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With 30 Clubs in the Valley, our Dental Clinic, Charter School, and youth outreach services, BGCAZ positively impacts more than 16,000+ youth and teens every year through four key areas: Academic Success, Good Character & Leadership, Healthy Lifestyles, and Career Pathways & Workforce Readiness.
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The National Football League and Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee announced on Wednesday the donation of $25,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of the Valley, according to a press release. The funds will be used to cover the branch’s flag football program for the year, which consists of 275 boys and girls.Read More
Arizona Cardinals legend Larry Fitzgerald and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell crashed a Boys and Girls Club youth flag football practice near 40th Street and the Loop 202 on Wednesday. “I’m a big believer in sports and being active not just as kids but adults, I’m active everyday,” said Goodell. Fitzgerald told the kids about the lessons sports have taught him and how it’s applied to his life.Read More
We are thrilled to have Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley showcased in an interview with our CEO Marcia Mintz in the Phoenix Business Journal. Marcia Mintz, a well-traveled businesswoman, dedicates her life to helping the youth reach their full potential as the CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of the Valley. She spoke to the Business Journal for this executive profile.Read More
Terros Health Team Up with Public and Private Partners to Provide Free Behavioral Health Services to Valley Youth
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley and Terros Health will provide free behavioral health services to youth at a time when they need it most, thanks to a collaboration between the Arizona Department of Education and three Arizona-based private foundations – The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation, the Diane & Bruce Halle Foundation, and Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust.Read More
From improved high school graduation rates to reduced teen pregnancy, food insecurity and underage drinking, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley is making a positive, measurable impact on youth and the greater community. These are the findings from a study by the L. William Seidman Research Institute at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business.Read More