Director’s Blog

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May

Sunday May 5, 2019

Yesterday, a local girl scout troop that volunteered at our drop-in center in January 2019 came back and shared their bounty from their resource drive.  The girls were so excited to […]

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Apr

Sunday April 28, 2019

Last week, we re-connected with a single-mom whose mother died about three weeks ago.  Long Beach Community Foundation funds were used to put the single-mom and her three children in a […]

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Apr

Sunday April 21, 2019

Thank you to volunteer Katie Philipson for bringing Easter cheer and treats to the children who attended Beacon’s Sunday school activities yesterday.  Much gratitude to our team of volunteers, including Board […]

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Apr

Sunday April 14, 2019

Today culminated another busy week.  We served 113 guests at Beacon, of which 14 were new.  About 20 volunteers helped cook at the Congregational Church kitchen and another 30 helped transport and […]

07
Apr

Sunday April 7, 2019

“The village” was called upon to help us.  During the week, our pantry was replenished with much needed cereal, peanut butter and jelly from members of California Heights United Methodist Church.  Yesterday, […]

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Mar

Sunday March 31, 2019

Thank you to the 5th Annual Belmont Heights Make a Difference Day for providing volunteers from Temple Israel and the Grey Panthers on Sunday, March 31, 2019.  We also had students from […]

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Mar

Sunday March 24, 2019

This week we used Long Beach Community Foundation’s donation to provide rent assistance to a woman and a single father and his two young children.  Both parties had received formal […]

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Mar

Sunday March 17, 2019

We hosted 166 guests (including 10 new ones) at our busy community center on a very sunny St. Patrick’s Day.  Chef Melody and her team of 55 volunteers made baked chicken, […]

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Mar

Sunday March 10, 2019

We hosted 178 guests (including 14 new ones) at our busy community center yesterday.  Chef Melody and her team of over 50 volunteers made hearty chicken soup, vegetables, salads and sweets.  We […]

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