Mario V. Chalmers Foundation Makes Donation To Boys & Girls Club Of Lawrence’s New Teen Center
On September 28, 2015, the Mario V. Chalmers Foundation donated $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence’s New Teen Center in Lawrence, KS. The center will serve more than 250 teens on a daily basis – five times as many middle school and high school students than the current Center. The donation is part of the Mario V. Chalmers Foundation pledge of $25,000 to the Boys & Girls Club’s Great Futures Start Here capital campaign. Both the Mario V. Chalmers Foundation and Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence empower, inspire and enable youth to live healthy lifestyles, put education first and give back to their communities.
ABOUT THE MARIO V. CHALMERS FOUNDATION
The mission of the Mario V. Chalmers Foundation is to create and support community-based programs that encourage the positive development of youth through sports and education. The foundation strives to empower, inspire and enable youth to live healthy lifestyles, put education first and give back to their communities. Each activity supported by the Mario V. Chalmers Foundation encourages youths to stay positive and remind them that in times of adversity…we must perform. For more information, please like them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MarioVChalmersFoundation.
ABOUT BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF LAWRENCE
At the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence we dream a world where every child is given the opportunity to succeed in life and experience a brighter future. Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence offers 14 program sites across town, 13 within elementary schools, where we provide an outcome-driven Club experience to help each member achieve academic success, good character and citizenship and healthy lifestyles. Our caring adult mentors incorporate the five key elements for positive youth development – a safe and positive environment, fun, supportive relationships, opportunities and expectations and recognition – for 1,400 young people every day.