Mission Moments

MISSION MOMENTS
Impact Stories of the BGCGSD

The Holidays Are Special At The Clubs

With 71% of our members coming from low-income families, the holidays are not always a happy time. Money is tight and there is often not enough for presents and special holiday meals. Thanks to our supporters, we are able to bring some holiday magic and joy to our members and thier families.
 
100 Families were provided Thanksgiving dinner baskets
3,000 Gifts were collected through toy drives
40 Families were adopted for the holidays
200 Members went "Shopping With a Jock" at Target
100 Bikes were donated to the Clubs for our members
17 Local businesses hosted toy drives for the Clubs 

Thank you to everyone who supported and participated!
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    The 4S Ranch Branch held their annual Turkey Trot event before Thanksgiving.

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    Ramona Branch Turkey Bowl winners received a holiday meal.

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    The Sulpizio Family Branch hosted a Friendsgiving Lunch.

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    NFL Hall of Famer & BGC friend Andre Reed provided several Oakes Branch families with holiday food baskets.

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    Ramona Branch members show off their Thanksgiving arts & crafts skills.

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    Club families were adopted for the holidays by generous individuals and companies, like Kristine & Angel.

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    Viejas team members donated over 2,000 toys to the Clubs for the holidays!

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    Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina hosted a toy drive for the Clubs!

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    Ron Roberts Family Branch Holiday Party

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    A happy member at the Ron Roberts Family Branch Holiday Party.

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    Members took part in seven arts & craft stations at the Holiday Party.

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    Viejas staff members helped wrap toys for the kids at the wrapping party.

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    Celebrity Nick Cannon surprised an Oakes Branch family with much needed gifts.

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    As part of our 12 Days of Giving, the Ruiz family received a new refrigerator & stove.

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    Cox Communications employees purchased items to stock the new refrigerator.

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    LPL Financial was one of 17 businesses that hosted a toy drive for the Clubs.

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    Edible holiday arts & crafts are always fun to make and then eat!

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    The 100 donated bikes will allow members to own their first-ever bike.

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    100 members were able to spend $100 on gifts for their families at Shop With A Jock.

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    Members shopped with Chargers, Padres, Aztecs & other sport stars.

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    Two Oakes Branch members, a brother & sister, were adopted for the holidays and presented with their gifts.

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    Santa delivers a gift to an Oakes Branch member at their holiday party.

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    Staff members like Mary & Chris are always smiles during the holidays!

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Club members, alumni, and staff make a difference every day. Your support of the BGCGSD helps us change the lives of over 22,000 youth! 
 
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