Volunteering With The Boys And Girls Club Of America

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In todays society there are many things that people can be involved in. One is volunteering. Local organizations around my community are always looking for people to come in and help volunteer with the young and the old. A local Boys and Girls club is one that I volunteer at when ever I get a chance to. Volunteering with the Boys and Girls Club has allowed me to help the boys and girls to have a safe place to come learn and grow while having fun. It is a place where young people can come and know someone cares about them. Volunteering makes a difference in the lives of boys and girls in the community. (Volunteer1) Volunteering with the Boys & Girls Club has taught me more about the organization, what a volunteer does, and what I can learn from volunteering. In 1860 the Boys and Girls Club of America has its beginning with three women in Hartford, Conn. : Mary Goodwin, Alice Goodwin, and Elizabeth Hammersley founded it. A cause was born. (OurHistory1) The initial start of the club was just intended for boys and over time the girls in the community became apart of the cause and then in 1990 the name was changed into the Boys and Girls Club. This organization is non-profit, and all of the proceeds are raised to enable all young people, especially who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, carrying, responsible citizens. (MissionStatement1) In every community, boys and girls are left to find their own recreation and companionship in the streets. An

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