We all recognize volunteering is a wonderfully kind donation of a person’s time to a good cause. But one Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) volunteer, Gloria Rezek, feels that she gets as much out of it as she puts in.

Her devotion to...

As visitors walk through the lobby of the 514 N. Prospect building, they will see long-standing Campus Greeter Florence Metcalfe smiling behind the information desk every Tuesday. Florence has been a Beach Cities Health District volunteer for 30 years...

Bishop Montgomery High School student Lindsay O’Brien started volunteering for Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) to fulfill a National Honor Society Scholarship requirement.  However, a year later, Lindsay has grown to love her volunteer role.

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Regular exercise has major health benefits and is also important for older adults, which is where Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) MoveWell program comes in! The program pairs specially trained volunteers with older adults in the community who...

The average person works just over 34 hours per week before they retire. But for lifetime Torrance resident Earl Eastcott this has continued through his retirement! For the past 15 years, Earl has volunteered a remarkable 40 hours per week at Beach...

Many know Meri Baskin as the lovely “towel folding” lady at Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) Center for Health & Fitness.

As a self-proclaimed “Air Force brat,” Meri was used to moving from state to state every three to four years...

As one of Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) Walking School Bus volunteer coordinators, Ken ensures that 12-16 kindergarten to 5th grade children from Birney Elementary School realize the benefits of walking to school.

It’s no...

by Sue Murray, Volunteer Spotlight Writer

A pinch of time, a spoonful of generosity and gallons of personality, Karen Brandhorst volunteers to keep us healthy. Karen joined Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) Restaurant Ambassador...

By Kirsten Farmer, The Beach Reporter

Some 150 volunteers from 30 South Bay organizations tended to school gardens in Hermosa and Redondo for the Beach Cities Health District’s 4th Annual Beach Cities Volunteer Day August 8.

Volunteers...

Upon joining Beach Cities Health District’s (BCHD) Brain Buddies Volunteer Program, Edwina Klein knew she wanted to have an impact in others’ lives through volunteering. What she didn’t know, is how much volunteering would impact her.

Edwina...

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