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We are delighted to share that Toberman has been awarded the prestigious Top-Rated Nonprofit recognition by GreatNonprofits, a renowned platform for community-sourced stories about non-profits. This recognition is an endorsement of our unwavering commitment to providing valuable services to the community and a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team.


GreatNonprofits is a platform that allows individuals with the most knowledge about non-profits - clients, donors, volunteers, and experts in the field - to submit their stories and accounts. The positive testimonials and stories shared by our volunteers, supporters, and beneficiaries on this platform played a crucial role in attaining this recognition. They reflect the long-lasting impact of our efforts and the value of our services.


We extend our sincere appreciation to all our supporters. The staff at Toberman values the unwavering support of dedicated individuals like you, who have enabled us to make a difference in the community.

"Toberman is special to me because they gave me a second chance when I never thought I had one. I always feel safe, and they care. I am part of the family."

- Toberman Client

Annual Parade of Trees Luncheon

Mark your calendars this November, as we usher in the festive season with our renowned Annual Toberman Neighborhood Center Parade of Trees Luncheon.

Date: November 9, 2023

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Dalmatian Club 

1639 S Palos Verdes St

San Pedro, CA 90731

For an impressive span of 120 years, the Toberman Neighborhood Center has stood tall as a shining beacon of hope. We have been unyielding in our mission: delivering transformative programs and services that uplift, enlighten, and empower youth and families. Our promise is to mold a brighter future, ensuring everyone can live a robust and fulfilling life. Through the relentless support of our devoted donors, invaluable partners, and the broader community, we've been able to touch the lives of over 3,000 youth and families annually. Yet, this monumental task is not a solitary journey, and we need you by our side.

Together, We Can Make a Difference!
Your participation is the key to elevating our event's success. Whether it's contributing an exquisite item for our silent auction, taking on the mantle of a sponsor, or generously donating, your actions will forge lasting impacts.

To purchase your ticket or become an event sponsor, click the link below or make a check payable to Toberman Neighborhood Center, Attention Cathy Cesarz, 131 North Grand Ave. San Pedro, CA 90731. 

For more information, please email Development Director Cathy Cesarz at or call (310) 832-1145 ext. 162.

FREE TAX Preparation!
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From January to April, Toberman offers free tax preparation services to members of our community. For more information, please call (310) 832-1145 or send an email to The process is simple and straightforward: just schedule an appointment, gather the necessary documents, and bring them with you on the day of your appointment.

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Community Food Pantry!

Celebrate National Nutrition Month this March by helping alleviate food insecurity in the Harbor Area. Host a food drive to fill the Toberman Neighborhood Center food pantry.

Please contact our Food Pantry Team at (310) 832-1145 or email at to coordinate your drop-off. 


Items in need: 

• shelf-stable milk, almond milk, soy milk

• cup of noodles

• cereal and granola bars

• tuna and jerky

• cooking oil

• soup/chili

• fruit cups

• canned vegetables

• rice and beans

• peanut butter

• bread or bread mix

• pasta and pasta sauce

• hygiene products

• baby food

• paper towels, toilet paper, laundry detergent

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At Toberman Neighborhood Center, we believe in the power of community. Our programs and services are designed to address the needs of our diverse population, with a focus on providing education, health, and social support. Join us in making a positive impact on our community!

Our mission is to build a healthy, vibrant community by addressing the challenges that prevent youth and families from reaching their full potential.

To get involved, please email

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