Boys and Girls Clubs of America

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Boys and Girls Clubs of America,

federation of more than 1,006 organizations established (1906) in Boston as the Federated Boys' Clubs to help young people, especially those who are disadvantaged. Later called Boys' Clubs of America, it acquired its present name in 1990. Its headquarters are in Atlanta, Ga. Most clubs consist of a neighborhood building dedicated to children and young people and staffed by professionals and volunteers. The centers are open after school and on weekends to provide a safe place for leisure-time activites such as sports and computer classes.
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Congress has provided the Boys & Girls Clubs of America with $40 million to help fund its five-year plan to serve an additional 1 million youth nationwide.
has been chosen for the prestigious honor of serving as National Ambassador for Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Money Matters: Make it Count(SM) program.
Foundation promotes aquatic safety with weeklong camps at Boys & Girls Clubs in 25 cities
The photos have been been entered in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's National Photography Contest.
Retailer Raises $815,538 for Boys & Girls Clubs
ATLANTA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week more than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs across the country and on U.
Lipton Sportsmanship Award, offered at the nation's Boys & Girls Clubs to the member who best displays sportsmanship and fair play.
But it wasn't until he participated in Boys & Girls Clubs of America's (BGCA's) Money Matters: Make it Count(SM) program that he began to understand how to make smart financial decisions to help him reach his educational goals.
10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) kicked off its Day for Kids initiative with a mega field day event in Atlanta where hundreds of adults were invited to relive their childhoods for the day and participate in nostalgic games to raise awareness and funds in support of youth most in need.
is the new National Ambassador for the Money Matters: Make it Count(SM) financial literacy program, sponsored by Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Charles Schwab Foundation.
PHILADELPHIA -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia (BGCP), the region's leader in serving Philadelphia children for more than 120 years, is pleased to announce the official plan to rename of our Nicetown Club to the Shane Victorino Nicetown Boys & Girls Club.
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