“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.”
It certainly is that time of year again when parents start rushing around with their school supply lists in hand. I myself am always looking for a bargain because some of these lists can be quite particular about brands and extensive. For some families coming up with school supplies can be a struggle financially. Not everyone knows how to bargain shop or even have the time it takes to hunt for a great deal. Many children are in need every year of new backpacks, lunch boxes, shoes and clothes in addition to the supply list. Many schools and local area community action centers run drives in order to help those families. Well, now you can help too and not even leave your home.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) has partnered with Disney and launched an online supply drive. When you visit the BGCA site you can take part in a pop quiz. When you answer 5 questions correctly Disney will donate a supply kit to club kids. They are looking to donate up to 40,000 kits! I just played the game myself and even though I got a few wrong they let me keep playing till I had enough right answers to earn a donation. I also learned a quiet a few things while taking this quiz. One fact I didn’t know was that BGCA members have included Oscar winners, Olympic medalists, and many more influential personalities.
Each year 1 million students fail to graduate school. In these times it’s more important than ever to support our schools and organizations such as BGCA. They offer students that have no place to go after-school activities, mentoring and academic help. Plus the website has helpful information as you get ready for back to school. The BGCA is part of my families history as well. You can read about my connection HERE and how my brother’s dream of attending an Ivy League school was made possible in part by BGCA.
Is there a BGCA in your area? Do you have experience with the club? I’d love to hear about it!
Don’t forget to stop BGCA online and play to donate with Disney!