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Keep up to date on free essential food and community services by reading our Press Release or media coverage.


Free groceries to be distributed twice a month at McKinley Elementary in North Long Beach

September 26th, 2023 - Staff Report, Signal Tribune 

The local non-profit organization Help Me Help You opened its 11th grocery distribution location at McKinley Elementary on Sept. 22.

During the event, residents in need received free nutritious groceries, school supplies, sweets, and enrollment assistance for essential community services.

For a Good Cause: Help Me Help You provides groceries, resources to Long Beach community

August 3rd, 2023 - Christina Merrino, Reporter, Press-Telegram Helping uplift the community is what this nonprofit is all about — hence the name.

Help Me Help You, which was established in 2004, is dedicated to increasing access to food, public benefits, and wellness education for those who are underserved in the Long Beach area, including people and families who are homeless and low-income, seniors, people with disabilities, single mothers, veterans and youth.

Help Me Help You kicks off bimonthly free grocery event at McKinley Elementary School

February 23rd, 2023 - Tess Kazenoff, Journalist, Long Beach Post

Help Me Help You is launching its “Nutrition Knights Grocery Grab N Go” service to 9th District residents in need at McKinley Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 24, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The new location at McKinley Elementary School, located at 6822 Paramount Blvd. (entrance at Main Street), will operate every second and fourth Friday. It’s meant to meet increasing need due to inflation rates and rising food prices, according to a statement.

Help Me Help needs a helping hand from the community

February 7th, 2023 - Samantha Diaz, Managing Director, Signal Tribune

Twice a month, over 500 seniors in Long Beach are greeted with smiling, masked faces from volunteers bringing fresh, free, ready-to-cook groceries straight to their doorstep. The seniors, most of them from low-income areas in Long Beach, are also offered help navigating various programs they might qualify for—CalFresh, Social Security, Medi-Cal, General Relief, credit recovery, and more. 

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Persons With Disabilities Can Now Receive Long Beach Food Pantry Delivery

July 12, 2023

Long Beach, California – Long Beach Food Pantry Delivery, established by local non-profit Help Me Help You, has expanded its service to include persons with disabilities as well as seniors who are unable to access their 11 Long Beach food pantry locations.  Read more...

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