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from the Desk of the Director

Blog posts written by the Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Muncie, Micah Maxwell.

Students Encouraged To Volunteer

By from the Desk of the Director

Welcome Back Ball State Students!

As students, you had an amazing impact on programs here at the Boys & Girls Club last year. Almost 300 volunteers helped with tutoring, mentoring, class projects and field trips. Sixty percent of all of our volunteers are BSU students! Over the course of two semesters, the volunteer hours from students equaled almost $82,000 in cash value! Read More

Making Out-of-School Programs a Priority

By from the Desk of the Director

America’s kids are in crisis. Consider these alarming facts about the state of our country: the U.S. ranks 22nd in high school completion among 28 countries1; three out of 10 kids are obese or overweight2; and one in five youth lives in poverty3. The consequences of these staggering statistics are felt not just by our next generation, but also across our nation.

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