week at Cal State Long Beach with a night of food, drinks, dancing and support of the organization.
With a more spacious home, Heart of Ida’s programs can continue to grow, and the organization can connect with more older adults in need.