Summer is coming!

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Hi Friend, Finally, May is here, and with it, the promise of summer! That means that here at Boys and Girls Clubs, we’re busy putting together our plans to provide thousands of kids all of the summer fun that they deserve while school is out.  If you’re reading this, then you’re already a friend of ours.  And […]
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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Hello, Did you know that amid the stories and theories and legends about the origins of Valentine’s Day, is one common element: all of the theories suggest that “Valentine”, of whom there seem to have been more than one, had altruistic intentions, and met with their end as a result. How sad, considering that now, […]
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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Hello, Did you know that amid the stories and theories and legends about the origins of Valentine’s Day, is one common element: all of the theories suggest that “Valentine”, of whom there seem to have been more than one, had altruistic intentions, and met with their end as a result. How sad, considering that now, […]
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Didn’t get the gift you wanted? Open this one!

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Hi there, Our gift to you this holiday season is the gift of a 2017 Tax Receipt! It might not be the gift that you were hoping for, but we promise that making a gift to BGC this holiday season will be one of the best ones you give. The simple fact is that by […]
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It’s not too late to get on the “nice” list!

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Hi! In case you do believe in Santa, now would be a great time to make a gift to BGC! After seeing Santa and the Elves in our Clubs over the last few weeks, we have it on good authority that it’ll get you directly onto the jolly guy’s “nice” list! Meanwhile, it will also […]
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Seeing is believing… in possibility

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Hello there, As you might have noticed, the holidays are upon us. If you happened to read my last message, you’ll know that at Boys and Girls Clubs we’re focused on giving our amazing kids and families what they need, in a way that always protects their dignity. I think for many of us the […]
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Do you see what I see?

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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year”, according to the old Andy Williams holiday classic. It’s the season of giving, and of course, this is the time when we’re all thinking about giving to those we love, and causes we care about. After more than 80 years, Boys and Girls Clubs have learned that […]
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Best. Dinner. Ever.

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Last Thursday evening, Boys and Girls Clubs had a few of our besties over for dinner. You know what it’s like: you plan the best menu, get cleaned up, and wait for everyone to arrive. I’ll admit, it was a little out of the ordinary, because, well, it was 347 of our besties, it was […]
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Is it really just summer camp?

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Hey, Summer day camps in the city include popsicles, trips to the beach, dodge ball, arts and crafts, gardening, and on those REALLY hot days, just finding a shady spot to play a game or read… and just cool down. At Camp Potlatch, there’s swimming, kayaking, rock climbing, mass games, and new friends from far […]
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What would summer camp be… without kids?

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Hi there, When we think about kids and summer, we think of them at play, which looks so fun and carefree. We don’t consciously realize that play, is in fact, their work! It’s how they practice all of the lessons they are learning from their parents, teachers, role models, heroes, and even from their friends. […]
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