On a Mission to End Hunger!

Did you know that Feeding Long Beach is barely one year old, and already has an established set of services that it offers weekly?

That’s right! Every week on Tuesdays, Feeding Long Beach packages and distributes more than 100 sack lunches at Beacon for Him in Long Beach. Everything that is given out is provided by kind and generous donations that keep this incredible program running!

We need you and yours to stop by our booth on Friday, make a purchase or enter a raffle — all proceeds will go toward sustaining and expanding this program that has one mission: end hunger in the community.

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REPOST @chaskisperuvianseasonings THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS AMAZING DONATION!! Make sure to stop by and get some of these delicious tamales!!! ———————————–Friday April 28th #Chaskis will be back at #UrbanHiveMarket LBC!And make sure you stop by @feedinglongbeach booth where they will have our Peruvian Green Tamales! All proceeds go toward helping feed the homeless of Long Beach! We ❀️ #LongBeach ———————- Location: 95 s Pine Ave LBC Time: 5 pm – 10 pm ———————- #peruvianfood #peruviancuisine #nightmarketfood #urbanhive #lbc #dtlb #thepike #downtownlb #cityoflongbeach #belmontshore #shorelinevillage #bixbyknolls #562 #mycityisrad #reasonstolovelongbeach #lbcfoodie #whatsgoodlb #latimesfood #ocweeklyfood #socaleats #laeats #lbceats #eatlbc #eatmelbc #visitlb #meetinglb

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Check out yesterday’s Sack Lunch Tuesday in action so you know what you’re giving back to when you give to Feeding Long Beach!

Where does Feeding Long Beach get the bulk of the wonderful, locally grown produce that it includes in Sack Lunch Tuesday meals? CityHeART’s Harvest Partners LB!

This is one stellar organization … each of the programs collaborate and coordinate to help one another in one mission of “wholeheartedly loving our city and telling its stories.”

Be sure to stop by Hellada Gallery on Sunday to hear some of those stories we work to share! CityHeART’s Auspicious Arts will be presenting a showcase of work created by folks in recovery at Safe Refuge, formerly known as the Substance Abuse Foundation. We’ve been working with this groups for more than ten weeks, and there will be some incredible work to share!image002


Connect! Rocks Denim and Brings Healing

Today is National Denim Day, which Connect! is proud to recognize in honor of the many victims of sexual assault whoΒ are acknowledged on this day.

How does Connect! promote healing for folks who are in need of support? By building a peer-support network, Connect! empowers members and offers a space space for sharing, growing, and re-building. Currently, Connect! holds weekly meetings for women on Friday afternoons at 5 p.m. at Beacon for Him in Long Beach.

Interested in attending a meeting? Email Connect@ourcityheart.org! We look forward to hearing from you.

A Wonderful Day at Century Villages at Cabrillo

Did you know? Coloring helps relax the brain. Dancing can improve your memory, enhance your brain health, and even improve heart health! Also, music reduces anxiety as much as a massage and helps to elevate one’s mode in stressful situations. We learned all this and more at Spring Fest at CVC!Β 

springfest.jpgmusicians.jpgOutside of the Creative Zone, many other vendors also showed up to provide health, healing, and helpful services to the residents of CenturyΒ  Villages. Among those groups were the Long Beach Fire Department, The Β  Children’s Club, U.S. Vets Long Beach (Supportive Services for Veteran Families), Miller Children’s Hospital-Long Beach, Padnet, and Healthy Long Beach Communities. There were so many wonderful people serving wholeheartedly and providing community at Century Villages at Cabrillo. Whew! It was a wonderful day!

We hope to be back next year!

Feeding Body and Soul!

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This afternoon, HeARTsy will lead a family art workshop at Century Villages at Cabrillo, and Feeding Long Beach will be serving dinner! This is a monthly CityHeART project, and we hope to see it grow!

We started this collaborative project in Fall, 2016, and we are excited to be bringing it back this Spring! Stay tuned for pictures of today’s special project!

How can you help?

  • Volunteer!
  • Donate!
  • Spread the word!