boys & girls club

Best Buy employees' volunteering pays off big for Boys & Girls Club members

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Amazing things can happen when big corporations pair up with local non-profits, and on June 28th and 29th, Best Buy demonstrated exactly this. Forty-seven Club members from Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth participated in...

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Essilor USA gives free eye exams and sends Club members home with new name brand glasses

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

Sight is an important sense that sometimes gets mistreated due to financial setbacks, but on June 8 Essilor USA, the world’s leader in ophthalmic lenses came to Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth to give free eye exams and...

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Ping Pong playing on the streets helps raise money for Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

With five dollars, Grand Rapids passer bys were able to stop and play a quick game of table tennis (or ping pong) and local business, CPPR, was on its way to helping raise awareness about table tennis and raising funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of...

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Three Club members earn themselves new iPods

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth Club members, Brenda, Marshawnna, and Keshawnna earned themselves a trip to the Apple Store at Woodland Mall on May 27th. Brenda was winner of the Steil Club Power Hour program with 583...

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New event brings new faces and donors to a great cause: Grand Rapids youth

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 06-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

With 28 golfers and 10 straight hours of golfing, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth (BGCGRYC) was able to raise over $12,000 to aid in providing positive academic programming for Grand Rapids’ youth. The 100 Holes Challenge...

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Camp O'Malley gets ready to open its cabin doors to a great summer

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 05-28-2010 under NONPROFITS

Privilege is a word that many people may not associate with summer camp. The idea of sending a child away for a week or more of summer enrichment in education, the arts, sports, etc. does not seem like an unusually unique act, but think about that...

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Local Boys & Girls Club Teen Set to Receive College Scholarship

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 04-28-2010 under NONPROFITS

Cesar Vargas, a two-year member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth, traveled to Ann Arbor this past weekend to compete for the title of Michigan Youth of the Year. During the competition, he attended the “Recipe for...

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West Michigan Autotraders step it up for their community

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 04-12-2010 under NONPROFITS

On March 26, the Autotrader.com employees of West Michigan teamed up to help make a difference in the lives of Grand Rapids’ youth. Eight Autotrader volunteers came to Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth and spent three hours...

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100 Holes Golf Challenge to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

USE YOUR CLUBS TO SUPPORT OURS! Have you ever dreamed of spending an entire day playing golf? Do you think you can play 100 holes in a day? Come help be a part of this fundraiser for Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids...

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2010 Census Be Counted campaign makes its way to Boys & Girls Club

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

Warm weather means spring is upon us, which also means April is creeping up rather quickly. Everyone knows that very special tax season deadline that falls in April, but this year another date should be marked on the calendar, the 2010 Census Day on...

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