knows building strong communities is an important part of the job, and working with BGCA
allows us the chance to contribute meaningfully to the lives of children in the neighborhoods we help to create.
When the NRPA and BGCA
commitments are combined with a November 2011 commitment by YMCA of the USA to implement healthy guidelines, more than 5.
Whether on or off base, all BGCA
clubs offer programs designed to develop good character, build leadership and provide guidance to youth between the ages of 6 and 18.
In January 2011, the WellPoint Foundation announced a three-year, $5 million grant to BGCA
to strengthen and expand Triple Play at Clubs across the country.
In 2011, the Anthem Foundation joined BGCA
and Coca-Cola as a Triple Play sponsor.
Together, Fiskars and BGCA
are helping foster creativity through the arts and enabling youth to develop skills they need to achieve great futures.
Disney has a long history with BGCA
that spans more than 50 years.
We're so proud to honor Shay with the second annual Torch Bearer award for her commitment to serving as a positive role model to hundreds of local young people," said Kelvin Davis, senior director of character and citizenship for BGCA
The opportunity to provide our young people with access to cutting edge innovation and develop career-oriented skills in science, technology, engineering and math is crucial to our impact agenda and mission," said BGCA
President/CEO Jim Clark.
In addition to its support for the BGCA
's Club Tech program, Comcast has donated computers to create labs in many of the Clubs and has also provided key grants and financial support to other BGCA
initiatives and events.
Middle (L to R) Fluor Chairman Alan Boeckmann, BGCA
President & CEO Roxanne Spillett and Fluor CEO David Seaton surrounded by Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Southwest Region Youth of the Year Nominees.
The development of the Torch Clubs has allowed BGCA
to reach and influence youth during a critical period of development," said Roxanne Spillett, President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of America.