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 Community Day at Buffalo Wild Wings

Join us for Community Day at Buffalo Wild Wings Wednesday, April 18th 11am to 12am Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurants across the country will be celebrating their annual Community Day event. Our Boys & Girls Club of Allentown is being recognized

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2018 Annual Golf Tournament – Woodstone Country Club

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown (BGCA) will be hosting its Annual Benefit Golf Tournament on Monday, May 7th at Woodstone Country Club.  Proceeds raised from this fundraiser will help BGCA continue to fulfill its mission of enabling all young

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Univest Supports the Boys and Girls Club of Allentown

Univest Corporation recently awarded $75,000 to nine organizations in Lehigh County that qualify for the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program. The donations will be used to support educational improvement programs and scholarships for kindergarten through 12th grades. This

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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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Iron Pigs Charities Award Grant to BGCA Triple Play

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown (BGCA) was recently awarded a grant for our Triple Play program from the IronPigs Charities.  BGCA CEO Deborah Fries-Jackson accepted a $2,500 check at the Annual Phillies Winter Banquet.  We are thrilled to

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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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