Use the following links to support the BGCLAH's Summer Program! As long as you are community stakeholder, you can vote for each of these communities to receive these grants. Let's make sure San Pedro, Wilmington, and Harbor City get enough votes to help ALL 480 KIDS! Harbor City - bit.ly/BGHarborCity San Pedro - bit.ly/BGSanPedro Wilmington - bit.ly/BGWilmington __________________________________________________________________________ The Great Summer Comeback, Boys & Girls
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October Supporters of the Month! THANK YOU to our BGCLAH Community and all you do to impact the lives of the 2,600 youth served DAILY! A special thanks to our October Supporters of the Month! The Ahmanson Foundation has been a generous supporter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor for almost two decades! They have helped thousands of youth have access to Arts, and other BGCLAH programming. More recently, they have been generous supporters to our $9 million Com
Q&A with Mia, BGCLAH 3rd Grade Member How long have you been a member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor? I started coming to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the LA Harbor because my only best friend comes here. She knows everything, so if she picked coming to the Club, you know it’s a good place. I’m glad I came because there’s so much stuff to do and it’s a lot of fun. What is a typical day at the Club? After school, I get on the bus. It’s so crazy because anytim
THANK YOU STATE FARM! Thank you State Farm for all you do to support the 2,600 youth served per day at the BGCLAH! They have been a long time supporter of the Club, always willing to do whatever it takes to support our programs, events, and members! They recently toured our newest site, the Mahar House. We hope they enjoyed visiting the BGCLAH. Our members loved showing them around their Club!
September Supporters of the Month! THANK YOU to our BGCLAH Community and all you do to impact the lives of the 2,600 youth served DAILY! A special thanks to our September Supporters of the Month! The Rich Charitable Foundation is a long time scholarship and organization supporter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor! Joe Rich is a one time Board Member and continues to look for ways to support our members and advocate for programs. Joe, and his wife Christine,
Q&A with Eddie, BGCLAH Senior Member “Live your life to the fullest”, Eddie, BGCLAH Senior How long have you been a member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor? I’ve been coming to the Club since 3rd grade. It’s been great to be a part of programs like Keystone, College Bound, Arts Academy, and different athletics programs. I even was able to take college courses at the Club. I’ve gained an interest in helping kids through my volunteer work with Keystone. This
Thank you to So Cal Gas for their generous donation! They awarded the BGCLAH with a $5,000 grant for our Harbor City Sites! In January 2019, BGCLAH merged with the South Bay Boys & Girls Clubs. With the merger, the BGCLAH added costs associated with upgrading their facilities and implementing programs. We truly appreciate their support as we strive to serve even more youth who need us most!
August Supporters of the Month! THANK YOU to our BGCLAH Community and all you do to impact the lives of the 2,600 youth served DAILY! A special thanks to our August Supporters of the Month! The Norris Foundation strives to enhance the quality of life through medicine, education and the arts in Southern California. They have been a long time supporter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor, and their generosity has impacted thousands of our youth. More recently, t
Q&A with Joselin, BGCLAH Senior Member “Always strive for your dreams”, Joselin, BGCLAH Senior How long have you been a member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor? I’ve been coming to the Club since I was in elementary school, and I’m currently a Senior in High School What’s your typical day look like at the BGCLAH? After school is over, I’ll come to the Club. I get a snack and then head straight to the College Bound room to get my homework and essays done. I’
Q&A with Paige Hawkins, BGCLAH San Pedro Elementary Coordinator What’s your favorite thing about working as the San Pedro Elementary Coordinator at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor? Being able to work with the kids and help them understand something they weren’t able to get in class. When we’re working with a member whose struggling with their homework, when they finally get it and you see the light bulb go off- that’s my favorite thing about working at the Cl
Congratulations our Wilmington member, Val!! Her photo, Dancing with the Dead, was named a national winner in the ImageMakers National Photography Contest. She was one of 20 chosen out of hundreds of entries. Val is a recent high school graduate and will be heading to Sacramento State this fall to study photography and business!
Each year, George Mayer and his friends sponsor a trip for our Keystone Leadership group to attend conference or to celebrate their hard work throughout the year. A huge THANK YOU to Mr. Mayer and his friends for sponsoring this year’s trip to Disneyland and California Adventures. 25 of our high school leaders were able to attend the trip, snack on fun Disney food and get some souvenirs. We are so thankful for donors like George!
Mia V., our 2019 Jr. Youth of the Year, with the 2019 judges: Raymond Dorset, Adriana Elriz, Kelsi Dow, Andrew Cole and Bo Bridges SB Ford Junior Youth of the Year 2019 Congratulations to Mia V. for being named the 2019 Ford Junior Youth of the Year! Ahmad (Port Jr YOY), Corrin (San Pedro Jr YOY) and Mia (Wilmington Jr YOY) competed at the South Bay Ford Dealership to become the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor’s 2019 Ford Junior Youth of the Year. All three of ou
Q&A with BGCLAH 5th Grader, Emily ! What does a typical day at the Club look like? Right now, it’s Summer Camp. There’s SO many fun things here during summer camp, and we don’t even have to do our homework like during the school year! When I first get here, I get some breakfast in the gym. Once we’re done eating we hang out in the games room and play until everyone else gets here. Once it’s time for camp to start, we get to go through Rotations and go to different rooms. It’s