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Outreach Holiday Shopping
Last night 80 deserving youth at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale went holiday shopping at Target. Each child received a $125 gift card to buy clothes, toys and more! Thank you to all the volunteer shoppers who put huge smiles on all of these kids’ faces! Special shout out to Bob Rife […]
Foundation Announces New Executive Director
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale Foundation has announced the hiring of Kathy X. Kramer as their new Executive Director. Kramer brings more than 30 years of experience as a development officer with a focus on fundraising in health and human service settings including management, board relationships and strategic planning. Also, having grown […]
Live & Local Returns to Rock your Culinary World
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale is bringing the food and music scene together like never before at the second annual Live & Local, presented by GoDaddy.  Arizona’s most celebrated culinary rock stars will converge on the Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, Sunday, Nov. 9 at 5 pm along with local musicians for an […]
Buffalo Wild Wings Awards Sports Grants for Football Program
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale announced today that Buffalo Wild Wings is supporting their ALL STARS Football and Tackle Football program this fall with a $3,000 grant. As part of Buffalo Wild Wings’ Team Up for Kids® initiative and partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the company is supporting 285 Clubs […]
Boys & Girls Club Kids Participate in Revolutionary New ‘Pen Pal’ Technology
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale and Aha!101 recently launched a program where Club members in Scottsdale connect live with peers in China through a glorified ‘Pen Pal’ system. The Boys & Girls Club members, who are also English Language Learners (ELL) students, received a tablet, which will become their gateway to becoming fluent […]
Boys & Girls Clubs Emphasizes Concussion Awareness in Fall Football
A major health care concern has continued to grow since the 2010 reports about sports related concussions in current and former professional athletes – especially within the football community. That research led to an examination of youth-league football programs where it was found that other than a required sports physical, there were few processes or Best […]
Steve Schwanz Receives Coveted Jim Hill Award
Valley business leader Steve Schwanz was recently awarded the coveted Jim Hill Award by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale. The award, established in 1999 after the passing of former board president and member Jim Hill, is given to an individual who replicates Hill’s extraordinary qualities of dedication to the organization and the […]
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