Club youth participating in Standing Tall engineering project.
Oceanside, CA (July 7, 2020) - Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) has received a $7,500 grant from San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) to support their STREAMing Ahead program during the summer months. During the temporary Club closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BGCO continued to provide exciting, virtual STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) enrichment to underserved youth each day.
North County Cares Celebrates a Successful Launch Feeding Families Across the County and Supporting Local Restaurants
OCEANSIDE, CA – The Oceanside Chamber, the Vista Chamber and the San Diego North Economic Development Council have been working hard to both feed families across the county and support our local restaurants. The North County Cares program launched last month, with a generous donation of $50,000 from Genentech. With the funds, the Oceanside Chamber and the Vista Chamber will ultimately serve an estimated 1,650 local families and benefit 30 - 35 restaurants each in both Oceanside and Vista.
After a long pause in our resident intake, Solutions for Change just welcomed 15 new families! Their “Serve to Solve” projects support families through specific parts of their Solutions journey.
The North County Food Bank will be hosting their annual Drive Out Hunger Golf Classic at the Shadowridge Golf Club in Vista on July 20th. This event is a great opportunity to bring the community together and have taken every precaution necessary to ensure safety for all attendees. If you're looking to get involved, a business or organization can sponsor a hole for as little as $500 which includes signage, and show their commitment and support to the community. Proceeds from the tournament will go back to North County Food Bank support and COVID relief. We’re still feeding nearly 600,000 people every month, which includes seniors, military, working-poor families, children, and those recently unemployed and furloughed. Learn more below:
SACRAMENTO – The California State Senate today approved Senate Bill 934 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would eliminate filing fees for non-profit organizations applying for a state tax exemption. Senator Bates authored SB 934 in partnership with the Franchise Tax Board (FTB).
Oceanside, CA (June 22, 2020)- Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) has received a $10,000 grant from The Leichtag Foundation to support their emergency food program. BGCO has been providing meals to the community’s youth since May 4th, offering fresh-made lunches and snacks to children under the age of 18. Due to this generous funding, BGCO will continue to provide curbside lunch pick up throughout the summer. Since beginning the program, BGCO has served over 12,000 meals and snacks.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside Receives Genentech Foundation Grant to Support Emergency Food Progra
Oceanside, CA (June 12, 2020)- Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) has receive a $50,000 grant from the Genentech Foundation to support their emergency food program. BGCO has been providing meals to the community’s youth since May 4th, offering fresh-made lunches and snacks to children under the age of 18.BGCO will continue to provide curbside lunch pick up throughout the summer. Since beginning the program, BGCO has served over 10,000 meals and snacks.
The Governor would not allow us to do our annual ceremony so we have come up with a wonderful alternative!
Genentech Donates $50,000 to North County Cares in Support of Local Families and Restaurants Impacted by COVID-19
OCEANSIDE, CA – Genentech is helping North County families and restaurants with a generous donation of $50,000 to the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce Foundation in support of North County Cares. This donation amount will serve an estimated 1,650 local families and will benefit 30 - 35 restaurants in Oceanside and Vista.
Oceanside, CA (April 22, 2020) - Beginning on Monday, May 4th, Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) will offer free, fresh-made lunches and snacks to youth under the age of 18, while the Club is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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We are all in unchartered waters, trying to navigate through a situation that none of us have ever been in before. As you consider the needs and the impact that you can make on the surrounding community, we ask that you stay connected with Solutions for Change and our families:
Since our doors opened in 2016, we’ve been honored to work with non-profit organizations. From annual fundraising events to volunteer events to everyday operations, we’ve been inspired by the work of our local non-profit community. That’s why today we are excited to announce a new program that offers 20% off in all our printing, marketing, and signage services to all non-profits in San Diego.
The San Diego Food Bank urgently requests your continued support now more than ever. The needs of the populations we serve are growing. Our fellow San Diego seniors, children, working families and members of our military will face economic hardship as a result of layoffs, school closures and health issues. We are currently serving over 350,000 San Diegans per month. These numbers will rapidly increase over the next few weeks and months. Our distribution lines will become longer and our resources will be maxed.
Oceanside, CA – Studio Ace is holding its first Art Contest with a grand prize worth $1200. This contest is open to ages 12-17. 25 winners will be entered into an exhibition at Studio ACE Community Gallery where the public will decide the Grand Prize!
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside Invites Local Restaurants to Participate in 5th Annual Cuisine for Kids Event
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) is looking for local restaurants to participate in our 5th Annual Cuisine for Kids fundraising celebration on Thursday, March 5th, 2020. This event is our official kick-off for our Annual Giving Campaign. We will offer the best food, wine and beer North County has to offer and invite local restaurants to partner with us by serving samples
Oceanside, CA (DECEMBER, 2019) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) is pleased to announce that it has received a $20,000 grant from the Walter J. & Betty C. Zable Foundation. Grant funds will be used to support the Club’s enriching after school programs and out-of-school-time camps.
Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside Granted $25,000 by Rite Aid Foundation KidCents to Promote Healthy Lifestyles
Oceanside, CA (January 2020) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) has received a $25,000 grant from Rite Aid Foundation KidsCents to support their Culinary Arts program. Last year, Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside completed a state-of-the-art commercial Culinary Arts Teaching Kitchen. Housed in the new Center for Innovation, this kitchen enables BGCO to serve freshly prepared meals onsite as well as teach cooking classes, giving youth hands-on experience with nutritious, healthy cooking. Through the Culinary Arts program, youth learn about kitchen safety, basic cooking skills and the importance of a well-balanced diet.
Oceanside, CA (DECEMBER, 2019) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) received $1,000 from The Union Bank Foundation to grow and expand the STREAMing Ahead Program.
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Oceanside, CA (September 2019) – On September 19 Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) held a Grand Re-Opening for their new Cox Tech Center! Cox Communications awarded BGCO with a $15,000 grant to transform their outdated teen building into a new Cox Tech Center complete with 10 brand new laptops, two digital cameras and podcast equipment.
The proceeds from the golf tournament will be used by Post 760 to support the needs of veterans and others in the community! Register today!
Oceanside, CA, September 6, 2019 – Studio ACE announces its September line-up of classes for Adults. You can register for all classes on studioace.org; call 760-730-5203 or stop by Studio ACE at 3861 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92058. The Studio is located next to the Mission Branch of the Oceanside Library.
Oceanside, CA, September 6, 2019 – Studio ACE announces its September line-up of classes for children. You can register for all classes on studioace.org, call 760-730-5203 or stop by Studio ACE at 3861 Mission Avenue, Oceanside, CA 92058. The Studio is located next to the Mission Branch of the Oceanside Library.
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