COMMUNITY. FITNESS. EMPOWERMENT.
For more than 30 years, the annual Lakewood Run has brought the community together for a day of health, fitness, and fun for everyone.
This charity event is presented by the Lakewood Sheriff Station and Soroptimist International of Lakewood/Long Beach. Event proceeds benefit the programs and services for women and girls served by Soroptimist and the Lakewood Sheriff running team.
Soroptimist is a volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.
They provide cash grants to:
organizations that align with their mission such as Su Casa and Lakewood Family YMCA
supporting women and girls with job skills training and access to higher education
The Lakewood Sheriff's Station has served the City of Lakewood since 1959.
The Lakewood Sheriff's Station commits funding for:
families of ill, wounded or deceased deputies
programs such as 999 for Kids
expenses for the Baker-to-Vegas Relay Challenge Team
replenishing the Friends of Lakewood Sheriff Station Fund that supports crime victims
Did you know Lakewood became the first city in the nation to fly regular helicopter patrols through the Sky Knight program? Read more about the history between Lakewood and LA County Sheriff Deparment here.