The City of Lakewood is home to many charitable, civic and community organizations and groups to benefit the community.
The Lakewood Education Foundation, known as LEF, is a non-profit agency run by Lakewood residents.
Meals on Wheels of Long Beach manages home deliveries of a nutritious hot meals and sack dinners to Lakewood residents who can no longer cook for themselves.
Project Shepherd is a non-profit organization run by the City of Lakewood and the Rotary Club of Lakewood to provide help to Lakewood families in need.
Service clubs and groups support the Lakewood community in many ways.