BGCDOC Receives $100,000 Donation from Goodwill Community Foundation for new Club

November 21, 2019

DURHAM, NC, – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange Counties (BGCDOC) is receiving a $100,000 donation from the Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF®)  to support the transition to a new Club facility. BGCDOC is excited for the future of their organization as they relocate to a larger facility at 1010 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, opening on January 6, 2020 with the start of the school semester. Funding from GCF®  will help BGCDOC create a safe, productive space for their after school enrichment programs to operate. 

 

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange Counties

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange Counties is to inspire and enable all young people, particularly those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. 

 

BGCDOC was established in 1939 as a dedication to the community service of John Moses Avery. The Club has served over 100,000 youth in Durham since its conception, and currently serves over 150 at-risk youth, ages 6-18, in Durham and Orange Counties every day. The Club has been a steadfast champion in encouraging the success of the community’s children. Charging no more than $10 per year, BGCDOC provides a unique after-school and summer camp experience that helps students academically and in life. 

 

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About the Goodwill Community Foundation 

 

The Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF®) supports programs and services for people regionally, nationally, and internationally. GCF® does this by providing $33.5 million in grants to Goodwill Industries® of Eastern North Carolina (GIENC®) and tax exempt organizations in eastern North Carolina and Non-Government Agencies (NGOs) throughout the world. In addition, GCF® and tax exempt organizations in eastern North Carolina and Non-Government Agencies (NGOs) throughout the world. In addition, GCF® provides facilities for employment, internet sites for education and life enrichment opportunities.

 

The programs supported by GCF® continue to evolve to meet the changing needs of the people we serve. We fund the construction of facilities and programs to assist people with job opportunities, training and life skill preparation. We provide resources to GIENC® and other organizations that enable them to fund programs, facilities, training and life skill opportunities for people who desire a better life.

 

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