Category: Announcements

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF ALLENTOWN (BGCA) RECEIVES $15,000 KIDCENTS REGIONAL GRANT

Grant Will Help Advance Program to support Backpack Buddies and Triple Play Healthy Lifestyle Program Allentown, PA (October 15, 2019) – Boys & Girls Club of Allentown has been awarded a $15,000 KidCents Regional Grant to fund our Backpack Buddies

BGCA Announces 2019 Youth of the Year

BGCA is proud to announce that one of our Little Lehigh Clubhouse members – Glory B. is the Youth of the Year (YOY) for 2019.  Glory competed in the YOY PA State finals in Harrisburg this spring.  Little Lehigh celebrated

The Yurconic Agency Supports BGCA

Our Development Director went on the road to visit John Yurconic at The Yurconic Agency. She was presented with a donation to also fund our after school reading and math program – Make Your M.A.R.K.  We are so thankful for

BB&T Supports BGCA

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown had a special visitor from BB&T on March 11th.  Austin Peters presented a check for $2,000 to our CEO Deb Fries-Jackson. This donation will support our reading and math program- Make Your M.A.R.K..

Giving Tuesday

#GIVINGTUESDAY – The perfect time to give back and show you care about kids in Allentown. https://www.bgcallentown.org/how-you-can-help/donate-now/

Reduce Your Tax Burden Even If You Don’t Itemize An IRA Charitable Rollover Gift

Do you own an IRA or other qualified retirement plan? Are you looking for a tax-wise strategy to make gifts to support your Boys & Girls Club?  If so, consider making an IRA charitable rollover gift to the Boys & Girls

ALLENTOWN TEEN NAMED ‘NORTHEAST YOUTH OF THE YEAR’ BY BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA

Jeramiah D. Lyons, 2018 Northeast Regional Youth of the Year headed to Washington, D.C.on September 21 to compete for the national Youth of the Year title. Boys & Girls Club of Allentown member and 2018 Northeast Regional Youth of the

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

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

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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