After School + Boys & Girls Clubs = Great Futures

It’s back-to-school season, and we are helping kids have the best school year ever! At Boys & Girls Clubs, we do whatever it takes to help kids and teens succeed by providing safe places, mentors, meals and meaningful life experiences. Kids know they can be themselves at the Club, make new friends and have fun, and build their skills to be successful in school, career and life.

These partners are proud supporters of Boys & Girls Clubs of America by raising awareness of the needs facing kids and helping ensure that they have all the right school tools for a successful educational experience.

Ross Stores is hosting its 8th annual Help Local Kids Learn fundraiser from July 30 to August 21 in more than 1,600 stores around the country. The fundraiser invites customers to donate at the register to support a local Club’s Power Hour Program, which helps Club Kids with their schoolwork.

In addition to Ross’ national sponsorship of Power Hour, Ross is also matching the first $400,000 raised during the fundraiser. Over the lifetime of its partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs, Ross, along with its customers and associates, have contributed nearly $35 million.

You can join these partners to give back during Back2School:

Beginning July 15, participating adidas stores will invite customers to round-up their purchase or donate to support Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide. adidas believes that sport has the power to change lives. Through the partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, adidas will play an important role to create access to sport for kids and teens.

Since 2004, Charles Schwab Foundation and BGCA have partnered to help teens gain critical financial literacy skills through Money Matters: Make It Count. The program promotes financial responsibility and independence by building basic money management skills and providing an early start for making sound financial decisions. It has helped more than 1 million Club youth (and counting!) prepare for a successful future.

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. This summer, consumers with a vehicle past its prime can help turn their used vehicle into charitable funds that will provide technology and devices to Cox Communications 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/.

From July 18 through September 5, 2022, Family Dollar customers can donate $1, $2 or $3 at the register to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America during this back to school season.

For every graphic tee purchased, Forever 21 will donate $1 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America, up to $500,000. Additionally, customers will have the opportunity to round up their purchase to the nearest dollar to donate the rounded up portion to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Hertz is donating vehicles and providing grants to select clubs to support student success and economic mobility for America’s youth this upcoming school year. Hertz employees will also volunteer their time to assist with school supply drives and days of service at clubs across the country from July through September.

Kids Foot Locker is kicking off back to school for the 5th year in a row by 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 31 – September 17.

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.

August 3 – November 1, Murphy USA and Murphy Express stores will invite their customers to round up or donate $1, $5, $10 in-store to support Boys & Girls Clubs. Additionally from September 6th – 30th, Murphy USA’s QuickChek Division will invite their customers to round up or donate $1, $3, $5 in-store to support Boys & Girls Clubs.

In celebration of their foundation’s anniversary (8/8) Panda Cares Day, Panda is feeding over 100 clubs throughout the country and gifting members brand new reading books, limited-edition Panda swag and a fun-filled celebration in conjunction with a national virtual fundraiser on 8/8, where proceeds will benefit the clubs.

From now through mid-September, Shoe Carnival invites their customers to round up at check out to support Boys & Girls Clubs. To support Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Back2School campaign, visit your local Shoe Carnival store. Go to shoecarnival.com to find a store near you.

 

 

2022 Promotions

From September 1 – October 15, Planet Fitness will invite members to donate $5, $10 and $15 to support pro-kindness and anti-bullying programs at Boys & Girls Clubs of America as part of the Judgement Free Generation® initiative.

Throughout the month of October, restaurant guests can donate at any Buffalo Wild Wings to support local youth through programs such as Boys & Girls Clubs of America's ALL STARS organized sports program.

Murphy USA is committed to supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of America's mission and local Boys & Girls Clubs directly through their annual campaigns both online and in-store. From April 6 - July 5, Murphy USA will ask their customers to round up or donate $1, $5, or $10 to support Boys & Girls Clubs.

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 checkout to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The stores receiving the most money will host celebration events at their local Clubs.

Sam's Club promo (in-store only) Boys & Girls Clubs of America will receive $1 for every Dove product sold.

For every graphic tee purchased, Forever 21 will donate $1 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America, up to $500,000. Additionally, customers will have the opportunity to round up their purchase to the nearest dollar to donate the rounded-up portion to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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.

In celebration of Giving Tuesday, on November 29, 10% of sales will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America at all USA Wayback Burgers locations.

Neiman Marcus is Giving Big and Loving Even Bigger this holiday season! From October 24, 2022 through January 31, 2023, customers can donate to Boys & Girls Clubs while shopping online and in-stores, supporting local Clubs in Neiman Marcus communities.

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.