Service Stories & Thought Leadership

Why Doing Good is Good for Kids

Jim Clark, President & CEO “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. put that question to parishioners at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Ala., nearly 60 years ago. Today, his query remains relevant and indispensable. I expect it always will. Monday, we’ll commemorate

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Our members collected money through several fundraisers to purchase pet food for their local animal shelter

Our Torch Club meets almost every Thursday. Our members discuss what means a lot to them. One of the biggest discussions they had was regarding how many animals are in our local animal shelter and what they could do to help. After holding several fundraisers, the members were able to purchase food and supplies for […]

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Vandenberg Boys & Girls Club kids collected nine boxes full of shoes and toiletries for an orphanage in Kyrgyzstan

Vandenberg kids know the meaning of service because their parents serve our country in the military. This year, Vandenberg youth gave back to their community in many ways. In April, the Keystone Club collected food and gently used clothing for the homeless at the Rescue Mission in Santa Maria. Torch Club members supported the Shadow […]

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Alina, Cerina and Calyx took to the streets in Honolulu for the Totally Against Graffiti community clean-up

The Club kids at the Spalding Clubhouse give back to our community by taking pride in their neighborhood and island, demonstrating kindness to strangers and others in need, and raising money for worthy causes. For example, they regularly participate in various community clean-ups with organizations like TAG and City & County of Honolulu. Additionally, they […]

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By helping out at their local soup kitchen, Aztec Boys & Girls Club’s Keystone Club is committed to making social change in the community

The Aztec Boys & Girls Club Keystone Club is a force for good in the Aztec, N.M. community. During the 2013-2014 school year, Keystone Club kids are focusing on the impact that bullying has on their school and children in their community. Through mentoring middle school students at their local Club, they are contributing to […]

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Club kids keep the streets clean by picking up trash and removing graffiti on four city blocks

The members of the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara take great pride in their community. They actively participate in street and beach cleanups throughout the year. They also represent the community’s youth by being active in the Fiesta Parade, I Madonarri Street Painting Festival, Fourth of July Parade, Christmas Parade, Martin Luther King […]

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Abdi, along with 30 fellow members from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake, clears debris to prevent wildfires

Work hard, work together – that’s how kids give back at the Lied Boys & Girls Club, one of four Clubs within the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake. Recently, Lied kids united with kids from all four Greater Salt Lake Clubs to protect Red Butte Gardens, a popular nature preserve near downtown […]

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