Make A Difference

 

There are many ways to provide support to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fresno County. Whether you donate your time, your professional skills, an auction item, a car or provide a financial gift, your commitment to our organization allows us to continue to serve over 13,000 kids within our 17 Clubs each year. Thank you for your involvement with Boys & Girls Clubs.

 

Annual Campaign

Annual Campaign is our annual giving campaign designated for our general program costs. The money is used to run our 22 Clubs. Many individuals and local companies make a charitable contribution to our organization every year because they believe that Boys & Girls Clubs make a positive difference in our community. To sponsor one child in our programs for a year. It costs only $300. Please consider making a gift and helping us offer hope to the children in our community. To send a contribution in the mail, please send it to:

Annual Campaign
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF FRESNO COUNTY
540 NORTH AUGUSTA
FRESNO, CA 93701

 

Become a Club Volunteer

The Clubs always have a need for caring community minded people to share their talents, skills and positive outlook on life. Some of the areas we need volunteers are:

Homework Assistance
Sports & Recreation
Technology
Fine Arts
Mentoring
Referees & Coaches
Cooking
Outdoor & Environmental Education
Games & Activities
Special Events

Individuals interested in becoming a volunteer at one of our 17 Clubs are required to go through a background check and screening process. This process will give you an idea of how the Club functions and it will also help us learn a little about you and your reasons for becoming a volunteer. To start making a difference in the lives of children, please call (559) 266-3117 or come by our administrative offices located at 540 N. Augusta, Fresno, CA 93701 or fill out our Volunteer Application.

To begin the application process, please:

  • Fill out the volunteer application form, and return it in person to our administrative offices at 540 N. Augusta, Fresno, CA 93701.
  • Take a tour of the facility where you would like to volunteer. You will learn about the various programs and the daily schedules will be explained to you. In addition, you will have an opportunity to meet some of the members.
  • A short interview with our Unit Director or Program Director will provide you an opportunity to ask questions and determine what availability you have.

To find out further information or if you have questions please call Joanne Calhoun, our volunteer coordinator at 559-266-3117 or contact our office


Become a Committee Volunteer

If you enjoy planning special events and want to help our organization in a special fundraising event then we welcome you to participate in the planning and implementation of a special event. Below is a listing of some of the events that we hold each year.

  • City County All Star Football Game
    This 60th Annual event will be held in June of 2017, Kickoff is at 7:30 at Clovis High School Lamonica Stadium. For this event we need volunteers to help with set-up, program sales, concessions and clean-up.For information on how you can help and to sign up as a volunteer, please call Fritz Lauritzen, Greater Fresno Optimists at (559) 696-3611 or visit our website www.fccallstars.com.

Donate an auction item to our Stepping Out for Kids Dinner

Each year, a committee of volunteers put on a dinner and auction fundraiser and we need a minimum of 200 items to feature in our auction. If you can help these volunteers by donating an item or service to be featured in the silent or live auction, it would be greatly appreciated. We always have a need for many types of items, including:

Dining Certificates
Fine Art & Jewelry
Children’s Items
Spa Treatments & Pampering

Travel Packages & Lodging
Professional Sporting Event Tickets
Collectibles & Antique Furniture
Sports Memorabilia

Concert, Philharmonic or Theater Tickets
Golf Equipment & Free Play
Fine Apparel Certificates
Home Decorating Items

Items can be accepted year round and we welcome any suggestions or referrals on how to acquire a sensational item.