Residents and businesses that have sustained any damage from the Dec. 22 storm should report the extent of those damages for at least two reasons. First, there may be assistance available to them locally, said Ann Quilter, the disaster relief coordinator for the Laguna Relief and Resource Center. Second and perhaps more important, the total […]
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Wanted: Strong Bodies, Trucks and a Storage Shed By Rita Robinson | LB Indy Skilled volunteers as well as specific items are needed to help flood survivors in Laguna Canyon, Donna Valenti, new executive director of the Laguna Relief and Resource Coalition, announced at the City Council meeting Tuesday night. “What we need right now […]
This past holiday season all four public schools made good on the district’s commitment to make community service part of student education. Through various endeavors, students participated in everything from food drives and toy drives, to charity fundraisers and cleaning up the environment.
A friendly grade-level competition at Laguna Beach High School resulted in the collection of 1,500 pounds of food for Costa Mesa’s Someone Cares Soup Kitchen. For every pound of food donated, students received a raffle ticket for prizes donated by local businesses. The senior class won the competition by donating over 700 pounds of food.
The Laguna Relief and Resource Center was joined by local service organizations, churches and individual volunteers to make the 10th annual Homeless Christmas Breakfast an example of coming together to help those in need during the Christmas season. Not only were the community’s homeless served a hot breakfast at the Neighborhood Congregational Church on Dec. […]
The city’s matching-fund grant application to help defray operating costs at the homeless shelter in Laguna Canyon was rejected by the county because the temporary shelter is just that, temporary. The $190,000, two-year federal matching-fund grant is geared for more permanent housing, the city was recently informed by the county’s community development staff. There is […]
With the help of donations of clothing and accessories from 42 stores and numerous local residents, the fourth annual Boutique Benefit fundraiser held on May 22 raised $18,500 that will support the Laguna Relief and Resource Center, as well as help three Congolese women to rebuild their lives through womenforwomen.org. The merchandise that was not […]
Organizers for the Laguna Relief and Resource Center’s annual Boutique Benefit fundraiser are asking for donations of clothing and accessories, which can be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, at the Neighborhood Congregational Church, located at 344 St. Ann’s Drive. Items needed include cleaned and stylish clothing for women, […]