At Lake Area United Way’s Partner Luncheon Award held at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana was honored by United way with the Agency Partner of the Year Award.
“The Agency Partner of the Year Award honors a nonprofit partner that has gone above and beyond to help Lake Area United Way achieve our community goals. Whether it’s by helping us create opportunities for volunteer projects or helping connect us to community members in need, this organization is always willing to step up and give of their time to help United Way help the community,” states Brandi Adams, senior relationship manager for Lake Area United Way.
The Award was given to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana for partnering continually with United Way, especially with the Real. Strong. Girls. Initiative with Lisa Patrick, chief programs officer for Boys & Girls Clubs, serving on the committee for this program. Additionally, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana was credited for partnering with United Way on the Safety Net Express and for continuing to provide volunteer opportunities for company partners looking to impact their communities through volunteer activities.
“Our organization and Board is very honored to be named Lake Area United Way’s 2018 Partner Agency of the Year. It is our privilege to work closely with Lake Area United Way, and to provide opportunities for community members who want to get involved to help others. Also, we are very pleased to be part of the Real. Strong. Girls. Initiative. This program has made a difference in the lives of many of our female Club members. We are a proud partner of Lake Area United Way.” states Ryan Smiley, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana has been opening doors to GREAT FUTURES for Porter and Lake County youth for 63 years! Clubs are open after school and provide great places for youth in grades K-12 to meet friends and have fun while in a safe, supervised environment. Clubs are open during holidays and in the summer. Annual membership is only $35.00. For information on membership, volunteer opportunities, or to make a tax-deductible donation, please contact your local Club by calling (219) 464-7282 or visiting bgcgreaternwi.org. Great Futures Start HERE.