The Ellettsville 10 for 10 Campaign | $10K for 10 Years

The Ellettsville 10 for 10 Campaign | $10K for 10 Years

From Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington

On April 13, 2009, the Ellettsville Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington opened its doors to serve youth of the Ellettsville Community. Help us celebrate the 10th anniversary by participating in this campaign!!

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The Ellettsville 10 for 10 Campaign to raise $10,000 to celebrate 10 years serving youth at the Boys & Girls Club in the Ellettsville community. The 10 for 10 Campaign officially launched Friday, April 26, 2019, to raise funds to support crucial programming at the Ellettsville Club. As we celebrate this incredible 10 year milestone, we invite the Ellettsville and Bloomington communities to join in to honor the past 10 years and welcome a new decade full of opportunity for the kids we serve each and every day! 

The Ellettsville 10 for 10 Campaign is being powered by Smithville Fiber. As a valued member of the community, Smithville Fiber has generously pledged $5,000 to MATCH all gifts - meaning that with every donation, Smithville Fiber will double it! 

OUR HISTORY...

While the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington had been serving youth since 1956, the idea started forming in early-2007 that Ellettsville needed a safe destination for kids as well. The Youth & Community Center of Monroe County (YCCMC) was first conceived in October of 2007, and officially opened its doors to kids on April 13, 2009. Nearly 100 kids were registered in the first operating year. 

Over the next year, the YCCMC evolved into the Ellettsville Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington and has seen tremendous growth in both membership and daily attendance ever since! 

For more information on the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington, please visit our website: click here

WHAT WE DO...

The Club serves the community in two key areas: after-school programming for all area children ages 6-18, and as a provider of school-break camps year-round! 

With an annual membership of only $20.00, nearly 460 kids of the Ellettsville Community are currently registered with the Ellettsville Club! 

The Ellettsville Club offers quality, research-based programming in a safe environment and is run by a caring, talented and professionally-trained staff. 

HOW YOU CAN HELP...

For this campaign, there are three primary ways you can help us reach $10,000 by Friday, July 5th (10 weeks):

--> DONATE: Make donation on this Fundly page. Remember that your donation will be matched by Smithville Fiber! 

--> SPREAD THE WORD: After you donate, tell your family, friends and colleagues about this unique campaign, and encourage them to participate as well! Any donation will help us continue to enrich the lives of kids in the Ellettsville Community! 

--> SHARE YOUR STORY: Go on your preferred Social Media channel (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and share your "When I Was 10" story! Where were you and what was life like for you when you had just turned 10 years old? Let us know - share your story by using the campaign's official hashtag #WhenIWas10. Have a story directly related to the Ellettsville Club? WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Email us your Club-related stories to swilkinson@bgcbloomington.org

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington serves to empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as caring, productive and responsible citizens.

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