Over 50 teens attended our recent resume writing/interview skills workshop, part of our teen employment and empowerment program, Project L.E.A.D. (Learning, Earning, and Advancing Dreams). Project L.E.A.D. is designed specifically to help teens develop self esteem, workplace skills, and a sense of responsibility by focusing on mentorship, employment, and educational attainment.
Our kids had a great time in the Innovation Lab for a fun Valentine's Day project, digitally designing and printing their own cards. We love showing them new ways to explore their creativity!
Zyair is 12 years old and has been a member at the Red Bank Unit for 7 years. He loves playing outside, especially basketball and football. Besides being a fantastic athlete, Zyair is always looking to help the younger kids at the Club. We are so glad to have Zyair as part of our [...]
Studies show that young people who engage in service do better in school, maintain positive relationships with adults, and avoid risky behaviors. On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, our kids engaged in a variety of service projects, including making sandwiches for those in need at the Jersey Shore Rescue Mission.
Last month our kids were treated to some pretty spectacular holiday parties, all because of you! Special thanks to Johnny Mac House of Spirits, Asbury Park Toy Drive, the Asbury Hotel, Sea Girt Elementary School, Ocean Township High School, iStar, Sarah Church Brady, Tandem Cycle, Gap, Hobbie Corrigan & Bertuccio, Love Thy Neighbor of New Jersey, Marilyn Schlossbach, BARE NECESSITIES, Megan Miller, Pilgrim Baptist Church, [...]
Club members weren't the only ones enjoying holiday cheer last month. Our staff bowled, ate, and laughed for hours at the Asbury Lanes. Everyone had a blast!
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County, Asbury Park Unit Announces… Asbury Park Junior Entrepreneur Training (JET) 2019 program session kicks off on February 2nd. Have you ever had a big idea? Ever held a lemonade stand in your front yard, a car wash in your driveway, or made and sold homemade jewelry to your [...]
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County is proud to announce our 4-star rating on Charity Navigator for fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. "Based on the most recent information available, we have issued a new rating for your organization. We are proud to announce that your organization has earned a 4-star rating. [...]
The Code Blue Coalition provides shelter, food, toiletries, and other services to at-risk individuals when the temperature drops below freezing. Our Red Bank Unit Director, Ebony Holloway, serves on the advisory council for Code Blue, an initiative organized by a long-time Club supporter Reverend Terrence Porter of Pilgrim Baptist Church. On Thursday, November 15th, organizers, community members, and [...]
Red Ribbon Week is the nation's largest and oldest drug prevention campaign, and our kids participated in several awareness-raising activities throughout the week. We were very fortunate to have officers from the Asbury Park Police Department spend some time with us, sharing personal stories about how drugs and their associated violence have impacted our [...]