By: Jason Newman, CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie— Three years ago, I moved from Philadelphia, PA to Muncie, IN. I was excited about the opportunity to take on this incredibly big, incredibly important job. The move, while exciting, was also kind of scary. Could I lead a team to help highlight the amazing work that our kids do every day? Was I up to the job? I found out, pretty [...]
Safety is the number one priority of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie and we are doing our best to keep children, staff and volunteers protected from COVID-19. Today, we have several staff members out being tested for COVID-19, no one has tested positive, but we are waiting on test results. We will be closing the after-school program at the Madison St. Unit and the Buley Center Unit from [...]
Make spirits bright this holiday season. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie would like to provide every Club member who attends the Clubs a present for the holiday. You can sign up to help, make a cash donation or purchase gifts for delivery from our Amazon Wish list. Thank you for making 2020 an amazing year for Club youth!
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie wrapped up another successful Just Desserts Fundraiser despite the change in format. This year’s event raised $11,394.36 during the event on Friday, November 6. This total does not include the $3,735.56 raised at events leading up to the main event. The money raised from this event will go directly toward providing quality programs for the local Clubs. This year’s Just Desserts took on [...]
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie is honored to receive three grants totaling $85,500 to assist with programs, staffing, and general operating costs. All grants are managed through The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County. The Clubs were awarded $60,000 directly from the Community Foundation to assist with out-of-school time programs. These funds help support programs during school breaks, after-school activities, and summer programming. An additional $3,000 was [...]
Friends, family, and staff of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie lined up on October 2 at the Madison Street Unit to kick off the nonprofit’s Annual Just Desserts fundraising campaign by smashing whipped cream pies in the faces of 4 Club volunteers and CEO, Jason Newman. The campaign invited community members to donate any dollar amount from $5 - $75, equating to one pie in the face. Fifty [...]
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie are excited to announce a new program, in partnership with the YMCA of Muncie, to help support our families, our schools, and most importantly our kids during a difficult academic year. Starting Monday, October 26th, the Clubs will be opening a during school day program for Muncie Community School Students who are currently enrolled in the Virtual Learning Program. From 7:30 – 6:00, [...]