Run & Ride Race Series to Benefit BGCA

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 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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National Education Association Recognizes BGCA

Boys & Girls Club of Allentown’s Roosevelt School Extension Site recognized by the National Education Association for its impact. Read the NEA article here: Community Schools Bridging the Gap Between School and Home

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BGCA Youth of the Year Attends the Advanced Leadership Institute

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Update: The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown Youth of the Year, Joseph Marte, continues his journey of meeting new people, developing his leadership skills, sharing his BGCA story, and inspiring others to live their lives to the fullest!  From July 14-17, Joseph will be attending the Advanced Leaders Institute (ALI) at the Emory University

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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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Summer at BGCA

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown is proud to offer the following summer programs. Please click the link to see each of the clubhouses’ brochures: Turner St, Teen Center, Little Lehigh, 6th St, & Cumberland Gardens! …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. …………………………………. Turner St Teen Center Spanish – Teen Center Little Lehigh Spanish – Little Lehigh 6th Street

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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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The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown Welcomes New Director of Operations

In May, the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown welcomed to our staff Mrs. Elizabeth Butler as our new Director of Operations. Having worked for the Boys & Girls Club of Easton since 2001, Elizabeth is very familiar with the mission and overall programming philosophy of Boys & Girls Clubs. As the Resource Development Director

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Teen Center to hold Car wash Fundraiser

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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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The Kiwanis Club of Allentown Teams Up with the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown

On April 11th, five enthusiastic volunteers from the Kiwanis Club of Allentown conducted healthy cooking classes, after school with members at our Sixth Street Clubhouse. This was part of the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley’s annual “Volunteer Challenge” held throughout our community. BGCA is so pleased that the Kiwanis Club of Allentown selected our

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PPL Corporation Partners with Boys & Girls Club of Allentown

PPL Corporation recently contributed $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown (BGCA) to support their Make Your M.A.R.K.™ (Motivated Academically Ready Kids) program. PPL’s gift, made through Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program, will enable students, ages 5 – 18, to participate in this after school educational reading and mathematics instruction. For

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