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Retailers Team Up to Support Boys & Girls Clubs of America During Holiday Season

ATLANTANov. 1, 2018 -  This holiday season, retailers are rallying around Boys & Girls Clubs of America to support the organization who serves 4 million kids and teens during the after-school and summer time.  Seven partners will donate and encourage their customers to give back to the non-profit now through December 31, 2018. Today, 4,400 Boys & Girls Clubs serve all kids and teens, especially the ones that need it most. With the organization's vast reach to impact and enable youth to achieve a great future, there is an estimated 16 million Club alumni living today. In a study of Club alumni, more than half (54 percent) said their Boys & Girls Club saved their life.

Companies supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of America this holiday season include:

Old Navy
Nov. 23, 2018
This Black Friday, for every $1 pair of Cozy Socks sold in Old Navy stores, Old Navy will donate $1 to Boys & Girls Clubs, up to $1 million dollars!

Neiman Marcus
Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, 2018
Neiman Marcus is a proud partner of Boys & Girls Clubs of America Holiday Campaign by supporting arts education and programming at local Clubs this holiday season.

The Coca-Cola Company
Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2018
Family Dollar and Coca-Cola are teaming up with Boys & Girls Clubs to make a difference in your community.  When you buy participating Coca-Cola products at your Family Dollar, Coca-Cola and Family Dollar will donate 15% of purchases, up to ONE MILLION DOLLARS, to Boys & Girls Clubs.  

Family Dollar
Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, 2018
Give the gift of a great future with the purchase of a gift bag designed by Boys & Girls Club kids, with net proceeds to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Customers purchasing Family Dollar holiday-themed gift cards support the company's seasonal donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Forever 21
Nov. 2 – Dec. 24, 2018
For every Ugly Sweater Collection item sold from Nov. 2 – Dec. 24$1 will be donated to Boys & Girls Clubs of America, with a minimum donation of $25,000. Maximum donation of $100,000.

Buffalo Wild Wings
Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2018
Give the gift of Buffalo Wild Wings' signature sauce or dry seasonings this holiday season. Choose from 21 mouth-watering options with flavor sensations ranging from Sweet BBQ™ to Blazin'®, and $1 from every bottle sold bottle sold supports Boys & Girls Clubs of America's ALL STARS sports program.

Cedar Fair
Nov. 23 – Dec .31, 2018
Tickets sold during Winterfest events in select parks, beginning on Nov. 23, 2018 and ending on Dec. 31, 2018, will give guests an option to donate $5 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America during online checkout. Guests will also have the option to donate in person at participating Cedar Fair, L.P. Parks through coin collection boxes during Winterfest with 100% of the proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

For more details on the incredible partners that support Boys & Girls Clubs of America's holiday programs and how to participate, visit bgca.org.

"This holiday season, we're grateful to our corporate partners who give generously to champion the potential in every young person at Boys & Girls Clubs," said Julie Teer, chief development and public affairs officer at Boys & Girls Clubs of America. "Thank you also to the thousands of customers, including many Boys & Girls Club alumni, who will donate this holiday season. With your help, Boys & Girls Clubs help close the opportunity gap that exists for so many kids today – supporting and enabling impactful opportunities to the future problem-solvers, innovators, and leaders who will shape our world."

No matter the season, Boys & Girls Clubs of America encourages everyone to engage in community service and giving. Visit bgca.org to learn more about how to give back throughout the holidays and the rest of the year.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of America
For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (bgca.org) has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, 4,400 Clubs serve 4 million young people through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native lands throughout the country, and serve military families in Boys & Girls Clubs of America-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. Learn more at Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Facebook and Twitter.

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