How You Can Help
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse receive funding from a variety of community agencies and individuals. There are many ways you can give to the Club in including:
Any way you want to contribute to the Clubs will be welcomed and our staff will work with you to tailor a plan of your giving needs and preferences. Please contact the Development Team with any questions or if you would like to give. Thank you for wanting to make a difference in the lives of our youth.
Memorials, Bequests and Planned Giving
Do you have appreciated stock or appreciated land assets? Are you preparing a will or financial planning for your retirement? If so, ask your financial advisor about ways you can do this and make a lasting legacy gift to the Clubs or make a contribution to the Clubs go even further under current tax laws. Please consult your financial advisor, for additional information please contact the Club’s Development Office.
Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities
This summer golf tournament takes place at one of Syracuse’s most inviting courses. The Klubhouse Klassic is a wonderful opportunity for corporations to gain visibility while enjoying a day on the green.
BIDS FOR KIDS AUCTION
For over 32 years the annual silent and live auctions have been primary fundraisers for the Boys & Girls Clubs. This annual gala welcomes over 300 businesses and community leaders to attend and bid for items.
YOUTH OF THE YEAR
Boys & Girls Clubs of America's premier youth recognition program promotes and celebrates Club members' service to the Club, community and family; academic performance; spiritual values; life goals, poise and public speaking ability. The Youth of the Year program is most effective when used as a year-round tool for fostering young people's personal growth and leadership qualities. Local Clubs recognize Youths of the Month and select a Youth of the Year, who then participates in a state competition. State winners participate in regional competition. Five regional winners receive a $5,000 scholarship and an opportunity to compete on the national level. The National Youth of the Year receives an additional $10,000 scholarship and an official installation as Youth of the Year by the President of the United States.
HOOPS FOR HOPE DINNER
Since 2001 the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse is proud to host the Annual Hoops for Hope Dinner to benefit area Clubs. The dinner is held in the fall at the beginning of the college basketball season. It is a wonderful opportunity for our corporate partners to get a glimpse of how their investment in the Boys & Girls Clubs is making a difference. The presence of the Syracuse University men's basketball team, and Coach Jim Boeheim makes this event a thrill for all in attendance, kids and adult SU fans alike.
Corporate & Foundation Giving
Corporate sponsorship benefits through the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse offer your company the highest level of recognition for contributions. Corporate giving is an excellent way to enhance your company's visibility in the community by aligning it with an organization that promotes and enhances the development of the youth of
If your company or company's foundation can only fund specific types of programs, we can provide a specific proposal tailored to your organization's interests. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse offers youth in the
Syracuse area diverse programming to help them become productive, responsible and caring citizens. We offer programs to youth age 6-19 that fall within five core areas:
Education & Career Development
Character & Leadership Development
Health and Life Skills
Sports, Fitness & Recreation
Please review our brochures and let us know if any of our organization or any of our programs qualifies for funding from your business or business foundation.
Interested in Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities? Call at 315-579-1100
You can give back and help change the path of a youth in Syracuse by volunteering your time, it just takes one.
For more information about volunteering at the clubs, see our Volunteer Information page.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse has partnered with www.igive.com to provide an opportunity for people to earn money for charities that they support while shopping on-line with hundreds of stores including Staples, Sports Authority, Sears, Ralph Lauren, Petco, Nike, Macy's, Kohl's, Gap, Finish Line and more than 600 participating stores. No increased prices, fees, shipping costs. Just sign up and select the Boys & Girls Clubs of Syracuse as your charity and just shop! It is that easy. Join today and when you make your first purchase, the Clubs will make $5!
Want to donate to the Clubs, but don't have the ability to give cash? The Clubs rely heavily on the generosity of the community in providing in-kind gifts and services to help benefit our Clubs and the youth who use them. From computers to furniture, to used Playstation games and free snow shoveling services for the Clubs, anything donated can help save the Clubs money and help the kids. If you are interested in donating, please contact Christina Adams at 579-1100.