New York Club finds hero in the kitchen

Kristen Kucij never expected a Boys & Girls Club kitchen would prepare and serve 150 gallons of hearty goulash during a pandemic. But as kids, teens and their families face an unprecedented emergency, she’s staying laser focused on immediate needs like healthy, hot dinners. “Knowing that kids and families are in great need of healthy […]

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Murphy USA Announces Annual $500,000 Commitment to Boys & Girls Clubs of America Through New Cause Campaign ‘Great Futures Fueled Here’

Press Release EL DORADO, AR – APRIL 1, 2020 –Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE: MUSA) is pleased to announce that they have entered into a national cause marketing partnership agreement with Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Central to this agreement, Murphy USA will launch a multiple-phase cause campaign across their nearly 1,500 locations in 26 […]

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Common Sense Launches WideOpenSchool.org to Help Families and Educators Transition to Students Learning From Home

Press Release SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2020 – Common Sense Media, the leading nonprofit organization whose mission is to help kids, families and educators thrive in a world of media and technology, has convened a group of education, tech and media partners to launch WideOpenSchool.org, a free online resource to support families and educators who […]

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Nurse Finds Club Support During Coronavirus

Holly Hurrie’s two children were still adjusting to their father’s military deployment when the sudden closure of schools upended their routine and schedule again. Holly needed to find childcare quickly so she could continue working as a nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic. “This has never happened before so I was taken aback,” Holly said. “What […]

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Emotional Health Check-Ins During COVID-19

The top priority of the whole country right now is to stay healthy. And while we recognize that right now physical health is the biggest focus, kid’s emotional health is just as important. Try to incorporate emotional check-ins into your daily schedule of activities. These check-ins can be formal and structured, or informal and on […]

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Healthy Produce Feeds Families During COVID-19

Food boxes filled with carrots, bananas, kale and corn are helping Boys & Girls Club families stay healthy and fed while sustaining small farmers in Florida who are struggling with wide sweeping closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Farm to Family initiative is a partnership between Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County and […]

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The Coca-Cola Foundation Donates $5 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funding to Boys & Girls Clubs of America to Support Kids and Families

Press Release ATLANTA – March 20, 2020 –Boys & Girls Clubs of America announced a $5 million donation from The Coca-Cola Foundation today to support the organization’s commitment to youth and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the suspension of schools and workplaces, the country, and especially kids and teens, are facing challenges unlike anything […]

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Clubs Offer Critical Care During COVID-19

Healthcare and emergency workers are turning to Boys & Girls Clubs in numerous cities to provide emergency care for their children as schools close their doors and parents wrestle with difficult decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many nurses, paramedics and other critical personnel have no other safe place for their kids while they care for […]

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