The Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim has been selected by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America to receive a $50,000 grant from Major League Baseball. The grant is intended to assist the club with the renovation project of the JMAC Teen Center. The club has been given two weeks to renovate the Teen Center located at Paseo Village. The renovations will include a paint job and upgrades to its Tech Room which will aid in the creation of a STEM Center for members. There will be a special Ribbon cutting ceremony with Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert Manfred, Board of Directors, Club Staff and members scheduled to take place at Paseo Village on March 21, 2017 at 10:00A.M.
About JMAC Teen Center
Located at the Paseo Village Apartments, The JMAC Teen Center offers services to youth ages 12-18. The Teen space provides youth with programs in job readiness, college preparedness, STEAM, and the Arts while also allowing them to socialize with other youth their age in a safe and educational environment.
About the Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim
The Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim is a non-profit after school program-based organization impacting the youth of Anaheim through activities, mentorship, and educational opportunities. Founded in 1989, the club established itself early on as a leader in youth development by providing quality programs and services to thousands of boys and girls in need of a safe and caring environment. The Club’s Board of Directors is comprised of prominent members of the business community dedicated to youth development and beneficial outcomes. In 25 years, the Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim has never turned a child away, instead its recognized the dire need for services and accepted all children interested, expanding as necessary to accommodate the growing need.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Anaheim provides educational programs, homework assistance, parental counseling, transportation, and monthly food distributions. Most recently, the Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim looked to provide even greater essential services to its culturally diverse communities by expanding beyond the traditional Boys & Girls Clubs model to assist children and their families through nutrition-focused parenting classes, family counseling, and immigration assistance.
Serving more than 1000 children, the Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim works to provide members with a multitude of opportunities to succeed in life. Our goal is to be a resource in all areas where families need help, starting with their children and ending with inclusive, community-bolstering programs. For more information visit, theboysandgirlsclub.org
This article was released by the Boys & Girls Club of Anaheim.