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Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Receives continued support from First Nonprofit Foundation

HILTON HEAD ISLAND Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island will have a new gym floor thanks to a new $55,000 grant.

The donation, from First Nonprofit Foundation in Hummelstown, Pa., is an opportunity to revitalize the look of our gym to be more inviting to our club members. “This is not just a gym floor it’s a foundation for sports, recreational activities and a place where all of our members come together to celebrate the Boys & Girls Club’s mission,” said Kim Likins, Unite Director of the BGC of Hilton Head.

The BGC of Hilton Head Island is a community based club that provides young people with a fun, safe and constructive environment. The club serves its members with after-school educational and enrichment activities during the school year. Full day activities are offered during school breaks and the summer.

First Nonprofit Foundation is a private, grant-making organization that provides grants to various nonprofit projects and organizations in the United States.  The BGC of Hilton Head has received a total of $140,000 in grant funding from the First Nonprofit Foundation.  Likins stated, “Support from organizations like the First Nonprofit Foundation is crucial to the surviving and success of clubs such as ours, our hearts are truly touched by the continued support.”

About Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry
For more than thirty-two years, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry has enabled young people in need to be productive, caring, responsible citizens.  Today seven clubs serve 9,814 young people annually through Club membership and outreach.  Clubs are located in Bluffton, Hilton Head, Northern Beaufort County and Jasper County.  They provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun, friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours.  Priority programs emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.  In a national Harris Survey of Boys & Girls Clubs alumni, 54 percent said the Club saved their lives.  Learn more at http://www.bgclowcountry.org and https://www.facebook.com/boysandgirlsclubofthelowcountry.