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 22Our Runaway & Homeless Services team are all smiles! Many thanks to Delta Dental for providing tooth brushes to our Care Package Program here at the Club!
May 22Thumbs up to Club members from Roosevelt and Wilson Middle Schools who volunteered their time at HuHot Mongolian Grill. Way to go with community service projects kids! We also thank HuHot for offering the opportunity to Club members to learn more about the restaurant business.
May 20Tonight is Graduate for Más at The CLUB Teen Center in Appleton! We're honoring The CLUB Teen Center members who will graduate in the Class of 2015 and the Club’s middle school students who will transition to high school in September. Thanks to @TacoBell4teens, our graduates can live más!
May 19Summer of Service is a new community collaboration to give at-risk youth opportunities to perform community service projects this summer. Check out the NBC 26 story here.
May 19Help us with a hot fundraiser to benefit Boys & Girls Club Teens! Dine at HuHot on W. College Ave this Thursday from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Club teens will be there to greet you and help with customer service.
May 19The Club's Truancy Intervention Services along with the Appleton Police Dept., Appleton Area School District, Riverview Gardens, Appleton Parks and Recreation and other community partners will launch the Summer of Service program to help 30 at-risk teens this summer. Community service projects and the opportunity to earn $200 or high school credits will help these teens focus on the positive impact of their efforts. NBC 26 features the Summer of Service program at http://goo.gl/U3qAFA.
May 18The Club of Menasha is nearly ready for summer! The entire Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley staff had a first look at the facility with Miss Stephanie and the Menasha team doing the honors of a staff ribbon cutting. Don't forget - everyone is invited on June 6th for the Public Open House and official Ribbon Cutting starting at 10:00 a.m.!
May 18Things That Go was a spectacular event last Saturday. So many cars, boats and other movable objects, plus food, entertainment and family fun activities led to a huge success! Our many thanks to the Charity Circle of King's Daughters & Sons for making this huge event possible and to our Boys & Girls Club volunteers. Pictured left to right are Chris, Phoebe and Jason from the Club. Thank you everyone!
May 14This Saturday! Proceeds to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley and other youth-serving organizations in the Fox Cities. See you there.
May 14Did you know that just over 20 percent of children, either currently or at some point in their life, will experience a serious mental disorder? May is Mental Health Awareness Month and as more people, and particularly youth, experience mental distress, there is a need for increased mental health literacy and basic mental health training for the public. Our Boys & Girls Club staff members are learning to become Youth Mental Health "First Aiders" to better serve children and youth in our community