The Boys & Girls Clubs (BGC) of El Paso has partnered with five different organizations this year to ensure that over 200 children will have a brighter Christmas and there will be gifts under the tree.
BGC officials announced Sunday that five organizations came together to ensure children of the Boys & Girls Clubs of El Paso and their siblings will receive Christmas gifts. The Tennis Angels, Eastside Animal Clinic the El Paso Community Foundation in conjunction with the Hospitals of Providence, and Toys for Tots have made sure children will receive toys, needed school supplies, clothes and shoes.
“This year has been difficult for many families as our community faced additional struggles brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic. Our partners have made sure over 200 children will have a reason to smile on Christmas Day,” says CEO Tony Tomasheski.
“The opportunity to serve our community at Christmas through the Boys & Girls Clubs of El Paso brings us immeasurable joy and completes our holiday season, we look forward to the summer and seeing the kids on the courts,” says Tennis Angel Veronica Dayoub
The BGC of El Paso offers after-school programs at nine sites in the region, serving more than 1,400 students from Clint to Canutillo. There is no charge to enroll in any of the school-based locations, which help students succeed academically while developing leadership and life skills.
The BGC of El Paso has sites at Clendenin, Crosby, Hughey, Lee, and Whitaker elementary schools, as well as locations at Club Petty, Canutillo Elementary School, Sageland Elementary and Club Janacek at Montana Vista Elementary.