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The Present of Presence

The Present of Presence

by Erin Porteous, CEO I recently updated the software on my phone and noticed a new feature. My phone now tracks my usage – including how many times I pick it up in a day. Yesterday’s count was 40 times. Wanting to know how I measured up, I did a bit of research and...

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Donations to Boys & Girls Clubs matched up to $25,000

Donations to Boys & Girls Clubs matched up to $25,000

Double your impact while you save!Thanks to a generous donor, every online gift to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver will be matched dollar for dollar up to $25,000 from today, Dec. 12 through Dec. 20. All cash gifts qualify for the 50% Child Care Contribution...

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Kendra’s Story

Kendra’s Story

After a move across the country four years ago, Kendra joined her local Boys & Girls Club. It was a life-changing event for her. The daughter of a single parent, Kendra desperately needed an affordable, engaging place to spend her time after school. At the Club,...

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Calvin’s Story

Calvin’s Story

When he was in third grade, Calvin’s life as he knew it changed dramatically. He moved from Indonesia to Denver with his father, but it would take four years for his mother to join them. Calvin had to adjust - to a new language, new customs and his mom halfway across...

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Jasline’s Story

Jasline’s Story

On any given day, Jasline can be found in her Boys & Girls Club’s Learning Center with her head buried in a book. Now a self-proclaimed bookworm, Jasline is a frequent participant in Accelerated Reader, a program that promotes reading comprehension.  It is proven...

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Thankful for the Boys & Girls Club

Thankful for the Boys & Girls Club

“If it wasn’t for the Boys & Girls Club, I wouldn’t be who I am today,” said 16-year-old Courtney. “Throughout my years of coming to the Club, I have realized how much I would love to work with kids in my future,” she said. “Spending my day with them and helping...

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Season of Giving

Season of Giving

Teen specialist Justine Baca helps Club members Arbay, Mia and Layla sort through items gathered for the Owen Boys & Girls Club’s “Our Closet” programWhile the holiday season inspires many kids to focus on the gifts they want to receive, at the Owen Boys &...

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