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2017 Golf Tournament Sponsor – Allied Building Corporation

Thank you Allied Building Corporation – A Scarcia Company for being the 2017 Tournament Sponsor. Your support is appreciated.

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2017 BGCA Golf Tournament

Golfing For BGCA The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown (BGCA) will be hosting its 32nd Annual Benefit Golf Tournament on Monday, May 1st at Silver Creek Country Club.  Proceeds raised from this fundraiser will help BGCA continue to fulfill its mission of enabling all young people, especially those in most need, to reach their full

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PPL Corporation Supports Boys & Girls Club of Allentown

Students from kindergarten to high school will have access to after-school learning opportunities, thanks in part to a donation from PPL Corporation to the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown. PPL recently contributed $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Club to support its Make Your M.A.R.K.™ (Motivated Academically Ready Kids) program. PPL’s gift, made through

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Lehigh Valley Community Foundation Partners with Boys & Girls Club of Allentown

Partnerships are an integral part of the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown’s ability to provide quality programs and services to the thousands of youth we serve in our community. We are so pleased to announce that BGCA has received a Community Partnership Grant from the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation. They are providing a donation

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2017 Youth of the Year: Christian

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown is proud to introduce our 2017 Youth of the Year: Christian. Christian distinctly remembers the day he became a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown (BGCA) and how the Club has impacted his life ever since.  “I remember it like it was yesterday.  I was

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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?  For a little over a year now, Amazon has allowed their buyers to shop on a new website (with all of the original website offerings)

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CrossFit AR Strength – Fundraiser to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown

Director of Operations, Elizabeth Butler, was contacted by CrossFit AR Strength, of Memorial Road, Allentown, PA, and asked whether the Club would agree to be the beneficiary of their all-day fundraiser – “Row to Gary”. CrossFit is a branded fitness regimen created in 2000 and practiced by members of over 13,000 affiliated gyms around the

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2016 Annual Dinner Auction Highlights:

NY Yankees Tickets  These seats are amazing!  Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. will provide the winner of this item with four (4) tickets to a NY Yankees home game in the 2017 Season located 17 rows behind home plate!   Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, and Derek Jeter are just a

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Kistler-Tiffany Foundation Partners with BGCA

Mr. Jeff Stein, a Committee Member, from the Kistler-Tiffany Foundation recently presented the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown with a generous grant of $2,940. Their partnership will enable us to purchase two curriculum sets of the AfterSchool KidzMath,complete K-6 program, for use at both our Sixth and Turner Street Clubhouses. BGCA’s commitment is to

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Dollar General Literacy Foundation Supports BGCA

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown is pleased to announce a recent grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. This generous donation of $3,000 was used to purchase computers for our Turner Street Clubhouse Istation program. Istation is a comprehensive, computer Internet-based, supplemental reading program designed to help students, in grades K-3, develop essential

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