Posted Jan. 31, 2014, 9:47 am
Enthusiastic cheers and claps filled the ballroom of the Fairmont Miramar Hotel on Saturday afternoon as the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica held its 46th Annual Youth of the Year Awards Ceremony.
Posted Jan. 5, 2014, 9:14 am
Four Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica members were winners in the Santa Monica Elks Lodge 906 Hoop Shoot Contest held last week. This free throw program is open to youth ages 8-13, and provides participants an opportunity to compete, connect and succeed.
Posted Dec. 9, 2013, 9:31 am
GoCoin, a leading payment platform for the Bitcoin economy, is participating in Giving Tuesday by asking the Bitcoin community to contribute to its #GO4Good campaign and raise money for
Posted Dec. 1, 2013, 9:06 am
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica (BGCSM) shared Thanksgiving dinner with a record-breaking number of members and their families this past week.
Posted Nov. 9, 2013, 9:01 am
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica’s 38th Annual Auction & Dinner was a huge success, raising more than $500,000 on Friday, Nov. 1.
Posted Nov. 7, 2013, 8:03 am
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica will today host a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newest club branch at 2802 Pico Boulevard.
Posted Oct. 27, 2013, 9:16 am
Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica (BGCSM) will host its 38th Annual Auction & Dinner on Friday, Nov. 1st, to raise funds in order to continue to provide impactful programs and services to thousands of disadvantaged Los Angeles-area youth.
Posted Sep. 14, 2013, 9:45 am
Local real estate businessman John D. (Jack) Jones has donated $1 million to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica for a new community branch located in the Mar Vista Gardens apartment complex.
Posted Aug. 29, 2013, 8:41 am
With support from the Disney store at Santa Monica Place, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica kicks off the back-to-school season with the National Supply Drive and an in-store and virtual call for school supply donations to prepare kids and families in the Santa Monica community for academic success in the 2013-14 school year.
Posted Aug. 26, 2013, 9:08 am
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica will welcome 22-year-old Garrett Shay Monday afternoon when he concludes his 5,000-mile bike ride to California to raise funds for his local Boys & Girls Club.
Posted Aug. 23, 2013, 9:04 am
About 100 children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica and Long Beach converged at Dodger Stadium Wednesday morning for a youth baseball clinic hosted by Bank of America and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Posted Aug. 21, 2013, 9:51 am
About 100 children, ages 6-18, from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica and Long Beach will converge on Dodger Stadium this morning for a youth baseball clinic hosted by Bank of America and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Posted Aug. 18, 2013, 9:01 am
Teen actor Jake T. Austin has teamed up with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Staples for the 6th annual Staples for Students national school supply drive, which will help kids and teens at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica get the tools they need to build great futures.
Posted Aug. 16, 2013, 9:04 am
Michael Cooper, retired Los Angeles Lakers player and former coach of the NBA and WBNA, visited the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Monica on Monday.
Posted Jul. 23, 2013, 9:00 am
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica’s Mar Vista Gardens Branch's Jack and Cindy Jones Youth Center has been selected to participate in the Major League Baseball (MLB) “Wanna Play?” program in an effort to improve the overall fitness of youth.
Posted Jul. 1, 2013, 9:10 am
Local Verizon employees participated in a volunteer day on Friday to improve the state of the Tech Center at Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica’s Mar Vista Gardens Branch.
Posted Jun. 1, 2013, 9:09 am
Sephora Americas announced Friday the launch of “Values Inside Out,” a visionary partnership program matching Sephora stores across America with non-profit organizations in their own communities.
Posted May. 30, 2013, 8:25 am
The Boys and Girls Club of Santa Monica organized a bike-build and giveaway for Club kids on May 20.
Posted Apr. 11, 2013, 10:51 am
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica will introduce a new art and science of photography program for its youth members.
Posted Apr. 4, 2013, 11:17 am
Emmy-Award winning Hollywood director Rob Schiller and World Champion kick-boxer Baxter Humby will play in a Santa Monica charity poker tournament tonight, benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica youth.
Posted Mar. 7, 2013, 11:55 am
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Santa Monica will host an hour-long kick-back session tonight, March 7 featuring a conversation between Cyrus Kabiru, 2013 TED (Technology, Entertainment & Design) Fellow, and Warren Brand, President of Branded Arts and long-time supporter of SMBGC.
Posted Mar. 7, 2013, 8:24 am
Santa Monica teenager Gretchen Galanis and five Los Angeles teens have been named finalists in the annual Boys & Girls Clubs of America – Los Angeles County (LA County Alliance) Youth of the Year competition.
Posted Feb. 2, 2013, 7:58 am
Tickets to The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica's fundraiser "Great Food for a Great Cause" next Saturday, Feb. 9 from 6-9:30 p.m. are selling fast.
Posted Jan. 28, 2013, 12:28 pm
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica (SMBGC) named Gretchen Galanis as its 2012 Youth of the Year (YOY) in front of more than 320 guests at the 45th Annual Youth of the Year Awards Celebration & Banquet on Saturday.
Posted Dec. 21, 2012, 1:22 am
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica held its holiday party on Thursday, Dec. 13. Its members took part in Christmas ornament-making activities, played games, ate delicious holiday treats, and played the ultimate game of dodge ball against employees of the holiday party’s sponsor, Canyon Capital Advisors.