23 Mar
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Growing Strong: Humanity Alliance

The Jerry Gamble Boys & Girls Club in north Minneapolis partners with The Humanity Alliance to reduce food insecurity in the Northside community—one of the many issues that has intensified for Club families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collaboration between Jerry Gamble and The Humanity Alliance provides critical access to nutrition to increase positive health […]

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17 Mar
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Growing Strong: Ethan

BGCTC prioritizes social-emotional learning activities to help youth and teens make healthy, positive choices, manage their emotions, and process issues they are facing in their communities. The Southside Village Club has seen great success while working with Club youth to improve social-emotional skills. Ethan*, a second grader, has attended the Club since kindergarten. While participating […]

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26 Feb
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Growing Strong: Thomas

Thomas*, a high school freshman, has been attending the Little Earth Club for the past eight years. He enjoys coming to the Club to get exercise, help with homework, and life advice, and also to spend time learning with his peers and engaging in positive activities. During the pandemic, the Club has provided Thomas with […]

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26 Feb
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Growing Strong: Cooking at East Side

In non-pandemic times, BGCTC provides nutritious meals and snacks on-site to Club members Monday-Friday as part of our Healthy Lifestyles programming. Club staff empower youth to learn how to cook healthy meals at home as well take charge of their overall physical and mental health. Recently, a group of teens from our East Side Club […]

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26 Feb
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Growing Strong: Sophia

Sophia*, a third grader at our Centennial Elementary Club, has been attending the Club’s virtual programs almost every day since last summer. She looks forward to Movement Monday each week and loves to participate in the Pokémon Training fitness videos. “It’s so fun doing Pokémon workouts before my hockey practice,” she says. “It’s a good […]

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