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Community Partners Make Club Members’ Holiday Bright

GL Homes and Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s annual holiday gift drive was a success, thanks to the strong support of our community partners! During the month-long drive, community partners  tirelessly collected toys and gifts to ensure Club members had a special and memorable holiday. Each Club member received at least one toy and  enjoyed a festive holiday celebration at their Club.

With new economic pressures due to inflation, many local families could not afford to provide their children with gifts for the holidays. Currently, 95% of Club members live at or below the federal poverty level and the gift they received from the Club may have been the only one they got this holiday season.

 

Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club members with their toy from the Christopher Aguirre Foundation

This year, a wide variety of gifts were donated; barbie dolls, coloring sets, and bracelet kits to remote control cars, sports balls, skateboards, and scooters were gathered to ensure that every Club member got something they would enjoy. Typically, teens  are often overlooked during  holiday gift drives, but not at the Clubs. Items such as headphones, speakers, slippers, and gift cards poured in for Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County teen members, making it a holiday to remember for every Club member age 6-18.

“It was truly amazing to see the overwhelming amount of support from our community this holiday season,” said Grace Madden, Marketing Manager for Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County. “Thank you to every community partner. Without your support this would not have been possible!”

 

Thank you 2022 Holiday Gift Drive Participants!

GL Homes

The Breakers

Ed Morse

Maschmeyer Concrete

Suffolk Construction

Riverwalk HOA

The Starboard Group at Coldwell Banker

Tenet Health

Starbucks

Salon Sora

Seacoast Bank

Ground Control Martial Arts

Senior Posse Inc.

Rocking Horse Foundation

Spirit of Giving

Office Depot

Boca West Foundation

Yougivegoods.com

Junior League of Palm Beaches

Christopher Aguirre Memorial Foundation

Justin Thomas Foundation

Madyson at Palm Beach Gardens

JB Lewis Carpets

La Fontana Apartments/Castle Group

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