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, [...]
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As part of our commitment to ensure every child within our reach has access to mentors and champions and to meet the growing need for after school care, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central orange Coast has partnered with local school districts and established a school-based program initiative to provide on-campus services for students [...]
By Sarah Mosquedo | Staff Writer | Daily Pilot | May 18, 2021 Estrella Rivera remembers first learning of the Live Mas Scholarship offered by the Taco Bell Foundation as a ninth-grader at Segerstrom High School. “When I was a freshman, I wanted to apply but I really didn’t know how I should [...]
On Saturday, May 14, Club families came together to celebrate the College Bound graduation and scholarship ceremony for the Class of 2022 at the historical Bowers Museum in Santa Ana. College Bound is a college and career readiness program that works to ensure high school students graduate on time with a customized plan [...]
On Thursday, May 5th, Orange County professionals gathered to celebrate the top Chief Financial Officers and Rising Stars within their community. Our Boys & Girls Club was there to support our Chief Financial Officer, Ashley Harris, as she celebrated her nomination for Outstanding CFO of a Not-for-Profit Organization at the Orange County Business [...]
Here at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast, we work to ensure every member that walks through our doors builds positive life-long memories, achieves their greatest potential, and inspires future generations. Our Club Learning Experience helps our youth foster curiosity through hands-on activities, enabling them to create, develop, and experiment [...]
We believe greatness exists in every child, and through the power of positive mentorship, we can change a child’s trajectory for a lifetime. During this year’s Women of Greatness Brunch & Bubbly, our Boys & Girls Club community came together to celebrate the impact positive mentorship has in our community and future generations. [...]
Recently, KMEX Univision Noticias 34 visited our Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana / Joe MacPherson Center for Opportunity to film a story about the work our Clubs are doing to approach mental health and socioemotional wellness. Much like our approach to programming, our approach to mental health and socioemotional responsiveness is [...]
For over 70 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 [...]
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 [...]