Northeast Frankford Club – Literacy Night

Northeast Frankford Club – Literacy Night

On Monday, November 24, the Northeast Frankford Boys & Girls Club celebrated family week by hosting a Family Literacy Night. Our teens have been working with our elementary youth for weeks on literacy skills. To culminate their project they decided to host a...
Bridesburg Saturday Clean-Up

Bridesburg Saturday Clean-Up

Bridesburg Boys & Girls Club embarked on a mission in November 2010 that hoped to curb the amount of trash and debris in our neighborhood, Pick Up a New Attitude. The Keystone Club members in conjunction with staff organized a community clean up inviting members...
Boys & Girls Clubs get Boost from Comcast

Boys & Girls Clubs get Boost from Comcast

Libby Lescalleet , executive program officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia, in the newly renovated computer room at the Nicetown club. DAVID SWANSON / Staff Photographer | Source The roof leaked. Purple paint colored the walls. Toilets sat open in the...
Great Futures Start HERE

Great Futures Start HERE

America’s kids are in crisis. Consider these alarming facts about the state of our country: the U.S. ranks 22nd in high school completion among 28 countries1; three out of 10 kids are obese or overweight2; and one in five youth lives in poverty3. The consequences of...