Long Beach resident Louisa Winter is in the running to win $10,000 for orphanages in Kenya from a month-long contest being put on by KIND Healthy Snacks.
A Long Beach Girl Scout and the Hughes Middle School Green Team Eco-club will work with Goodwill later this month to gather used clothes for those in need in Los Angeles County.
The charity event, King and Queen of Hearts Fundraising Contest, invites participants to introduce themselves to the community, then attendees will vote to crown a king and queen.
Long Beach city employees and friends of former city employee Chrissy Strong-Marshall, who passed away six years ago, will battle it out in a kickball tournament this weekend for charity.
Starlight Children's Foundation hosts a wish list program that allows hospitals, including St. Mary Medical Center and Miller Children's Hospital, to ask for needed items, which people can purchase through an Amazon-like website.
One child is working to make the lives of thousands of other children brighter by donating toys to Southern California public safety departments, including 85 bags of stuffed animals that she donated to the Long Beach Police and Fire Departments today....