Donor Newsletter

Gift From Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley is preparing youth for great futures with help from MacKenzie Scott. The philanthropist and novelist awarded a combined $281 million to 62 local Boys & Girls Clubs, including Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley, and Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

BGCAZ Food & Nutrition for youth

Food Program Administered by ADE to Club Kids

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley announced its sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Arizona Department of Education, Community Nutrition Programs. Meals will be made available to enrolled participants at no separate charge without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.


Volunteer Spotlight: Ameresco

Mason jars and beads transformed into solar-powered night lights thanks to our friends at Ameresco, a leader across North America and the United Kingdom in the sustainable energy sector. BGCAZ volunteer Emily E. arranged to have six of her teammates from the Phoenix office share their solar wagon with 3rd-5th grade members at the Colangelo Branch.

Amazon Gives to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley

Amazon Teams Up with BGCAZ

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley (BGCAZ) and Amazon hosted a special workout training to promote healthy lifestyle choices; a targeted program made up of interactive activities that develop a child’s ability, confidence, and motivation to stay healthy.


King Koil Mattress Co. Supports Kids & Club Mission

BGCAZ is extremely grateful for community partners like King Koil Mattress Co. in Avondale. King Koil Mattress Co. donated a generous $25,000 recently to support Club kids and the BGCAZ mission! The King Koil Mattress Co. team volunteered their time at the Bob Bové Branch where they also graciously donated 130 backpacks and water bottles to the Club members.


The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation Pledges $500,000 to Clubs

Longtime supporters of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley (BGCAZ), The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to support ongoing Club operations. The grant comes at a critical time as BGCAZ has had to expand programming during this time of COVID to continue its mission of helping youth and teens develop the skills and resiliency needed to successfully navigate childhood and reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible members of the community.