Back to School Better Than Ever

After a period like no other, kids and parents have never been more ready for Back to School. As one of the leaders in youth development, Boys & Girls Clubs of America is committed to do whatever it takes to make this year better than ever for youth across the country. Boys & Girls Clubs are there for kids after school to support homework and academics while providing positive mentorship and exposing them to new opportunities to help kids and teens reach their full potential.

We are thankful to all of our Back2School partners, who help raise awareness of the needs facing kids and teens and to help ensure that they have the right school tools for a successful educational experience.

You can join these partners to give back during Back2School:

Beginning July 15, adidas stores will invite customers to round-up or donate to support Boys & Girls Clubs.

Give the gift of Buffalo Wild Wings’ signature sauce or dry seasonings. One dollar from every bottle sold supports local youth sports through programs like Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s ALL STARS program.

Kicking off back-to-school season, Kelley Blue Book, Cox Communications and CARS (Charitable Adult Rides & Services) are collaborating to help nonprofits make a difference in local communities. For the month of August, consumers with a vehicle past its prime can help turn their used vehicle into charitable funds that will provide technology and devices to Innovation Labs within Boys & Girls Clubs to help kids get on the road to a great future. In partnership with CARS, on Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com, consumers can choose to donate almost any type of vehicle to Boys & Girls Clubs of America, from cars and trucks to boats, RVs and more. Donating a vehicle is easy, the pick-up is free, and your gift is tax-deductible. To donate, visit https://www.kbb.com/donate-your-car/.

CVS Pharmacy is hosting a back-to-school cause marketing campaign from August 1 through August 28, online and at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide. CVS Health will donate $1 for every purchase of select P&G brands including Crest, Oral B, Old Spice, Secret, Olay, Always, Tampax, Gillette, Venus, Head & Shoulders, and Pantene to Boys & Girls Clubs, up to $300,000 to help kids in need go back to school with confidence.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America is helping Disney in their search for people whose good deeds spark everyday magic and make a difference in their community. From June 22 to October 1, you can nominate any person who inspires you for the Disney Magic Makers contest at www.disneymagicmakers.com.

From July 22 through September 6, join Family Dollar customers in supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of America this Back-to-School season by donating $1, $2 and $3 at store registers.

Between July 15 - September 8, Forever 21 will donate $1 to BGCA for every graphic tee purchased, and will also invite customers to round up their purchases at checkout www.Forever21.com.

Kids Foot Locker is empowering Great Futures as it hosts a nationwide donation program in-store where customers can donate $1, $3, $5 or $10 at check-out to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America from July 25 – September 4.

Starting this summer through October 31, Leslie’s will invite customers to make a donation at the register to help keep communities safe in and around water and support water safety education.

From August 1 until August 28, Michaels customers will help kids and teens in their community create great futures by directly supporting their local Boys & Girls Clubs through the purchase of supply-filled pencil boxes.

Microsoft Rewards will be supporting BGCA Back2School through their Give with Bing program. Supporters can sign up here and Microsoft Bing searches on their computers or Bing phone app will be automatically donated. To get started, join Microsoft Rewards and make sure BGCA is selected as your non-profit partner.

Murphy USA and BGCA are maximizing the potential of kids in your local community. From August 4 – November 2, Murphy USA will ask customers to roundup or donate $1, $5, or $10 to support Boys & Girls Clubs.

Visit any Old Navy store from August 6 - August 12 to donate to Boys & Girls Clubs in support of workforce readiness and job opportunities for teens. Customers who donate $5 or more in-store will receive a $5 instant discount off their $35 purchase. Customers who shop online in the US can also support Boys & Girls Clubs by selecting the “donate at checkout” option.

From August 5 – August 13, Perfect World Entertainment will donate proceeds from sales of two product bundles of merchandise from the video game Neverwinter, on Groupees.com

From September 1 – October 15, Planet Fitness will invite members to donate $1, $3 and $5 at any Planet Fitness location in the U.S. to support pro-kindness, anti-bullying programs at Boys & Girls Clubs of America as part of the Judgement Free Generation® initiative.

This summer, Ross Stores is helping local kids learn. From July 31 to August 22, Ross Stores will hold its seventh annual fundraiser to benefit BGCA and invite customers to make a donation at the register. The funds raised will support Power Hour, BGCA’s after-school homework help and learning program, of which Ross is a national sponsor. Over the lifetime of its partnership, Ross Stores and the Ross Stores Foundation have been responsible for donations of $20 million in support of BGCA Clubs.

Visit your local Shoe Carnival through August 31 and round up your purchase to the nearest dollar to support Boys & Girls Clubs.

