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 [...]
Afternoons at the Club begin with Power Hour--structured time for every child to focus on homework with the support of trained, caring staff. Our kids get to go "shopping" in our Power Hour Reward Store when they've earned enough homework points! Learn more about our club programs here.
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!
Please join us Wednesday, November 14th for our annual awards ceremony at Watermark! Enjoy passed hors-d'oeuvres, desserts, beer, and wine as we recognize and celebrate the achievements of some of our greatest supporters. Tickets available here.
At the Club, career preparation is one of our core focus areas. By hiring junior staff, we help teens not only get ready for career success but also develop a strong sense of civic responsibility and a lifelong commitment to serving others. Our junior staffers develop interpersonal skills, a strong work ethic, and a sense of community [...]
Meet our newest board member, Deborah Smith! Deborah is an entrepreneur, author, and social media marketing and content development specialist whose talents will be an enormous asset to our organization. You can learn more about Deborah here... you'll quickly see why we are so excited to have her on our team!
We just wrapped up our fourth year of "Diplomas to Degrees" in the Freehold Regional High School District (pictured above). This college-readiness program helps students achieve high school success and navigate the world of financial aid, college applications, and college acceptance. 55 students ages 14 to 17 attended the four-week program, where they gained [...]
Character and leadership development is one of our five core program areas, and we work to empower our members to positively influence their Club and their community. According to studies by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, 92% of members try to help when they see someone in need, and 84% believe they [...]
We anticipate our largest summer camp to date this year, with an expected 175 kids in Asbury Park and another 70 kids in Red Bank. Thanks to a generous donation from the Jules L. Plangere, Jr. Family Foundation, full scholarships will be available for many of our campers. Camp at the Club includes breakfast and [...]