News and Updates

  • 2019 Annual Report

    The Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley (BGCNV) is pleased to share our 2019 Annual Report with you. Through the most challenging of circumstances, BGCNV continues to fulfill its promise to provide high-quality youth development experiences with evidence-based strategies for local youth. 2019 was a year marked by resilience and recovery. Post Camp Fire, your support gave BGCNV the needed resources to care for local youth to get them back on track and adjusting to their new “normal.” We expanded our services to include case management and continued to provide essential support for our community and the kids and teens who need us most. We are honored to be entering our 25th year of changing and saving the lives of local youth. Through economic crises, tragedies and natural disasters, BGCNV continues to adapt and evolve to support kids and families. Your generosity ensures that we can continue to do whatever it takes to put kids first.
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  • Covid-19 Response – Rising to the Challenge

    We will never change what we do, sometimes we just have to change how we get it done. Through thick or thin Boys & Girls Clubs rises to the challenges and comes together to make the impossible possible! Because of your support our staff have been able to quickly mobilize and respond in the various phases mapped out here. Moving forward we will continue to adapt to the ever-changing rules and regulations and do whatever it takes to put kids first.
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  • 2020 Spring Positive Connections

    As a community we continue to be stretched and challenged in ways we could have never imagined. Your generosity has ensured that we can continue to put kids first during these unprecedented times. Our Spring issue of The Positive Connection newsletter highlights the incredible Boys & Girls Club programs and services that change local kids’ lives. You will learn more about: our Hamilton Club Space Makeover, how we are Planning for Our Future, what our team has done to Respond During This Crisis and ways you can continue to Care for Our Programs.  Because of your unwavering support, we have been able to stay committed to doing whatever it takes to support kids and families that need us most.Rashell Brobst, Chief Executive Officer
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  • 2020 New Beginnings

    As we enter our 25th year of changing and saving local kids’ lives, we are uniquely positioned to address their unprecedented needs in our region. BGCNV is fulfilling its promise to provide high-quality youth development experiences with evidence-based strategies for all youth that enter our Clubs. Click to view our 2020 New Beginnings.
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  • The Positive Connections Winter 2019

    Our Winter Positive Connection Newsletter highlights the incredible programs that change local kids lives. Thanks to your generosity we are helping our Club members and their families recover and rebuild. We are thrilled to share these stories: Our Return to Paradise, how we are a part of A Greater Club Family, Clubs are Addressing the Opioid Crisis, Helping Our Families Recover and the special partnership we have with Old Navy Taking the Next Generation to Another Level.
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  • 2018 Annual Report

      The Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley is pleased to share our 2018 Annual Report with you. Your investment in our work has ensured that our Clubs are, and will continue to be, a safe place for more than 2,000 local youth. 2018 was a pivotal year for our organization and community. In November, the Camp Fire devastated the Town of Paradise and neighboring Ridge communities. Three of our Club sites were destroyed, and more than 500 Club members, 22 staff and 11 Board Members were displaced by the fire. Thanks to your support, we were able to immediately respond to our families’ needs. We will continue to rebuild our programs and services, and are committed to the long-term healing of our community. As we face so many unknowns and the future together, your gifts allow us to remain focused on putting kids first and addressing their ever-changing needs as they arise. Thanks to your continued support we are able replace and rebuild our programs and services to do whatever it takes to invest in the safety and protection of the youth we serve. 
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  • Rebuilding Hope

    After 8 months, we would like to share how your support has given the Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley the needed resources to care for local youth to get them back on track and adjusting to their new “normal”. Click to find out how we are Rebuilding Hope.
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  • Phoenix Club Ribbon Cutting

    Please join us on May 22nd for our Phoenix Club Ribbon Cutting Before the Camp Fire struck, there were five BGCNV sites in Paradise. Three of five Paradise BGCNV sites embedded at elementary schools were destroyed. We adjusted our programs rapidly to follow our partnership with Paradise Unified School District to create temporary Clubs and increase membership in our two Chico Clubs. The greatest unmet need has been in Chico until we can rebuild in Paradise. The Phoenix Club will expand our ability to be a trauma responsive care program with a focus on resiliency for up to 150+ additional Paradise and Magalia displaced youth.
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  • The Positive Connection: Spring 2019

    “The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.” Albert Schweitzer Our Spring Positive Connection Newsletter is a celebration of the wonderful work we have been able to do because of your generosity. We are helping our Club members and their families heal and giving them the support they need to move forward. Please enjoy these stories: A parent testimonial that we are More Than an Afterschool Program, a highlight of how we are Going Where the Kids Are to serve Paradise youth, celebrating the success of our annual Paradise Cook-Off,and the opening of our new Phoenix Club.
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  • Update: How we are helping kids recover

    Devastation – Emotional Trauma – Unexpected Challenges – have left our kids, families, staff and community feeling vulnerable and lost. In the midst of all the tragedy following the Camp Fire, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the North Valley has focused on caring for local youth during the out-of-school time to get them back on track and adjusting to their new “normal”. Youth in our programs have a safe reliable place that is surrounded by compassionate and caring adults.  We understand we are just in the beginning stages of processing this tragic event and the impact it has and will continue to have on our community. We are committed to continue our trauma informed and responsive care services with a focus on building resiliency and promoting healing for our youth and families.  Putting Kids First: Relief, Recover, Rebuild.
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