Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Selected to Receive $50,000 from Lowe’s Renovation Across the Nation
Representing, the state of New Jersey, the organization is one of 51 Boys & Girls Clubs around the country to receive this grant to create safer spaces for Union’s kids and teens.
Union, NJ July 2, 2018 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County announced they will receive a $50,000 grant from Lowe’s to renovate its teen center to help encourage teen membership. The grant is part of Renovation Across the Nation, a program between Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Lowe’s that provides one Club in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. with a grant and volunteer support from Lowe’s to complete much-needed improvements and renovations.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County was selected as the signature Club in the state of New Jersey for 2018. As the need to update facilities increases and maintenance costs rise, Lowe’s support will help the Club make critical improvements to ensure the Club remains a safe and inviting place for Union’s youth who need it most.
“We are excited to renovate our Teen Center and provide world class programs and activities for teens in the community,” said Russell Triolo, Chief Executive Officer. “Many thanks to Lowe’s and Boys & Girls Clubs of America for selecting our Club in 2018”.
The renovations have begun and the Club will be partnering with the Lowe’s store in Union to complete the renovation. The Teen Center is scheduled to be finished during the summer.
To learn more about the Lowe’s and Boys & Girls Clubs of America partnership, visit https://www.bgca.org/about-us/our-partners/lowes.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County seek to inspire and enable young people, who need them most, to realize their full potential and have provided opportunity for youth since 1955. They are part of a national network of some 4,000 neighborhood-based facilities, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which serves more than 4.6 million young people annually, in all 50 states and on U.S. military bases worldwide. Clubs provide guidance-oriented character development programs on a daily basis for children 6-18 years old, conducted by a full-time professional staff. Key Boys & Girls Club programs emphasize leadership development, education and career exploration, financial literacy, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation, and family outreach.