Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the Smithsonian’s Office of the Under Secretary for Education was planning collaborations with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). Since many activities and events were cancelled due to COVID-19, the Smithsonian team acted fast to introduce the Summer Road Trip, a print activity guide with 40 pages of no-tech activities in STEM, history and the arts for K-8 learners.
From the medical field to the production lines, workers were put in a tight spot when schools closed to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. And for families with two working parents in essential jobs, many needed to locate quality childcare, and fast.
Boys & Girls Clubs across the country came to the rescue, keeping Clubs open to specifically look after the children of healthcare workers, first responders and other critical personnel.
For Kite’s Week of Service, employees spent the day decorating for Halloween with local chapters of Boys & Girls Clubs of America in Santa Monica and Venice, which offer programs to inspire young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.
Union leader and former Major League All-Star credits hometown Boys & Girls Club for helping pave the way
Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark was among seven distinguished community leaders inducted into the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Alumni Hall of Fame during a ceremony on Wednesday, May 10.
In accepting the honor, Clark told the audience that he maintained a relationship with the Boys & Girls Club and supported it in each city in which he played during his baseball career because the organization had been such a positive influence in his young life.
DENVER, February 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield today announced that its foundation and 2,000 associates in Colorado contributed $1.8 million and 2,100 volunteer hours to health-related causes and community events in 2016.
“We’ve had deep roots in communities throughout Colorado for 79 years,” said Mike Ramseier, president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Colorado. “We’ve always believed that we have an obligation as a company to make our communities better and healthier. I am pleased that we fulfilled that commitment to Colorado again in 2016.”
BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Advancing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is essential to the future success and sustainability of our nation's economy, national security, and scientific leadership. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), in recognition of its STEM initiatives, has won the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Award for the 2016 Best Commitment to Education.
Awards honor the entertainment industry's outstanding social responsibility initiatives
FOX Sports and the National Geographic Channels are among the nominees for the Second Annual Cynopsis Social Good Awards, which honor the entertainment industry’s outstanding social responsibility initiatives. The winners will be announced at the Social Good Awards Breakfast on Thursday, April 7, in New York City.
The nominations for 21st Century Fox businesses include the following:
As FOX prepares for the September 23 premiere of Empire's second season, the network is partnering with the nonprofit Notes for Notes for a new initiative entitled "FOX PRESENTS EMPIRE Behind the Beat." The campaign will raise money to build fully equipped music studios across the country for young people to have free access to instruments and audio equipment, as well as professional mentors to help them hone their talent. The program will inspire the next generation to create its own musical voice.
Leaders Focused on Importance of Graduation and Developing National Advocacy Plan for Teens
ATLANTA, May 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - For the first time in America's history, today's teens are estimated to be worse off than their parents. Factors including academic performance, drug use, health and wellness, and youth-related violence require action for teens and the future of our country.
New Partnership Demonstrates Nestlé’s Increasing Commitment to Creating a Healthier Generation
April 1, 2015, Glendale, CA /3BL Media/– Nestlé in the United States reaffirms its commitment to creating a healthier generation by announcing today a three-year partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). Nestlé is sponsoring a bi-annual National Fitness Competition through BGCA over the course of three years to inspire kids to achieve tangible short-term fitness goals.