An Update from Russell Triolo, CEO
THE GIFT OF PEACE OF MIND IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER YOU CAN GIVE…
Giving the gift of membership to a child for one of our Clubs will provide peace of mind and security in a very uncertain world. Your gift of membership to one child offers so much to a struggling single parent, or a grandparent raising children. It offers a safe place with adult supervision to a child who would otherwise go home alone after school.
Members receive homework help, leadership programs, high speed internet access, arts & crafts, teen programs, game room activities, teen dances, outings, and sports leagues. It’s the difference between worrying what children are doing after school and knowing that they are engaged in positive, adult supervised, life affirming programs.
Providing a place where all children can go during the high-risk after-school hours is especially important for our older children, who are less likely to be in childcare. Unless they play a sport, children have fewer, if any, options and none that are as positive as our Boys & Girls Clubs. That is why we are reaching out and asking our friends and neighbors to help in maintaining this positive place where our kids can grow and flourish. Without the financial support there would be no Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County.
It is easier than ever to donate. You can invest $100, $50, or any amount to fit any budget. Just go to our website at www.bgcuc.org, and click on the “Donate” tab on the top right to make your tax-deductible donation.
Lastly this month, I wish you a Happy Thanksgiving filled with love and bright moments. Thank you to my staff for their hard work, day in and day out to serve our children and make this organization what it is.
Thank you for our Board of Directors and many supporters for your generosity and your willingness to go above and beyond for the kids. Thank you for helping to make Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County what it is.