< Full site
Boys & Girls Club awarded $3,500 grant
3/26/2013 5:59:00 AM
KINGMAN - The Boys & Girls Club of Kingman has been awarded $3,500 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples Inc., under a new program that lets Staples associates direct donations.
"Staples Foundation is committed to making a positive impact in the communities where our associates live and work," said Katy Dobbs, director of global community relations for Staples Inc. "Through the 2 Million & Change program, we are pleased to support our associates and the local nonprofit organizations that matter to them most."
The 2 Million & Change philanthropic initiative created by Staples Foundation allows associates around the world to direct more than $2 million of foundation funding to nonprofit organizations focused on education or job skills.
In 2012, associates directed more than $1.4 million of Staples Foundation grants to 434 nonprofit organizations in communities nationwide. The program will award additional funds to international organizations.
The Boys & Girls Club of Kingman provides an after-school program to children in the Kingman area. Busing is provided to the club by the Kingman Unified School District and the Kingman Academy of Learning.
The club offers a variety of activities for children: tutoring, arts and crafts, games and physical activities in the gym.
The club also has a weekly backpack food program that offers hungry children in the Kingman area a backpack with non-perishable food to take home on Friday afternoons.
Parents see double standard in who's allowed to play sports
Kingman Photos: Fender Bender in the Grass
Workforce drops in Mohave County, jobless rate dips
Uninsured rate drops in Arizona, following national trend
Man's 'dusting' death in Kingman came on the way to rehab
Health officials: Respiratory virus may already be in Arizona
Solution floated to maintain Willow Beach sport fishery
Mohave County officials frustrated with constable's lack of performance
Kingman Daily Miner Home
< Full site
Copyright © 2014 The Kingman Daily Miner / www.kdminer.com
, All Rights Reserved