Tony Orr

Former Club kid Tony Orr (L) with Renee Montgomery (C) and Terrell Owens (R). Tony continues a legacy of support and hope for the next generation of Club kids.

Paying it Forward for Today’s Youth
Posted 11/08/2019 by Boys & Girls Clubs of America in Alumni

By the age of 5, Club alum Tony Orr knew what it felt like to be unofficially relegated to a life with little hope. His life took a more positive direction after he moved in with his grandmother, who registered him at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte. The first-generation high school and college graduate has since made a name for himself by dedicating his life and career to helping more kids benefit from Boys & Girls Clubs.

As southeast regional vice president for Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Tony is responsible for connecting supporters with opportunities to support Boys & Girls Clubs. In fact, he facilitated a $10 million individual gift, the largest such donation in BGCA history. Tony continues to pay it forward by mentoring roughly 25 young people.

Read more about Tony’s success in a recent feature by the Atlanta Business Journal.

 

 

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