Great Futures Recognition Luncheon Scheduled

By Club Events

To highlight the impact of afterschool programs at the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie, the community is invited to the Great Futures Recognition Luncheon. To be hosted at the Boys & Girls Club, the lunch event will include recognition of local youth, volunteers and supporters of the organization.
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Family Dollar Raises Money for Clubs

By Resources

During the month of November, Family Dollar Stores will help raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie through its “Open the Door for America’s Kids” initiative. Beginning Nov. 1, Family Dollar customers in Muncie can make a monetary contribution at checkout to be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie this holiday season.

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Trunk or Treat Scheduled

By Club Events, Fall Festival

To provide a fun and safe alternative to knocking on doors, the Boys & Girls Club, in partnership with Buley Center, Ross Center, and Motivate Our Minds, is hosting Trunk or Treat. Families, businesses, groups and student organizations are invited to distribute candy and goodies during the event. Creativity is encouraged as there will be contests for “Best Trunk” and other awards.

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Boys & Girls Club of Muncie Kicks Off Annual Campaign

By Website News

Boys & Girls Club of Muncie has kicked off its annual “It Just Takes One” campaign. The campaign raises money for the Club’s after-school programs and services for youth, grades K-12, living in Delaware County. The campaign seeks donations primarily from individuals and businesses.

The annual campaign coincides with the Great Futures Campaign to mobilize the community in support of kids and empower today’s youth to achieve great futures. Through the Great Futures Campaign, we seek to ensure that every child and teen has access to a safe place after school and during the summer where they can build the knowledge, skills and behaviors to put them on the path for success.  Read More

BSU Student Leader Creates Commercial for Club

By Volunteers

“Ayyyye!” If you know Sidney Staples, you know this phrase.

Staples, a senior Telecommunications Major at Ball State University, is a very involved and dedicated student leader. Asked to list his involvement at Ball State, you wouldn’t be able to write fast enough to get everything written down! He is the epitome of a student leader, engaged at every level, and very passionate about life. He currently serves as the Treasurer of the Student Government Association, President of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, and a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Read More

Bullying Is Not Cool

By from the Desk of the Director, Resources

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

The Boys & Girls Club of Muncie has a zero tolerance policy on bullying. During the month of October we will work to educate our members, families, volunteers and the community about bullying and steps to take to prevent and discourage it.

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems.  Read More

Olive Garden Rounds Up for Boys & Girls Clubs

By Website News

This year, Olive Garden is helping the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie by asking customers to round-up their check.

Enjoy dinner with your family and support the Boys & Girls Club.

From 9/22 through 11/9, every guest at Olive Garden will have the option to round-up their check to the nearest dollar on a debit or credit card, and they’ll donate 100% of the proceeds to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Round up to make a donation during your next visit to Olive Garden. Boys & Girls Clubs of America – great futures start here.

This partnership is part of Olive Garden’s ongoing commitment to serve its local communities and is in support of BGCA’s mission to enable all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.