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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Fall Programs at BGCA

Leaves are Falling,      Autumn is calling…. …And that means that new programs are starting at BGCA! See the brochures below for the programs available at your favorite clubhouse. We will be updating this page as the new brochures are completed. Check back if you do not see your clubhouse listed. And of course,

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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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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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Provident Bank Foundation Supports Literacy 4 R Youth

The Boys and Girls Club of Allentown (BGCA) is pleased to announce that we received a generous grant of $1,000 from the Provident Bank Foundation to support BGCA’s Literacy 4 R Youth classes at our Turner Street Clubhouse for this school year. The program has three main components: Homework Help, Computer Lab support, and Reading

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Great Lehigh Valley Auto Dealer Continues Its Generous Partnership!

The Boys and Girls Club of Allentown (BGCA) is pleased to announce that, once again, the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association (GLVADA) is supporting our efforts to provide quality educational opportunities to our members. A check of $3,000 was presented by Mr. Rob Bennett, Chair of their Donations Committee and member of GLVADA Board

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