Do you remember the adult in your life who made you feel like you could do anything? That’s the power of a great mentor. Here at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast, our mission is to ensure every child has mentors and champions in life. We believe greatness exists in [...]
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Tis the season to be jolly and spread some holiday cheer. With the holiday’s right around the corner, our Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast wanted to bring some joy to our Club families and community this month. Hundreds of children experienced the magic of the holiday season at our annual [...]
This Thanksgiving season, our blessings were bountiful. Every year, our Boys & Girls Club hosts the annual Thanksgiving at the Club event where approximately 700 individuals enjoy a fully-cooked, family-style Thanksgiving dinner. This year, our Club continued the tradition but with safety as our highest priority. Thanksgiving Dinner at the Club this year [...]
As we enter the holiday season and reflect on 2021, we can’t help but be thankful for the support our Club received this year. Even with the uncertainties of where the health crisis would be, YOU stepped up to the plate and continued to support the youth and communities we serve. Last year, [...]
Our BE GREAT Gala has come and gone, and even though it was just a few weeks ago we celebrated our mission and the thousands of youth we serve, we can’t help but be grateful for all the support received during our premier annual fundraising event. During this year’s event, our DreamMaker, Dr. [...]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast has been awarded $1.5 million from the Pacific Life Foundation in support of the Club’s College Bound program to prepare youth in Orange County for success after high school graduation. The grant will give more students access to the year-round program that provides daily academic [...]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast Chief Executive Officer, Robert Santana, has been awarded the prestigious Boys & Girls Clubs of America Blue Spirit Award and was honored as the Pacific Regional CEO of the year! This award is the highest honor presented by Jim Clark, President of Boys & Girls [...]
By FOX 11 News | September 23, 2021 Cecy Rivera, 16, explains her journey as she navigates through the college admissions process and how the Boys and Girls Club has played a pivotal role. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ College Bound is a college and career readiness program that works to ensure high school students graduate on [...]
Many of our members are going back to school in-person after more than a full year of remote learning. And as we look forward to this next school year, we realize the battle we are facing with the impact the COVID-19 crisis had on our community. Our Club has identified the academic achievement [...]
In March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of the healthcare system in the United States, the nation’s blood supply was in high demand and quickly depleting. The American Red Cross and similar organizations began increasing their efforts to host blood drives and collect as many units of blood as possible. Recognizing [...]