The 2020 Long Beach Branch NAACP Holiday Gift Card Drive for LBUSD was a success. Long Beach Branch NAACP provided over 350 students with $20.00 Target gift cards. Gift cards were distributed to students in the Child Development Centers up to High School. School recipients were: Alvarado, Barton, Educare, Lakewood, Lindbergh, Lowell, Rogers, Renaissance, Lindsey, Hoover, Addams, Jordan, Colin Powell, Gompers, Longfellow, Poly, Dooley, Harte, Garfield, Oropeza, Garfield, Cabrillo, Hamilton, Holmes, Robinson, King, Marshall, McKinley, Roosevelt, Washington, Poly, EPHS, Nelson, Stevenson, Bixby, Muir, Smith, Hughes, Hudson, CDC, Madoson, Hoover, Birney, Twain, Burbank, Webster and Browning.
Persons in photo: LB Branch NAACP President Naomi Rainey-Pierson Erdmann, LBUSD Superintendent, Dr. Jill Baker, LBUSD Assistant Superintendent of Early Learning & Elementary Schools, Mr. Brian Moskovitz, and districts high school student representatives. Photo taken at Roosevelt Elementary School.
Additional donors: Thomas Shadden, Zulma Deleon and Family, Alisha Wade, Myrna Wigod, and The Gene Family Lentzner Trust donation.