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Tag: Boys & Girls Culbs of South Puget Sound

Apr
10

GTCF Spark Grant Recipient Tackling “Period Poverty” at Local Schools

Filed Under: Spark Grants,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 10:16am

  Sharon Chambers-Gordon was first exposed to the issue of “Period Poverty” through her own daughter’s experience.  “She was in Middle School when it happened for the first time, and she didn’t have any supplies with her.” Luckily the school nurse had a few sanitary napkins, but the nurse told Sharon it wasn’t something that > Continue Reading

Mar
1

Legacy of HOPE: Celebrating our Youth of the Year

Filed Under: - Posted @ 12:30am

The Boys & Girls Clubs annual event to celebrate the accomplishments of our Youth of the Year candidates and announce the 2019 Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound Youth of the Year who will represent the organization at the state level.

Nov
7

Site Visits: Seeing is Believing

Filed Under: Philanthropy - Posted @ 1:09pm

When Bill and Nancy Smith walked into the new Eastside Community Center at the recent grand opening, they could hardly believe what they were seeing.  “Our perception of what the community center would look like was nothing compared to what was actually built,” said Bill. “The thought and planning that has gone into this facility is > Continue Reading

Sep
7

Community Health Fair Inspires Medical Professionals to Explore School-Based Health Centers

Filed Under: Expanded Learning,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 5:52pm

Getting sports physicals for all five of her children is usually a huge undertaking for Shirley Sagapolu. “We normally go to a free clinic, since the physicals aren’t covered by Medicare,” Sagapolu said, “but they only do two a day so we have to make several trips and take time off work to get all > Continue Reading