Andre REED-ING Rally 2018

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown welcomed Andre Reed and Theresa Villano, Founder and Co-creator of the Reed with Read 83 Program. Our kids heard from Andre that reading is really cool! The Read 83 Program encourages youth to

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Merit Award for Program Excellence in the Education and Career Development Awarded to BGCA CEO

Deborah Fries-Jackson, CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown (Allentown, PA) receives the prestigious Merit Award for Program Excellence in the Education and Career Development Category for our Make Your M.A.R.K. Program from Elizabeth Fowlkes, Senior Vice President, Boys &

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BGCA Receives Generous Grant from Wells Fargo

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown (BGCA) is thrilled to receive a grant from Wells Fargo for our award winning Make Your M.A.R.K.™ program.  Wells Fargo representatives Molly Santee and Evalys Santiago presented a check for $5,000 to BGCA’s

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2018 PA Youth of the Year, Jeramiah Lyons

Meet Jeramiah, proud member of Boys & Girls Club of Allentown and Pennsylvania’s Youth of the Year (YOY) award winner. Jeramiah is a long-time member of the Sixth Street Clubhouse, with over 160 hours of volunteer service as a Junior

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Phantoms Charities Award BGCA $1,000 Grant

A huge shout-out to Phantoms Charities for awarding the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown a $1,000 grant award. AJ Rolon and our kids at the Cumberland Club house were thrilled to accept the check! Grant funds will be used

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Power Hour: Making Minutes Count

Our CEO Deb Fries-Jackson shared BGCA’s latest updates with Senator Pat Browne. She highlighted our Power Hour program and announced our Youth of the Year for 2018. Power Hour: Making Minutes Count The goal of Power Hour is to help

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Three Ways to Make an Impact Gift to the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown

We all agree that our kids deserve a great future. BGCA staff work tirelessly to provide youth with the tools and positive environment they need to succeed in life. However, all of our educational programming and fun activities rely on

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Shop on Amazon Smile & Support BGCA!

What if we were to tell you that you that a small percentage of your online purchases made on Amazon could help out our local Boys & Girls Club of Allentown?  Amazon allows users to purchase items off it’s website

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