Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development

 
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Inukai Family Torch Club Wins Samsung Climate SuperStars Challenge
    By - Stephanie Lindstrom - Development Coordinator
    The newley chartered Inukai Torch Club tied for first place in the Samsung Climate SuperStars Competition. (Torch Clubs are chartered, small group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls ages 11-13, teaching them character & leadership skills which are one of the 5 main core BGC programs.) For the past few...
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Portland Youth of the Year Wins State Competition
    By - Stephanie Lindstrom - Development Coordinator
    We are very excited to announce that our very own Brian was named the State Youth of the Year by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oregon on March 19, 2015.  He competed against other youth from all over the state.  He will go on to represent the state of Oregon at the regional level this summer.  Brian was awarded...
    • 3 months ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Give Kids a Smile Day
    By - Stephanie Lindstrom - Development Coordinator
    The Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland teamed up with the OHSU School of Pediatric Dentistry to provide free dental care for our Club youth during the Give Kids a Smile Day. On February 28, at the OHSU Dental School, more than 160 of our youth from our Clubs and School Sites received free dental services.  Youth and...
    • 4 months ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Youth of the Year City Competition
    By - Stephanie Lindstrom - Development Coordinator
    The Youth of the Year competition was established in 1947 by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.  It is the premier recognition program for Club members, who are selected for their service to the Club and community, academic success, strong moral character; life goals, poise and public speaking...
    • 5 months ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    A Month of Giving and Sharing
    By - Stephanie Lindstrom - Development Coordinator
    December can be a month of both joy and sadness for our youth, so we strive to make it the best possible for them to help fulfill both needs and wants.  Payless ShoeSource provided us with 150 $20 gift cards so our youth could go shopping for brand new shoes. And thanks to Fred Meyer and Portland Trail...
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Fall Review
    By - Stephanie Lindstrom - Development Coordinator
    We are always looking for fun ways to not only raise money, but to create fun events for Club members and families to attend. Our newest fun family event, Pumpkins & Pins, took place on October 26 at Grand Central Bowling.  Local artists were invited to carve giant pumpkins which were sold to local businesses....
    • 7 months ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development has received 1 donation
    • 8 months ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Creative Chemistry
    By - Melissa Froman - VP of Special Events & Partnerships
    Intentional programming focusing on Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Good Character & Citizenship is the core of our afterschool programs.  Club members at our Regence Club have been digging into various chemistry projects recently.  Activities and projects have included making silly...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Perch Dissection
    By - Melissa Froman - Vice President of Development
    At our Inukai Family Club, the theme of our programming has not only been fun, but educational too. During our Nature Exploration Camp for incoming 4th through 6th graders, our Club members got to experience firsthand what it’s like to be a marine biologist. Each member was paired with one or two other members,...
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development has received 2 donations
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Steven Named Portland's Youth of the Year
    By - Melissa Froman - Vice President of Development
    For privacy purposes, Steven's last name has been omitted. Steven, a senior at Hillsboro High School, was named “Youth of the Year” on March 6th, 2014, by Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland. He’s been attending the Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club in Hillsboro for 10 years, and Steven, 17, said being a...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Giving Thanks
    By - Melissa Froman - Vice President of Development
    Towards the end of November, each of our Clubs hosted a Thanksgiving dinner for our Club families.  A full dinner was served, complete with turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables, and dessert.  These Family Nights allowed our Club families to share a meal together.  For one of our...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Bonjour Camp Tastes Cheese!
    By - Melissa Froman - Vice President of Development
    Summer provided dozens of camp opportunities for our Club members.  From Adventure Camp to Cooking Camp, there was something for everyone!  A new camp this summer, Bonjour Camp, proved to be a popular one.  Campers learned some French, studied the country's fashion (including creating their own garments!),...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development has received 6 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Club Members are Walking to Washington, DC!
