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 [...]
On Wednesday, November 14th, our staff, board members, volunteers, and guests enjoyed a beautiful evening at Watermark in Asbury Park to celebrate the Great Futures Awards. Congratulations again to our honorees Tim Hearne, Susan Brundage, Lunch Break, and Fredric Lavinthal. Big thank you to our sponsors New Jersey Natural Gas, Chiesa, Shahinian & Giantomasi [...]
Never been to a Most Unusual Evening? Expect the unexpected when you arrive at the Asbury Lanes on March 9th. Our biggest fundraiser of the year does NOT disappoint, and this year's carnival freakshow theme will provide plenty to marvel at! Check back for more information coming soon to BGCMonmouth.org.
Super Middleweight Junior Younan spent some time with our kids at the Asbury Park Unit, sharing his principles of success and encouraging our members to stand up to bullying and avoid gangs and drugs. They were captivated and inspired...thank you!
Fall is in full swing at the Club! Our kids are having a blast painting pumpkins and decorating the classroom doors, but they are most looking forward to the Halloween party, costume contest, and Trunk or Treat at the end of the month!
During teen nights in the month of October, our members have been participating in open gym workouts--some just for our female members, others focusing on skills like dribbling and passing. We are ending the month we three in-house tournaments: 3-on-3, 5-on-5, and Skills Challenge. It's inspiring watching our kids work so hard to improve!
Big thanks to the Asbury Park Police Department for hosting an ice cream social for our kids. You made their transition back to the school year much more palatable!
On Saturday, September 8th we hosted a block party for the community at our Asbury Park Unit on Monroe Ave. It was a blast! The food, bounce house, games, open swim time in the pool, DJ, and skateboard giveaways all made it a party to remember. Thank you to Fulfill, Coastal Habitat for Humanity, Boards [...]