Council Fundraisers


Thank you for your interest in supporting the local Scout programs of the Long Beach Area Council. Your investment and generosity ensure Scouting makes a positive impact in the lives of over 3,400 youth.

There are many ways you can make a gift to Scouting in our community

Option 1: Online E-Giving

Use our secure online giving form to make a donation. Easy monthly recurring options.

Option 2: Text to Donate

It’s so easy. 100% safe and secure. Text LAUNCH to 41444. Get immediate response, send donation.

  • LAUNCH [space] Your Amount [space] Your Name [space] Pack/Troop#
  • i.e. LAUNCH 120 John Smith Troop 23

Option 3: US Mail

ATTN: Annual Giving
Long Beach Area Council
401 E 37th St

Long Beach, CA 90807

NOTE: Please make check payable to Long Beach Area Council

Option 4: By Phone

Call our office at (562) 427-0911. We would be happy to assist you over the phone.


1. Boeing Employees – will give $10 per hour of volunteer time up to 1,000 hours/year. Search Boy Scouts of America – Long Beach Area Council

2. Employer Matching Gifts – The easiest way to double your gift is by asking your employer to match.

3. Dollars for Volunteer Hours – Many companies will give to charity for your volunteer hours!

4. Combined Federal Campaign – For any federal workers, please contribute using CFC# 73686

5. Humble Bundle – Shop here, we receive 10% of your purchase.

6. Amazon Smile – Shop on Amazon, benefit local programs. Be sure to type Long Beach Area Council

7. Amazon Wish List – Shop our wish list to help us!

 Information for Donors

  • Charity Navigator – Guide to to our financial health, accountability, and transparency by America’s leading independent charity evaluator 
  • GuideStar – Nonprofit reports and Forms 990 for trusted nonprofit information
  • #GivingTuesday – Support Scouting, share your story on social media
  • Tax ID: 95-1643981

Tax Information

Specific tax benefits are associated with certain types of gifts, including:

  • Charitable trusts
  • Life income
  • Bequests and retirement accounts
  • Gifts of property and securities

For questions about tax information or how to maximize the tax benefit of your contribution, contact Marc Bonner or at 562-684-3163.