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Boys & Girls Clubs Launches Great Futures Transporation Initiative

Media Alert Embargoed Until August 25, 2:00pm   Contact: Daniel Pietrzak                                                           (919) 834-6282 dpietrzak@wakebgc.org   Boys & Girls Clubs Launches Great Futures Transpiration Initiative  Providing Daily Safe Transportation for nearly 600 Wake County Youth   [Raleigh, NC] [Tuesday, August 25]  Boys & Girls Clubs yesterday announced the launch of the Great Futures [...]

U.S. Soccer Foundation Program Has Positive Impact on Health Outcomes

When the U.S. Soccer Foundation started the Soccer for Success program in 2009, they served around 4,000 children in 4 cities. Today, Soccer for Success has grown to serve 30,000 kids in over 30 cities across the country. Now, between the hours of 3-6pm, tens of thousands of children in urban centers nationwide are learning [...]

Full-Time Literacy Corps Opportunity with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Wake County

In partnership with Americorps and Student Coalition for Action in Literacy (SCALE) at the University of North Carolina, Boys & Girls Clubs serving Wake County is actively seeking candidates to fill a full-time Literacy Corps position at the Raleigh Boys Club. Individuals who become part of a statewide corps of North Carolina LiteracyCorps AmeriCorps Full-Time [...]

16th Annual Kitahata Cup Charity Golf Tournament!

The Unit Board of the Zebulon Boys & Girls Club in partnership with the Zebulon Golf Club, are hosting the 16th Annual Kitahata Cup Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, April 22nd! Located at 2424 Pearces Rd., Zebulon, the Zebulon Country Club is home to 5,900 yards of golf from the longest tee for a par [...]

Ajamu Dillahunt-Holloway named 2015 Youth of the Year!

Selected among several local outstanding youth, 17-year-old Ajamu Dillahunt-Holloway will compete against other Boys & Girls Club members for the North Carolina Youth of the Year title and a $1,000 college scholarship from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County. As the new Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Clubs serving Wake [...]

Boys & Girls Clubs Photographer, Shaun King, Featured as Guest Blogger; Talks about B&GC Experience

To grow our photography businesses, we make images that serve specific, narrow functions. For example, our wedding photography needs to attract and satisfy a specific demographic with a certain look in order to allow us to charge a particular price and create a consistent brand. Our commercial photography needs to assist clients in generating specific [...]

ROSS TO OPEN THE DOOR TO GREAT FUTURES IN WAKE COUNTY

In-store giving campaign to provide funds to Boys & Girls Clubs Raleigh (February 3, 2015) – Every year, nearly 4 million young people are served by Boys & Girls Clubs. To celebrate these extraordinary efforts, Ross Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) announced that it is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) with a [...]

Appetite 4 Art Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with Re-Branded Event

Art Benefit Event Presented by Boys and Girls Clubs Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Appetite for Art Draws Local Talent for Newly Re-Branded Event   (RALEIGH, N.C.)– Appetite for Art is a charity gala benefiting by The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County taking place on Friday, April 17, 2015. Hosted in downtown Raleigh, NC [...]

Club Members’ Fine Art Exhibit Featured at Contemporary Art Museum

The Boys & Girls Club serving Wake County is one of thousands of Clubs across the country joining in a search to identify talented young artists. Locally, the fine arts competition started with over 200 young artists creating more than 400 works of art from the 7 area Club locations.  Winning artwork from each age [...]

Taco Bell Foundation for Teens & Luihn Foods Make Big Impact for Teens

A big “thank you” to our friends at Luihn Foods and the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens for helping our teens build pathways toward GREAT FUTURES in 2014. Not only did Taco Bell Foundation for Teens provide a $16,000 grant to support the Project S.T.R.I.V.E (Skills, Training, Readiness, Innovation Vocation & Education) program at our [...]