Long Beach Turkey Trot Burns Calories in the Name of Charity

The Long Beach Turkey Trot has grown immensely from its humble beginnings 12 years ago, and if Justin Rudd has anything to say about it, this year’s installment of the Long Beach Turkey Trot will continue the tradition of the community coming together to “take a pre-emptive strike against the holiday bulge.”

Long Beach Church Offers Thanksgiving Boxes For Hungry L.A. County Families

It is an alarming fact that 1 in 6 Americans face hunger—and Los Angeles County is no stranger to this number, with the latest data from 2011 showing that nearly 1.75M county residents face daily food insecurity, with 650,480 of those being children. And due to the small-but-mighty efforts of Pastor Greggory Sanders and Long Beach’s ROCK Christian Fellowship, 501 of those families facing food insecurity did not do so last Thanksgiving through the church’s Renewable Hope Project.