From August 1 to August 31, VerizonUp loyalty members can activate a donation from Verizon of $5 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Additional 2021 Promotions

 

Disney Launches Nationwide Search For Magic Makers

Do you know someone who makes magic by bringing comfort, support and joy to those around them? Now’s your chance to recognize all of the positivity and happiness they’ve brought to you or your community. From June 22 through Oct. 1, 2021, you can nominate any person who inspires you for the Disney Magic Makers contest by visiting www.disneymagicmakers.com and sharing the positive impact they have made. You can further share their amazing story with a public post using #DisneyMagicMakers on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or TikTok. Fifty nominees whose inspirational acts of kindness, compassion, and creativity best exemplify the values of a Disney Magic Maker will win a trip to Walt Disney World Resort to join “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” during the 50th anniversary. Disney will also pay the magic forward through a series of special donations to one of four non-profit organizations who themselves rose to the occasion when the world needed magic most, including Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

11/3/2020 – 12/31/2020
Forever 21 will launch their "It's The Love You Give" holiday campaign on November 3rd and has set a goal to raise $1 million for Boys & Girls Clubs of America through sales of specially marked Holiday Collection items and limited edition holiday gift bags, and by inviting customers to round up their purchases to the nearest dollar to benefit BGCA. The campaign will activate in-store and online at www.Forever21.com.

11/9/2020 – 12/31/2020
Family Dollar and Coca-Cola are teaming up with Boys & Girls Clubs to make a difference in your community.  When you buy participating Coca-Cola products at your Family Dollar, Coca-Cola and Family Dollar will donate 10% of purchases, up to ONE MILLION DOLLARS, to Boys & Girls Clubs.

11/2/2020 – 12/31/2020
Neiman Marcus is spreading the magic of giving this holiday season! Beginning November 2 through the end of the year, Neiman Marcus and Neiman Marcus Last Call customers will have the opportunity to donate to Boys & Girls Clubs of America while shopping online and in-stores, supporting local Clubs in Neiman Marcus communities.

11/9/2020 – 12/31/2020
Give the gift of Buffalo Wild Wings’ signature sauce or dry seasonings this holiday season.  $1 from every bottle sold supports local youth sports through programs like the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s ALL STARS program.

10/1/2020 – 12/31/2020
Make your Searches Count! It's easy to donate to Boys & Girls Clubs of America this holiday season simply by using Microsoft Give with Bing.  To start giving, sign up for Microsoft Rewards, turn on Give with Bing, and select BGCA as your nonprofit of choice.  Your Bing searches will earn points that automatically turn into donations to BGCA.  Plus, Microsoft will match your donations through Dec 31st.

11/9/2020 – 12/31/2020
To help ensure that more readers have access to books, Disney Publishing announced a donation of one million books to Boys & Girls Clubs across the country. These donations will continue to roll out to Clubs this holiday season and into the new year.

11/9/2020 – 12/31/2020
Michaels is a proud partner of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Holiday Campaign, unleashing the inner maker in kids and teens at local Clubs by supporting arts education and programming this holiday season and year-round.

12/1/2020 – 12/1/2020
On Giving Tuesday, December 1, Wayback Burgers will celebrate the season of giving by donating 10% of all sales to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

11/9/2020 – 12/31/2020
Champion has launched a Champion For All collection, aimed at creating a more inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds – regardless of their race, age, income, religion or gender. Proceeds from this collection help support a donation of 50,000 masks to Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The collection is available exclusively at Champion.com and Champion retail stores in New York, Boston and Las Vegas.

11/13/2020 – 12/1/2020
From Nov. 13 (World Kindness Day) to Nov. 30 (12 Club Days) Cricket will surprise families across 12 markets with up to $5,000 in gifts or financial support to help them meet critical needs. On Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1, Facebook users, Cricket Customers and BGCA followers who elect to start a Facebook fundraiser on behalf of the Cricket Wireless and BGCA partnership, Cricket will kickstart it with a $10 donation.

9/1/2020 – 12/31/2020
First Responders Thank You is proud to support Boys & Girls Clubs this holiday season. They will donate 25% of the purchase price of their high-quality, well-priced performance apparel to their six charity partners, including Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Items are available at www.FirstRespondersThankYou.com.

10/1/2020 – 12/31/2020
SQ Medical Supplies, provider of personal protective equipment (PPE), will donate 5% of all sales to BGCA this holiday season, and has also supplied local Clubs with face masks to help keep our youth and staff safe. You can learn more and place an order at www.SQMedicalSupplies.com.