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PHOTO CAPTION: BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF THE FOX VALLEY RECEIVES $25,000 COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT FROM NEW YORK LIFE
Appleton, WI (May 12, 2017) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley announced today that they received a $25,000 Community Impact Grant in support of two programs within BGCFV’s Center for Grieving Children, Sprout and Changes, which helps Boys & Girls Club members ages six to 11 build resiliency skills that increase kids’ ability to cope with difficult and stressful times in their lives. The Community Impact Grant program awards grants of up to $25,000 to local nonprofit organizations which are championed by New York Life agents and employees to serve the needs of their local communities. Since the program’s inception in 2008, 452 grants totaling nearly $6 million have been awarded to nonprofits across the country.
Pictured: Erin Hollister, Center for Grieving Children Program Coordinator, uses “Bob McFeeling” during an activity that helps children understand how emotions affect their bodies.
About the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley (www.bgclubfoxvalley.org) is a leading provider of youth development programs serving 12,000 youth each year and an average of more than 1,100 each school day. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley has actively sought to enrich the lives of young people, especially those most in need, and is dedicated to ensuring that our community’s youth have greater access to quality programs and services that will enhance their lives and shape their futures.