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Helping Students Navigate High School


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 [...]

Helping Students Navigate High School2021-09-30T11:13:18-07:00

Campaign for Back-to-School Success


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 [...]

Campaign for Back-to-School Success2021-09-30T11:16:58-07:00

A Lifesaving Partnership


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 [...]

A Lifesaving Partnership2021-04-29T11:17:24-07:00

Class Clown with Laguna Art Museum


We know that strengthening the entire family unit increases the likelihood that kids will tap into the greatness within. We also know that when the entire community comes together, our collective impact can affect greater change and outcomes in the lives of those we serve. With these beliefs as our guiding principles, we [...]

Class Clown with Laguna Art Museum2021-04-22T12:23:37-07:00

Return to In-Person Services in Irvine


After months of serving as the hub for all our virtual programs, we have re-launched in-person programs at our Boys & Girls Club of Irvine. Our after-school enrichment program provides a holistic approach to youth development through activities that include: STEM, arts, fitness and sports, academic reinforcement and tutoring, mentorship, robotics, and more! [...]

Return to In-Person Services in Irvine2021-03-10T10:49:09-08:00

A Partnership for Student Success


Recently, KRCA Channel 62 News came to our Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana / Joe MacPherson Center for Opportunity to film a story about our Club's valued partnership with the Santa Ana Unified School District. Since the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, our organizations have been working closely to [...]

A Partnership for Student Success2021-03-04T16:31:03-08:00

‘It’s not a game of luck’: Youth Investors Corp


By Matt Szabo | Staff Writer | Daily Pilot | January 14, 2021 The stock market takes skill, and Huntington Beach resident Dylan Jin-Ngo, 16, has been able to illustrate that through his Youth Investors Corp. Dylan started the nonprofit company in 2019 to try to educate local youth on stock trading. Last [...]

‘It’s not a game of luck’: Youth Investors Corp2021-01-14T16:04:41-08:00

Pacific Life Supports Three Local Clubs’ Covid-Relief Efforts


Boys & Girls Clubs throughout Orange County have remained at the forefront of meeting the needs of students and families in their communities since the onset of the pandemic. Through emergency childcare for essential workers, virtual programming to ensure a continuity of mentoring and support for Club members, and distribution of basic [...]

Pacific Life Supports Three Local Clubs’ Covid-Relief Efforts2020-12-15T14:49:31-08:00

Tools, Technology, and Mentors for ALL


As we reflect on 2020, there’s no denying that it was a uniquely challenging year. When we reopened our newly redeveloped Clubs at the end of 2019, none of us could have imagined the way we would be using those Clubs and all the new technology within them this year. Like many [...]

Tools, Technology, and Mentors for ALL2021-01-21T14:55:03-08:00
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