The Door County Community Foundation has awarded Boys and Girls Club of Door County a Sustainability Grant from the Children and Youth Fund, the John and Nell Herlache Community Impact Fund, the Ruth & Hartley Barker Memorial Fund, and the Callsen Family Fund. This grant will be used to purchase supplies to assist the Boys and Girls Club in running their academic programming.
Every year the Boys & Girls Club of Door County has nearly 500 youth pass through its doors and between 180-200 every day. The Club works to provide programming to each of these children in order to help them achieve academic success, live healthier lives, and build good character and citizenship. With all of this activity going on, the Club uses a large amount of consumable supplies.
“The Boys and Girls Club of Door County is a safe positive place for the children in our community,” said Bill Boettcher, Board Member of the Door County Community Foundation. “They are consistently implementing programs that truly make a difference in the lives of the children they are serving.”
From left to right: Julie Davis, Chief Executive Officer of the Boys and Girls Club of Door County and Bill Boettcher, Board Member of the Door County Community Foundation.
The mission of the Boys and Girls Club of Door County in to inspire all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Club provides a safe environment both physically and emotionally with structure and clearly defined acceptable behaviors.
For more information about the Boy and Girls Club of Door County, please visit www.bgcdoorcounty.org or call 920.818.1046.
The Door County Community Foundation’s Sustainability Grants program distributes grant dollars from funds such as the Arts Fund, Children & Youth Fund, Education Fund, Green Fund, Health & Human Needs Fund, Healthy Water Fund, Historic Preservation Fund, and the Women’s Fund.
For more information about the Community Foundation’s services and various grant programs, please visit www.GiveDoorCounty.org.
The Door County Community Foundation, Inc. is a collection of separate charitable funds set up by individuals, families, non-profit organizations, private foundations and businesses that are managed, invested and disbursed for the current and future good of Door County. The Foundation was launched in 1999 and currently administers more than $17 million in charitable assets.