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A Special Day of Caring

On June 21st the Andre Reed Foundation participated in the United Way Day of Caring at the Boys and Girls Club of Allentown. The games room just outside the main lobby at the Sixth Street Clubhouse had a complete makeover thanks to their generosity. Andre is an alumnus of the Boys and Girls Club of

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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 and have a donation (0.5% of the pre-tax total) sent to their favorite charitable organizations.

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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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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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Run & Ride Race Series to Benefit BGCA

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown has been chosen as the local charity beneficiary for the Run & Ride Race Series at Dorney Park. The race company, Rev3 Adventure, has pledged to donate $3 for every half entry and $2 for every 10K and 5K entry, and they also will donate $10 per chapter volunteer

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7th Annual Andre Reed Celebrity Golf Classic

More than 30 sports related celebrities participated in a day of golf on June 27th with a field of 90 local golfers at Lehigh Country Club. The Andre Reed Foundation has raised more than $350,000 for a variety of causes, with an emphasis on the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown. Thanks to NFL Hall

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The Corner Store Country Run – Volunteers Needed!

Strap on your spurs Lehigh Valley, the Corner Store Country Run is a comin’! The Corner Store Country Run is back in Lehigh Valley on Saturday, July 30 at Lehigh University. Join us again this year by registering to volunteer! Together, we have raised more than $2 million for Big Brothers Big Sisters and local children’s charities. We can’t do it again

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Teen Center to hold Car wash Fundraiser

Tippy’s Carwash will donate $2 to the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown Teen Center for each car washed! Sunday, June 26th The corner of 8th St and Sumner Ave

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31st Annual Benefit Golf Tournament

Support our 31st Annual Benefit Golf Tournament!   It may be hard to imagine being outside playing a round of golf this winter, but Punxsutawney Phil has assured as that spring and warmer weather will be here before we know it!  With that in mind we have been busy planning our 31st Annual Benefit Golf

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