Fry's Food Stores Sponsors Dish It Out

Dish It Out 2016

BGCMP is proud to have Fry's Food Stores back as the Title Sponsor of Dish It Out, our highly anticipated culinary event, which will take place on Sunday, October 23 at High Street in North Phoenix.

Some of the Valley’s favorite restaurants are going head-to-head in a gourmet melee to knock out childhood hunger. This event has it all: top-shelf talent serving up their signature dishes, live entertainment and the Valley’s most innovative chefs battling for the title of Dish It Out Champion. All proceeds benefit the children who count on the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix for safety, hot meals and educational opportunities.

Join us for food, drink and fun!

For more information about Dish It Out and to purchase tickets, click here.


At the Clubs

After School Programs @ Clubs

Back to School is here and our after-school programs at BGCMP’s Clubs are now enrolling students for the 2016-2017 school year.

BGCMP after-school programs foster self-confidence and friendship, while providing a supportive learning environment that promotes academic success.

The programs are affordable for all families.

To find the Club nearest you, click here.


 

Coyotes Prospects Play with             Parsons Club Kids

The Club kids at the Bob & Renee Parsons Branch had the exciting opportunity to enjoy some of their favorite Club activities with Coyotes Prospects. To watch a video of the fun activities, click here.

 


Safelite Bike Event

The Diamondbacks Branch Club kids received more than 100 NEW bikes and helmets donated by Safelite Autoglass, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Phoenix Fire Department. Along with the awesome new gear, Club kids also participated in bike safety drills.

 

 


Club Kids Get Swimming Tips from Michael Phelps' 2016 USA Olympics Coach

Club Kids from the Stewart Branch had the awesome opportunity to receive swim lessons from USA Head Olympic Coach 2016 Bob Bowman, known for coaching Olympian Michael Phelps, who holds the all-time record for the most Olympic gold medals. Shamrock Farms also supplied refreshments during the event.

 


Character Counts

Sebastian, age 10, from the MLB/AZ Diamondbacks Club, has been a member for two years. He was quiet and shy at first, but when asked to join the Club’s soccer team, he quickly broke out of his shell. It was at that moment when Sebastian’s leadership talent was born. Whether it’s playing games or helping staff, Sebastian is a leader amongst everybody, even the older kids.

To watch Sebastian's interview, click here.


 In the News

Arizona Living Visits Swift Kids Branch

Arizona Living from Cox7Arizona spent time with our Swift Kids Branch to learn more about Summer Camps, the Xtronaut program and Teen Centers. To watch the full show, click here.

 


Lights, Camera, Teens! on Arizona Midday

Ever wonder what your child can achieve here at our clubs? NBC Channel 12's Arizona Midday sat down with Connect Board Member Kami Hoskins and Youth of the Year Arianna Williams to get the scoop on the Warner A. Gabel Branch’s incredible Lights, Cameras, Teens! program and how her club helped her attend her dream college…New York University.

Click here to watch the full segment.


Get Involved

University of Phoenix Donates Back to School Supplies

Volunteers from University of Phoenix (UOPX) worked 90 hours of service to sort, count and fill 247 backpacks and 29 boxes with school supplies. Thank you to all of the UOPX volunteers for their donations, dedication and enthusiasm for our Club kids!

             


Woodrow C. Scoutten/Tolleson Branch & Home Depot Community Garden Project

After Tolleson’s Impact Specialist proposed a Community Garden Project, Home Depot volunteers came together to construct three new planters. Once completed, the Club will install shade over each planter. The finishing touch will include planter signs made by the Home Depot volunteers and Club members.


Salt River Clean Up

Club kids had an amazing view as they helped clean up a stretch of the Salt River while kayaking with the Sierra Club!

To see more volunteer activities with Dutch Bros and Choice Hotels, visit our Facebook page here.

 

 


Sponsor Spotlight

Sanderson Ford

This month, we’re honoring Sanderson Ford, one of our major sponsors of Dish It Out for the second year in a row!

Sanderson Ford, ranked as the number one Ford Dealer in Arizona, has deep roots in the Phoenix community. The successful dealership celebrates 60 years of supporting charitable organizations across the Valley. For more information, visit www.sandersonford.com.


Planned Giving

Giving and Getting the Most Out of Your Assets

When most people think about making a charitable gift, they think of giving cash from a checking or savings account. While we appreciate gift of any kind to help support our cause, there are many ways that you can give and benefit through making a gift of other assets to us. To learn more, click here.

 


 

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*BGCMP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, genetics, veteran or disability status. www.AZRelay.org or 7-1-1 

**This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer

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