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Back to School with Boys and Girls Club of America

There are many ways to help the Boys and Girls Club of America. One of the simplest is to complete a quiz about all the things you may or may not know about The Boys and Girls Club of America and it’s history. For every 5 correct answers school supplies are donated to a member of the club.

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JCPenney is also teaming up with the Boys and Girls Club of America by letting shoppers round up their store purchases to benefit the Club.

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For the last 150 years the Boys and Girls Club of America has evolved into so much more than and afterschool program. Our local facility hosts summer camps, swim teams, dance classes and childcare and more. With nearly 4000 locations around the USA the Boys and Girls Club of America makes available many different activities, events and sports accessible to kids who otherwise wouldn’t have the opportunity to participate in a safe and healthy atmosphere.

The Facts:

Unique Characteristics of a Boys & Girls Club
• Clubs are community-based and building-centered.
• Clubs provide a safe, affordable place for young people during non-school hours and during the summer.
• Clubs are led by paid, trained youth development professionals.
Boys & Girls Clubs provide young people with:
• A safe place to spend time during non-school hours and the summer as an alternative to the streets or being home alone.
• A chance to play, have fun, laugh and learn.
• Opportunities to build new skills that raise each child’s belief that he or she can succeed and receive recognition for personal accomplishments.
• Ongoing relationships with caring adults and connections to new friends in a positive environment, reinforcing a sense of belonging, personal accountability, civility and civic responsibility.
• Generation-changing programs that support a commitment to learning, positive values, healthy habits and high expectations for success as an adult.

Step up this Back to School season and do something to help kids who need it with donations, quiz taking, back to school shopping or volunteering your time.

“I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Boys and Girls Club. I received a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate.”