    By - Melissa Froman - VP of Development
    Recently launched at our Inukai Club is a new program, Walk to Washington, DC. Each day, Club members are able to check-out pedometers to count their steps. The distance they go is tracked on a map, and they are walking all the way to our nation’s capital. The popularity of this program has been...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Wattles Club Member Named Youth of the Year
    By - Melissa Froman - Vice President of Development
    "For many years, I ran away and took my anger out on others until I found my second home.  This place is the Wattles Bys & Girls Club." These are the words spoken by Josh Brown, a five-year member of the Wattles Boys & Girls Club.  In mid-January, Josh participated in an organization-wide...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Fall is Upon Us!
    By - Melissa Froman - Director of Resource Development
    With the new school year and September under our belts, our Club members enjoyed their time at the Clubs in October with the multitude of celebrations.  A couple of our Clubs hosted Fall Family Nights, where families enjoyed a hot, nutritious meal together and engaged in Club activities as...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Science Camp Erupts!
    By - Melissa Froman - Director of Resource Development
    With summer in full swing, our Clubs are busy from 7:30am-7:30pm.  From Cooking Camp to Adventure Camp, along with many others, there is something for everyone! Back by popular demand, Science Camp has been active this summer!  Campers have learned about liquids, solids, and gases, including inflating balloons...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development has received 10 donations
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Inukai Club Member wins State Title!
    By - Melissa Froman - Director of Resource Development
    Congratulations are in order for the new 2012 Oregon State Youth of the Year Milo Lopez, a 6-year member of Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland. After receiving the nomination to represent the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland earlier this year Milo went on to compete with 9 other amazing teens from Oregon and was...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Winter Holidays by the Numbers!
    By - Melissa Froman - Director of Resource Development
    Number of Families adopted:  225 Gifts given out to youth (not including the gifts that were part of the “adopted” families):  984 Food Baskets given out:  16 Meals served:  1548 Number of Volunteers:  76 Estimated number of volunteer hours:  312.50 hours Police and Command Staff in...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Kids Get New School Clothes!
    By - Melissa Froman - Director of Resource Development
    Going back to school can be a stressful time for families who don't have a lot of money.That's why more than 70 local police officers took 150 kids shopping on Wednesday as part of their 'Shop with a Cop' program. Over 150 Club members from across the organization went back to school this new school year with a...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Young Artist Wins National Competition!
    By - Melissa Froman - Director of Resource Development
    Rubi Gastelum-Plata is one of thirty-seven Boys & Girls Club artists whose work has been chosen to appear in the 2011 National Fine Arts Exhibit. Selected from more than 252 finalist vying for top honors at this year's national competition, Rubi's art piece won for the 15-18 year old age division in the watercolor...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development has received 12 donations
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development has received 7 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Portland Teen Wins Oregon Title!
    By - Melissa Falcone - Development Manager
    Joshua-John Slaney, a 9-year member of the Blazers Boys & Girls Club has been named the Youth of the Year for the state of Oregon by Boys & Girls Clubs of America. On April 10th at the Benson Hotel, Slaney competed against 7 youth from around the state of Oregon to capture this honor. In addition to winning this...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Expansion of Literacy Programs
    By - Daniel Laurendeau - Executive Development Officer
    One out of five children is dyslexic. Nearly one-third of high school students will drop out before graduation, 1.2 million a year, 7,000 each school day. Every 26 seconds a teen drops out of school. In October 2004, BGCP recognized a disturbing trend among its members—a trend echoed in the newspaper headlines that youth...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development posted a progress report
    Portland Youth Wins State Title!
    By - Melissa Falcone - Resource Development Manager
    Delores McDaniel, who has attended the Inukai Boys & Girls Club for 11 years, was recently chosen to represent Oregon as the 2009 Youth of the Year! Being named ‘Youth of the Year’ is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. Delores is known for her energy, compassion and commitment tohelping others...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development has received 4 donations
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  • Saving Lives through Youth Guidance & Development has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Melissa Froman

Vice President of Development
Portland, OR United States

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