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Making the Gift of Greatness


To build a brighter future, we must invest in the children and youth of today. Since 1941, we have remained committed to our mission to ensure that every child has mentors and champions in life. This commitment, combined with your support, has allowed us to help our future leaders make their dreams a reality. [...]

Making the Gift of Greatness2023-11-27T08:23:33-08:00

A Nonprofit Merger to Bridge the Workforce Gap in Orange County


Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast and Youth Employment Service merge to expand and enhance employment resources for Orange County youth and the corporate community The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast (BGC of Central OC) and Youth Employment Service (YES), a 53-year-old nonprofit organization dedicated to equipping young adults [...]

A Nonprofit Merger to Bridge the Workforce Gap in Orange County2023-10-04T12:09:51-07:00

New Panda Cares Center of Hope


SANTA ANA, Calif. (Aug. 8, 2023) – In partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Panda Express® presented the ribbon cutting for the newest Panda Cares Center of Hope today at Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana. Boys & Girls Club staff, Panda representatives, city council members, and over 150 Club kids [...]

New Panda Cares Center of Hope2023-08-08T15:58:27-07:00

Backpacks Filled with Hope, Futures Filled with Possibilities


Imagine the excitement and anticipation in the air waking up on the first day of school. Now, picture young minds eagerly running to their classroom, equipped with the tools needed to succeed. As students take out their brand-new school supplies, other students are forced to reuse their supplies from the previous year, limiting [...]

Backpacks Filled with Hope, Futures Filled with Possibilities2023-07-18T14:13:52-07:00

Congratulations, Class of 2023!


Mentorship and education are powerful tools that open doors to a world of possibilities. For over 200 graduating College Bound seniors, this year’s high school graduation ceremony marked a significant milestone in their educational journey. On Friday, May 12th, proud families, mentors, and supporters gathered to celebrate the Class of 2023 at the [...]

Congratulations, Class of 2023!2023-05-19T09:14:46-07:00

New Immersive Virtual Club Tour


Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast (BGC of Central OC) recently partnered with OC Web Media, a video production, web design and marketing agency, to create immersive virtual tours for its Clubs. This new 3D tour experience created by OC Web Media allows the nonprofit to push for more enrollment by [...]

New Immersive Virtual Club Tour2023-03-10T09:30:19-08:00

2023 Youth of the Year


For 75 years, the Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year program has honored and celebrated the nation’s most inspiring teens and their incredible journeys. Stories of outstanding leadership, service, academic excellence, and dedication to living a healthy lifestyle have made Youth of the Year America’s premier leadership and recognition program for [...]

2023 Youth of the Year2023-03-23T12:08:23-07:00

Helping Break the COVID-19 Achievment Gap


Our goal as an organization is to help youth reach their full potential by ensuring they have access to the tools they need to pursue greatness. We believe every child, no matter his or her circumstances or background, needs mentors and champions; and it is our privilege to invest in opportunities and resources [...]

Helping Break the COVID-19 Achievment Gap2023-02-06T16:55:24-08:00

‘tis the Season of Giving


‘tis the season to be jolly and spread some holiday cheer. For over 20 years, we have brought joy to our families during the holidays and this year was no different. During our Winter Wonderland event in Santa Ana, children experienced the magic of the holiday season. Each child created their own ornament in [...]

‘tis the Season of Giving2022-12-29T12:44:45-08:00

Investing in Youth’s Mental Health & Wellness


Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen a rise in the critical need for mental health resources. According to the National Education Association, in 2022, 15% of teens have suffered a major depressive episode, and a third of U.S. parents said their child recently showed symptoms of mental health issues, [...]

Investing in Youth’s Mental Health & Wellness2022-10-10T12:05:04-07:00
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