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.
October 24A big thank you to VF Outdoor Appleton and 91.1 The Avenue for graciously donating HUNDREDS of JanSport backpacks to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley! Your generous support helps our members on their path toward #greatfutures!
October 22Getting ready for the Teen Clothing Sale - TODAY! 11:00 am - 4:00 pm at The CLUB Teen Center of Appleton, 160 S. Badger Ave. All clothing is $1.00. Bring a non-perishable food item to donate and the price is 50 cents!
October 22Today is BGCFV's CLOTHING SALE at the TEEN Club Center of Appleton from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. We have over 2000 items of clothing for men, women, and teens all for only $1 per item! All proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley.
Don't come empty-handed, either! For every unexpired, nonperishable canned good that a shopper donates, they will be granted 50% off any item. All canned goods will be donated to Salvation Army - Fox Cities.
Special thanks to the Kimberly High School students and team leader Allison Rooyakkers for organizing this project.
October 21A big shout out to Kimberly-Clark for their continued support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley! In addition to sponsoring BGCFV's SMART Girls program, KC recently donated several hygiene products for use at our club locations. Thank you KC, your generosity helps ensure #GreatFutures start here!
October 21Lights On Afterschool Fun: Pickachu and Star Wars Dodgeball at the Clubs of Menasha and Foster Elementary School, Hollywood Stars at the Club of Kaleidoscope Academy, and life-sized games held by members of the Club of Wilson Middle School for kids from the Club of Columbus Elementary School. Thank you to six high school Club alum who helped with life-sized Candyland, Pacman, Mario Cart races, and Pac-Man games at Wilson.
October 19On Monday, members of The CLUB Teen Center of Menasha enjoyed live music from the acoustic duo, FEATherWOLF. Thank you Shaun, Sam, and saxophonist, Rodgers, for performing and answering questions from our teens during Lights On Afterschool week.
October 19Tonight the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley host Hope & Healing, a commemorative event to benefit the Center for Grieving Children. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. at Butte des Morts Country Club and kicks off the evening with the Heart to Heart Bake sale.
The Heart to Heart Bake sale offers delicious goodies and gift baskets available for bid. You can help the Center for Grieving Children continue to offer support to those searching for hope, strength, and courage in their healing - - all while satisfying your sweet tooth!
October 18This Friday, October 21st Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin is hosting a free mobile food pantry for those in need of assistance.
October 18The Boys & Girls Club of Little Chute Elementary kicked off Lights On After-School Week by going to "Infinity and Beyond" with a Toy Story theme. Everyone had a great time playing games, decorating cookies, and more!
And the fun is just beginning...Lights On rallies will be held all week long at several Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley and YMCA of the Fox Cities locations.
Through the Lights On Afterschool rally, members of the community can see the tremendous impact these programs have while learning more about what the Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA, and Appleton Area School District have done to ensure that youth receive care, opportunities, and support after their school day ends.
October 17Lights On After-School begins today! Thanks WHBY for helping BGCFV and YMCA of the Fox Cities increase awareness of the importance of and accessibility to 14 high-quality after school programs in Appleton, Menasha, and Little Chute.
Lights On Afterschool activities are designed to promote community service, healthy lifestyles, and fun academic challenges. Activities will include Fall festivals and carnivals, games, costume parties, Star Wars and Toy Story theme activities, arts and crafts, family events, and obstacle courses, among many others.
Want to join the fun? Visit https://goo.gl/kIkhN3 for more information and a complete list of all upcoming Lights On After-School rallies this week!