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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21, 2018, co-sponsored by Camping World, and voted that a portion of the proceeds benefit Boys and Girls Club of Lake County.
Denzel Washington joined the Boys and Girls Club of America when he was 5.
"Since the Trenton Half Marathon was cancelled this year we decided that we need to keep our Run for Club Kids mission going and searched for partners around the Mercer County area," said David Anderson, CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of Mercer County.
OKLAHOMA CITY The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of Oklahoma City will start its first Adopt-a-Child campaign on Friday.<br />This fundraising campaign was created to provide a safe and stimulating environment for children to learn and develop as responsible members of the community.<br />The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club offers programs in sports and fitness, music and arts, educational enrichment, Bible study and leadership development.
My sincere thanks to everyone in Maynard, Stow, Hudson and Bolton who attended or participated in my fourth annual St Patrick's Eve Celebration for the Boys and Girls Club of Assabet Valley.
COTTAGE GROVE - As school lets out for summer, the newly formed Boys and Girls Club on South Fifth Street gears up for extended summer hours and a partnership with FOOD for Lane County that will provide free lunches to kids ages 2 to 18.
RFR Realty LLC, owner and manager of seven Stamford Class-A office buildings totaling 1.8-million-square-feet, announced $72,000 was raised for the Boys and Girls Club of Stamford.
This included high school students and the Thunder Bay Boys and Girls Club who were invited to attend.
Occupying a former grocery store on a triangular site at the town's busiest intersection, the Boys and Girls Club has helped to revive Akron's social and economic fortunes.
But 21 kids from the Wellington Boys and Girls Club were hitting the surf--snorkels, masks, and flippers in hand--ready to make headlines.
The Chapter held its fundraising event at the Exmoor Country Club on September 21, 2018, co-sponsored by Camping World and voted that a portion of the proceeds benefit Boys and Girls Club of Lake County.
Additionally, the volunteers will play games with the children who attend the Boys and Girls Club after school.
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