Boys & Girls Club continue to serve community amid coronavirus pandemic

Posted at 9:54 AM, Apr 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-04 10:54:15-04

MILWAUKEE — With the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee has suspended their in-person programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization still continues to serve the Milwaukee area through educational materials.

“It is vitally important to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee that we help fill the access-to-education gap that is the reality for our Club Kids. To that measure, the Clubs have developed and launched hundreds of hours of online virtual programming to support students’ academic needs,” said President and CEO Kathy Thornton-Bias in a press release.

The online portals name is, Clubs@Home. A few things the online portal covers: arts, health and sports.

Since the start of the pandemic, the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee has distributed 15,000 meals, 3,500 puzzles and toys and almost 1,000 books.

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