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2014-04-09 08:24:55

The partnership represents the largest financial commitment to Boys & Girls Clubs of America in its 108-year history WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens(TM) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the nation's largest teen-serving organization, announce a groundbreaking five-year partnership to support teens on their path to graduate from high school; ready for a successful future. As part of the new commitment, the Taco Bell Foundation expects...

2014-03-20 08:26:48

The Wallace Foundation Makes a $5.35 Million, 2.5-year Commitment to Help BGCA Launch Youth Arts Initiative ATLANTA and NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and The Wallace Foundation today announced a partnership to provide innovative, high-quality arts programming for underserved youth that stimulates learning, inspires creativity and encourages self-expression. The largest arts funder in BGCA's history, The Wallace Foundation has made...

2014-03-13 08:29:28

Investment extends support for award-winning youth health program for next five years ATLANTA, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced that the WellPoint Foundation has committed $10 million to serve as a Great Futures signature partner of BGCA's healthy lifestyles platform. Through WellPoint Foundation's significant investment, the partnership will advance BGCA's efforts to combat the growing rate of childhood obesity among...

2014-01-21 23:03:45

America’s ToothFairy will hold a Smile Drive in February to collect oral health products that will go to Boys & Girls Clubs of America and other non-profit organizations serving vulnerable populations. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Designed to raise awareness and collect oral care products for at-risk children and teens, the America’s ToothFairy Smile Drive will be held this February, National Children’s Dental Health Month. Students United with America’s...

2014-01-09 12:23:10

HOUSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In continuance of the partnership between The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) and Choice! Energy Services (CES), the companies have taken the next step and pledged their support to Boys & Girls Clubs of America. From June 1, 2013 through December 31, 2014, TCPN and CES collectively will donate $5 for every Texas resident that registers with an energy company via www.PowerForKids.org. This website not only allows customers in Texas to...

2013-12-23 08:21:43

Social media app will help raise up to $150,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of America TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As an extension of its "December to Remember" Sales Event, Lexus is once again offering a "Check In for Charity" social component that helps its fans give back to a good cause. Now through Jan. 2, 2014, Facebook and Foursquare users can connect to the custom app by visiting LexusCheckInforCharity.com. Once activated, consumer check-ins to everyday...

2013-12-11 08:31:30

Taco Bell Foundation for Teens, WellPoint Foundation, The Wallace Foundation and Altria honored at annual gala in NYC NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of record-breaking support for the nation's youth who need it most, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) last night presented prestigious honors to four Great Futures Campaign partners and great friends of young people: Taco Bell Foundation for Teens, WellPoint Foundation, The Wallace Foundation and...

2013-11-12 12:30:06

Cast your vote at www.bgca.org/Maytag Nov. 12 - Nov. 29 to help select America's winner BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Maytag® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announced the selection of five finalists in the 2013 Maytag Dependable Leader Awards - America's Vote competition. The Dependable Leader Awards recognize Boys & Girls Club professionals and volunteers who are committed to making a difference in the lives of youth, and are dependable...

2013-10-18 12:23:29

Annual benefit honored longtime supporters Claude Grizzard Sr. and Bank of America with Champion of Youth Awards ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Aquarium was transformed into Motown last night as more than 400 guests came out to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America's (BGCA) 2013 "Great Futures Gala," an annual fundraising event. The goal of this year's benefit was to raise funds for the youth service organization's national programs and...

2013-10-03 08:29:23

Katie Couric kicks off the Fourth Annual Dove Self-Esteem Weekend, a national effort to help girls develop a positive relationship with beauty ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- All girls deserve to feel confident about their appearance and yet 6 out of 10 girls stop doing their favorite activities because they feel bad about their looks(1). Dove wants to shine a light on the girls who never stop doing what they love and make all girls unstoppable. The fourth annual Dove...