Great Futures Start Here!
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley has been a cornerstone of the community since opening our doors in 1998. Serving over 13,000 youth a year, we provide them with the opportunity to:
- feel and be safe,
- know someone cares,
- be challenged by interesting, life-enhancing activities.
May 28The Plexus Run 5K Run/Walk presented by The N.E.W. Team is coming up one week from today on June 4th at Riverside Park in Neenah. You can still sign up at http://goo.gl/jBPkWD. Proceeds will partially benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley. Thank you Plexus Corp.!
May 27Thank you to all the local partners that came out and made the Summer Resource Fair a big success! In addition to Feeding America mobile pantry, members of the community learned about services offered by agencies including Partnership Community Health Center, Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes, LEAVEN Fox Cities, Community Clothes Closet, The Trout Museum of Art, Feeding America, Riverview Gardens, Appleton Parks & Recreation, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley, YMCA of the Fox Cities, Community Early Learning Center and Tri-County Dental.
May 26Host Craig Ferguson and a star-studded cast of Hollywood favorites come together tonight for the RED NOSE DAY SPECIAL on NBC to have fun, raise money and change the lives of kids who need our help the most. Elton John, Julia Roberts, Will Ferrell, Blake Shelton, Ellen DeGeneres, Jack Black, Tracy Morgan and Kobe Bryant are among the more than 65 stars coming together for hilarious comedy, incredible music performances from popular artists and short, compelling films shedding light on children in need here at home and around the world.
May 26The Boys and Girls Club of Appleton and the Boys & Girls Club of Menasha will be serving free meals beginning June 06, 2016 through August 18, 2016. The Summer Food Service Program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, provides nutritious meals to children during the summer, when free and reduced-price school meals are unavailable. For more information, call 920-731-0555.
May 25Congratulations to Appleton Police Department Police Chief Todd Thomas for his invitation to speak at the White House! Thomas said the White House sent the invitation after learning about some of the department's policing strategies, such as diversity training for its officers and its youth mentoring initiatives with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley.
May 24Read more about BGCFV's Summer Resource Fair this Thursday, May 26th!
May 24Kids and parents - Come to the Summer Resource Fair to learn more about all the fun things you can do this summer! This Thursday, May 26th from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the Boys & Girls Club of Appleton. Call (920) 750-5831 or visit the event page!
May 23Congratulations to BGCFV volunteer Abby Elsholtz! She is one of only 25 students out of 300 applicants to be accepted into the University of Wisconsin-Madison's freshman direct admission nursing program. It's one of the accomplishments she's most proud of.
May 19Graduation season has arrived and we celebrated in a BIG way thanks to @tacobell4teens! The Graduate For M?s partnership is dedicated to inspiring and enabling teens to graduate from high school, get college or career-ready, and achieve m?s. Check out photos from our Graduation for M?s Celebration and see how you or your teen can join the Club too!
May 18Kids and parents - Come to the Summer Resource Fair to learn more about all the fun things you can do this summer! Thursday, May 26th from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the Boys & Girls Club of Appleton. Call (920) 750-5831 for more information today! See the Post-Crescent story here: http://goo.gl/8uR47E.