Mira Costa’s girls volleyball team at the “DIG PINK” fundraiser last month. Courtesy of Terese Schreiner
Mira Costa High School’s girls volleyball fundraiser raised more than $6,500 on Oct. 17 in donation to breast cancer research efforts. The event, called “DIG PINK,” was founded by Lisa Arce-Zimmerman in memory of her mother, who battled breast cancer. The team extends a special thanks to professional volleyball player Britt Hochevar, who donated $2,500 on behalf of the To the Moon and Back Foundation. Proceeds benefited Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation.
Local food drive
A local initiative called Live to Give Now is working to collect 500 pounds of food to drop off at the Los Angeles Food Bank in time for the holidays. Those who wish to contribute may drop off boxed or canned foods in the designated box at 1728 Harper Ave. in Redondo Beach. Scheduled pick-ups are available for Hermosa Beach on Dec. 18, Redondo on Dec. 19 and Manhattan on Dec. 20. For more information, contact livetogivenowLA@gmail.com or visit facebook.com/livetogivenow.
Family holiday crafts night
The city’s After School REC program invites the community to attend the 27th Annual Family Holiday Crafts Night and Open House. A simple supper, holiday goodies and hot cocoa will be provided. For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 310-802-5448.