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Nonprofit organizations tell a lot about a community. What does a city care about? You can often tell by the nonprofit groups that they support. It’s obvious that Long Beach cares because there is a strong network of nonprofits serving the local community with the help of committed volunteers.

Delta Air Lines Volunteers Complete Habitat for Humanity Home Rehabilitation in Long Beach

Wendy Castillo receiving the keys to her home as Councilmember Garcia looks on. Photo by Jennifer Davis

On Tuesday November 16, 2010, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) and Delta Air Lines employee volunteers attended a much-anticipated home dedication ceremony for the Castillo family. Key staff members from both organizations were on hand to welcome the Castillo’s into their new home and present them with the keys. The ceremony [...]

Grants Will Help Nonprofit Arts Organizations Hire College Interns

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Funding for non-profit arts organizations to hire college undergraduate interns in summer 2011 is available from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. The guidelines, application and application instructions for the Arts Internship Program are now available on the Arts Commission’s Web site. The program is for Los Angeles County-based nonprofit performing, presenting (including film and [...]

Holiday Shopping Preview and More at Rancho Los Alamitos This Month

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There’s nothing like an “old-fashioned” Christmas. Celebrate the holiday season among the history and natural beauty of Long Beach by attending a holiday event at Rancho Los Alamitos this month. The historic ranch and gardens will host two of their most popular annual events in November—with more holiday fun scheduled for December! Holiday events tend [...]

Ugandan Bishop Raises Awareness of Anti-Gay Legislation During Visit to LB

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Bishop Christopher Senyonjo—a courageous spokesperson for the equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in his native Uganda—is scheduled to visit Long Beach on Thursday, November 18. The bishop will appear at Trinity Lutheran Church for a reception hosted by Greater People and the Catalyst Network of Communities as part of OutFaith. Eric [...]

El Dorado Nature Center Features Native Plants for Sale


This weekend, rare and unusual California and Southwest native plants will be available for sale from the El Dorado Nature Center. The Native Plant Sale begins on Saturday, November 13, at 9:00 a.m. and will continue daily until all plant are sold! Plants available include California buckwheat, island snapdragon, California mountain lilac, Baja fairy duster, [...]

New Beetle Club Arrives for 9th annual Toy Jam at Miller Children’s Hospitals


A group of Volkswagen New Beetle owners with support from Long Beach Timmons Volkswagen “Carabugged,” with police escorts to Millers Children’s Hospital Long Beach carrying more than 20 car loads of toys. Each Beetle owner donated various items to delight the kids from a wish list provided by the child life department.

Outdoor Screening of Superman Includes Food Drive to Benefit Food Finders


Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…SUPERMAN! The Long Beach Cinematheque is teaming up with Downtown business owners to present an outdoor screening of Richard Donner’s 1978 classic Superman. The family-friendly movie night includes a food drive to support the dedicated and important work of Long Beach-based food bank Food [...]

LBCF Announces Second Group of Recipients of Emergency Healthcare Services Grants

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$50,000 in Funding from Bank of America Charitable Foundation to Help Meet Key Needs in Long Beach Long Beach Community Foundation (LBCF) was pleased to announce the second group of recipients of Emergency Healthcare Services Grants at a presentation ceremony on October 27 at 4:00 pm in the beautiful lobby of the Assistance League Long [...]

Members of the South Bay Association of REALTORS Build a New Home for a Deserving Family with Habitat for Humanity


For the second year in a row, members of the South Bay Association of REALTORS volunteered with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) to build a home in Long Beach for a family in need of a home to call their own. The Long Beach build site consists of four homes, one [...]

Cooking Classes for A Cause Event Comes Together For a Third Time


“Small Plates, Big Holiday Entertaining” This holiday season, you can give and receive at the final 2010 Cooking Lessons for a Cause event by Chef Gregg Denter, Culinary Coach, benefiting Arts & Services for Disabled. You’ll “receive” entertaining tips and learn to make easy, delicious recipes perfect for all your holiday parties – and you’ll [...]

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