Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the national organization affiliated with Boys & Girls Clubs of El Paso, has committed one of its top executive leaders, Duane Hinshaw, to serve as interim CEO until a new one can be identified.
“We are committed to be here, in El Paso, to find the best fit for new leadership for the Club, to build and improve how we serve the kids who need us most. When identified and hired, we will work closely with new leadership and Board to build a long-term plan that supports El Paso’s kids and families which depend on the Club,” said Duane Hinshaw, vice president with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and interim CEO for Boys & Girls Clubs of El Paso. “The Club’s financial standing is stable and we look forward to welcoming new donors and partners as we build even more great futures for El Paso’s youth.”
The Club organization, which serves 7,000 kids annually and teens annually in the community at four Clubhouses, has worked closely with Boys & Girls Club Foundation and the PDN Foundation to better position the organization to serve the community.
Already in 2017 the Boys & Girls Clubs of El Paso has received over $180,000 in new grant commitments/funds with an additional $60,000 in local contributions, and is leveraging a new strategies to strengthen the Club’s financial position.
Boys & Girls Clubs of El Paso’s four Clubhouses operating throughout El Paso provide programs and activities that help kids and teens reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Boys & Girls Club facilities include a range of spaces for kids to learn, play and grow during critical out-of-school hours, from technology labs to social recreation area.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of El Paso is open to all youth ages 6-18 and has a special focus on children and teens from challenging or disadvantaged circumstances. Clubs reach out to children in need, giving them support, guidance and hope for the future. Clubs also keep membership fees low a $12.00 a year and do not turn kids away because of an inability to pay.