Dish It Out

Dish It Out 2016

Join us for our highly anticipated culinary event, Dish It Out, on Sunday, October 23, at High Street in North Phoenix!

One ticket will get you all you can eat and drink access to more than 40 of the Valley’s favorite restaurants. In addition, don’t miss out on the ultimate gourmet melee when some of the Valley’s most innovative chefs battle for the Dish It Out Championship to knock out childhood hunger. All proceeds benefit the children who count on the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix for safety, nutritious meals and educational opportunities.

For more information about Dish It Out, click here.

   


 

SAVE THE DATE - Stars 2017

“Today’s Kids Tomorrow Stars,” one of the most premier fundraising galas in Phoenix, will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the Arizona Biltmore. BGCMP will be honoring special guests Diane & Bruce Halle. Join us for a fabulous evening of fine food, a spectacular live auction with world-class trips, unique experiences, and items you won't find anywhere elseā€”all while celebrating extraordinary teens from our 13 Clubhouses.


At the Clubs

Maytag Award Celebration for Earnestine Hohl

Congratulations to Earnestine (“Miss Earnie”) Hohl, from our Jerry Colangelo Branch, for being awarded the Mayag Dependable Leader Award! The award recognizes Boys & Girls Clubs team members who are committed to making a difference as dependable and exceptional role models. Earnie has been dedicated to BGCMP for nearly two decades and retains the highest teen attendance at her branch. In addition to the award, Maytag provided Earnie with funds to provide scholarships for her much-deserving teens.

A special thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the amazing service Earnie has done for our Club teens!


 

Back to School Shopping

This year, approximately 100 BGCMP Club kids were paired with a sponsor at our Annual Back to School Shopping Event to shop for school clothes and supplies, and enjoy a delicious dinner. A special thank you to all the volunteers and sponsors who made this an unforgettable experience for our Club kids!


National Waffle Day

Choice Hotels made National Waffle Day a sweet experience for our Club kids by providing more than 200 free waffles, toppings and drinks. More than 200 waffles were served to the Club kids at the Ed Robson Family Branch.

 

 

 


 FOX Sports Character Counts Kid of the Month

Alyiah, age 8, from the Louis & Elizabeth Sands Branch, was a shy girl but came out of her shell once she started attending the Club. Creative at heart, she loves to draw and participate in the Drama Club. Click here to see her crack a joke, too!

 

 


Sianna, age 11, from the Woodrow C. Coutten/Tolleson Branch, has set the example as a model Club member. Quiet yet focused, the younger kids see she is a quiet leader and want to be like her. Sianna also stays active in various activities like Knitting Ninjas, volunteering, and dancing in the Talent Show! Click here to see some of her moves.


 


 In the News

In the Zona

As Gabrielle gets ready to conquer her senior year in high school, she reflects on her time at the Louis & Elizabeth Sands Branch. Her time surrounded by Club kids reinforces her goal to study medicine in college so she can have a successful career in pediatrics. Her proven leadership skills in school and at the Club are sure to help her achieve her dreams. Click here to read her interview.


Get Involved

Volunteer Opportunity

Our high-end culinary event, Dish It Out, wouldn’t be a successful event it is without our volunteers. If you’re interested in volunteering at a fun event benefitting a great cause, this is the perfect opportunity. All proceeds from Dish It Out will support Club programs and initiatives. Additionally, volunteers will receive free parking and delicious snacks or lunch (depending on shift). For more information, click here             


Grand Canyon University Work-Study Program

Club members who graduate and attend college at Grand Canyon University have the opportunity to fulfill their work-study with BGCMP. One of our former members, Evelia McClarty, started out as a work-study for BGCMP in college and is now the Program Manager of the Swift Kids Branch. For  more information about Grand Canyon University, click here.

 


A Howling Good Time

Come out to the Arizona Coyotes game at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 26th and support our Club kids! All net proceeds from the AZ Coyotes vs. LA Kings game will benefit BGCMP. For ticket information, please call 480-563-PUCK (7825) or visit https://www.nhl.com/coyotes/.

 


Give once and Get More
When you shop at Macy’s, you can rack up 10% Rewards on top of Star Passes, sales, Plenti® Points for Plenti members and more. Macy’s will donate $10 out of each $25 enrollment fee, up to a total of $15 million, to Boys & Girls Clubs of America and other charities. See a Macy’s sales associate or log onto macys.com/thanks to join for $25 charged to your Macy’s Credit Card. Together, we can make the holidays magical for our Club kids.


Sponsor Spotlight

Crescent Crown Distributing

We’d like to give special recognition to Crescent Crown Distributing and President James (Bubba) R. Moffet Jr. for being a major sponsor of our high-end culinary event, Dish It Out.

Crescent Crown Distributing also strives to make a difference in the local community through employee contributions and company sponsored events. 

Crescent Crown Distributing is a great partner. This is the third year the company sponsors Dish It Out, as they continue to invest in making a difference in the lives of our Club members. For more information, visit www.crescentcrown.com.

A special thanks to Crescent Crown Distributing or your constant support of BGCMP!


Planned Giving

Maximize Your Investments and Minimize Taxes

Do you own highly appreciated stock or other investments that, if sold, would result in a high tax bill? Are your CDs or other investments producing a lower return or less income than desired? If you are looking for ways to manage your investments, maximize their worth and minimize taxes, there are a number of charitable strategies that can help you achieve your goals. Click here to learn about three options to consider.


 

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