Press Telegram Send-a-Kid-to-Camp Fund

Press Telegram Send-a-Kid-to-Camp Fund

The Press-Telegram Send-a-Kid-to-Camp campaign, launched in 1999, has resulted in hundreds of children reveling in the unique experience of attending a week-long summer camp. For many of these young people, the camping experience is life-changing. The mountain camps are run by the agencies we call the Big Five:  Boy & Girls Clubs, Boy Scouts, Camp Fire, Girl Scouts, and YMCA.

2021 Camp Experience

Camps will be open this summer! On May 16, 2021, the Press-Telegram officially kicked off the 2021 campaign.  Last year, generous Press-Telegram readers donated approximately $56,000 with the hope that camps would open. Due to the pandemic camps didn’t fully open so those funds will be combined with this year’s fundraising.

Your tax-deductible financial contribution can help provide a child the opportunity to learn and grow during a week-long camp experience.

Make a donation today. Your contribution receives a full tax-deduction and goes directly towards the Press-Telegram’s Send-a-Kid-to-Camp Program.

The preferred way to give is by credit card:
In the secure form below, please select a donation amount. If you do not see your designated amount listed, please select ‘Other’ and type in the amount of your choice. 100% of your donation is deductible for income tax purposes, but a credit card service charge of about 3% will be deducted from your donation. You may want to consider increasing the amount of your donation to cover this necessary cost.

Check donations may be mailed to Long Beach Community Foundation, 400 Oceangate, Suite 800, Long Beach, CA 90802. Please make check payable to “Long Beach Community Foundation” and write “Press-Telegram Send-a-Kid-to-Camp Fund” in the memo section of your check.



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