Join a Fundraising GroupThe Memorial Medical Center Foundation (MMCF) invites you to consider one of the many community auxiliaries that support Long Beach Memorial (LBM) and Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach (MCHLB). To see which group might be a fit for you, please read their descriptions below and contact the person indicated if you would like more information on how to join:
Since its inception in 1946, the Children's Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has raised more than 13 million dollars for patient programs and medical equipment through various fundraising activities to support Miller Children's. These fundraising initiatives include a gift shop in the hospital lobby, a designer fashion show and silent auction, two vendor fairs held in the spring and winter on the hospital campus and baby photos for patients.
In addition to these fundraising initiatives, they provide a Birthday and Craft Club twice a month and Santa's Workshop during the holidays for patients at Miller Children's. New members are always welcome to the auxiliary as there is always an opportunity for anyone who wants to extend a helping hand for pediatric patients and their families.
For further information about this auxiliary or joining this group, please contact Margie Penny, president of CMHA at (562) 431-9650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information about becoming involved in women's health care needs, put your talents to good use by joining the Memorial Women's Hospital League please contact Jeanette Cheshire at (562) 594-8004.
For further information about this fundraising group, please contact the Family Resource Center at (562) 933-8048.
Team Spirit was founded in 2000, as a small grass roots organization on the belief that more can be done to raise awareness and fight breast and ovarian cancer right here in our community. This group brings together patients with their family and friends to raise money for breast and ovarian cancer research, diagnosis and treatment. Proceeds from the annual Walk have helped to fund the one-of-a-kind Women Guiding Women: Cancer Support and Education program and a new Patient Navigator position at the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial. These programs are available to any woman regardless of their financial situation.
For further information about this new volunteer group, please contact Devon Dougherty at (562) 933-1673 or by email.
In recent years, YPA raised funds towards:
The Memorial Medical Center Foundation encourages community members to get involved. YPA membership is open to anyone that contributes annually in support of Miller Children's. Become part of the next generation of philanthropists.
For more information, please contact Brett Beck at: (562) 933-1676 or by email.