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Benefits and Benefactors

Benefits and Benefactors

Home Raffle Keeps Ocean Institute Afloat Tickets are available for the 10th annual Laguna Beach Gold Coast Million Dollar Home Raffle benefiting the Ocean Institute of Dana Point, a non-profit dedicated to ocean preservation through education. The grand prize winner, selected on Nov. 8, may choose between a Laguna Beach home and $1 million in […]

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Advocates Sketch Out Homeless Housing Plans

Advocates Sketch Out Homeless Housing Plans

Take someone who is living under a tree (someone with a mental health disability that triggers their chronic homelessness), give them a place to live, and then provide support services to help them remain stable there. Thus, Helen Cameron offered a nutshell description of permanent supportive housing. She should know. Cameron founded Homes, Inc. in […]

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Corrections:

Corrections:

Due to a production error, a photo published with “Food Pantry Bags Supersized Donation” in the Feb. 14 edition was mistakenly attributed to photographer Mitch Ridder. Also due to a production error, the last three paragraphs were omitted in the Feb. 14 print edition of “They Keep the Music Playing.” The full version was public […]

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Food Pantry Bags Whopping Donation

Food Pantry Bags Whopping Donation

Laguna Beach’s Whole Foods Market raised $22,268 for the Laguna Food Pantry through the store’s November and December Feed4More register donation program. Generous Laguna Beach shoppers gave at the register for a total that beat out other, larger regional Whole Foods Market locations. For its size, no other Whole Foods Market raised more, according to […]

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Stocking for a Singular Mission

Stocking for a Singular Mission

By Jennifer Erickson | LB Indy Andy Siegenfeld’s goal at the Laguna Food Pantry is twofold: provide free food to those in need and remove the stigma attached to accepting help so keenly felt by most customers. The pantry’s chairman largely succeeds, signing in customers with a warm smile and kind word before handing them […]

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Donors Refill Pantry

Donors Refill Pantry

Editor, Yesterday, Sally from the Neighborhood Congregational Church asked me to meet her and Julie at the Food Pantry to help unload some food donations. Naively, I thought that would be no big deal until they arrived with two SUVs overflowing with non-perishable items they and their friends had collected outside of Albertsons. Volunteering at […]

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Flu Shots Available

Flu Shots Available

Flu shots will be distributed at the Unitarian Church on Sunday, Oct. 7 and 14 before and after the service, which begins at 10:30 a.m. Shots are free and are given by a registered nurse. Donations to the church are welcome. Shots will also be available at the Food Pantry, 20652 Laguna Canyon Rd., on […]

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Good People in Bad Times

Good People in Bad Times

Editor, This morning (Dec. 15), after our Food Pantry had closed, a car pulled up to the Resource Center.  It seems the driver had “found” a mother and two children wandering down at the beach with no place to sleep. So she brought them to us, next door to the homeless shelter.  Because the Laguna […]