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Welcome to our News section. Here you will find summaries of stories about the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor, our members and our events. If you have something to contribute, please contact us.

February 22, 2017

Celebrating Heritage

  Our LA Harbor Clubs host a variety of cultural education celebrations to broaden our Club members’ knowledge of the history and diversity of their communities. […]
February 22, 2017

We are Career Bound

The demand for skilled workers continues to grow as the local economy expands and offers more opportunities. We are preparing our high school members for prosperous […]
February 20, 2017

Xena’s Moment

Watch Xena tell her story, CLICK HERE. Xena Ibara joined our Arts Academy not long after a family tragedy that changed her life and made it […]
December 14, 2016

What do the country’s most famous ballerina, a General Counsel, and a retired pro basketball player all have in common?

They all got their start at our club. Now you can help us create the next generation of leaders Thanks to a $500,000 matching grant by an anonymous donor, […]
December 14, 2016

Joe’s Story

You can support the next generation of leaders. Thanks to our $500,000 matching grant opportunity your donation will be matched dollar for dollar to double your […]
December 14, 2016

Jose’s Story

You can support the next generation of leaders. Thanks to our $500,000 matching grant opportunity your donation will be matched dollar for dollar to double your […]
December 14, 2016

Willie’s Story

You can support the next generation of leaders. Thanks to our $500,000 matching grant opportunity your donation will be matched dollar for dollar to double your […]
December 9, 2016

Melanie’s Story

You can support the next generation of leaders. Thanks to our $500,000 matching grant opportunity your donation will be matched dollar for dollar to double your […]
December 9, 2016

Misty’s Story

You can support the next generation of leaders. Thanks to our $500,000 matching grant opportunity your donation will be matched dollar for dollar to double your […]
December 5, 2016

Announcing our 2017 Youth of the Year, Melanie Fontelera

We are proud to announce Melanie Fontelera of our San Pedro Boys & Girls Club at the 2017 Los Angeles Harbor Youth of the Year! Read Melanie’s […]
November 16, 2016

Boys & Girls Clubs of the L.A. Harbor Celebrates Valero’s ongoing commitment to LA Harbor Youth

Every nonprofit relies on a strong network of supporters and Valero is one of the strongest – giving, since 2004, $725,000 in direct and United Way […]
November 15, 2016

Understanding our Community and how BGCLAH is Making a Difference

November 15, 2016

Announcing our Three Youths of the Year

We are proud to announce our Youths of the Year for our San Pedro, Wilmington and Port of LA Clubs. These three students, selected from the […]
November 7, 2016

Valero Energy Foundation Presents $ 260,000 to Harbor Area Organizations Benefiting Children

Thank you to our partner Valery Energy Foundation. Valero Wilmington 2404 E. Anaheim Street Wilmington, CA 90744 Steve Faichney (562) 491-6621 steve.faichney@valero.com Valero Energy Foundation Presents […]
November 4, 2016

Dia de los Muertos, A Celebration of Art & Death

This past Wednesday, the Boy & Girls Club of Wilmington hosted their 3rd annual Dia de los Muertos celebration. We had our largest turnout yet, with over […]
November 2, 2016

Meet Our Youth of the Year 2017 Candidates – Jesse Perez of our San Pedro Club

“Success does not come at the first try, but after countless fails that come before it. No matter the circumstances, as long as you put your […]
November 2, 2016

Meet Our Youth of the Year 2017 Candidates – Melanie Fontelera of our San Pedro Club

“I always carry these aspects and want to influence the minds of my generation to be the future and encourage next generations to maintain that positive future.” Melanie […]
October 28, 2016

Meet Our Youth of the Year 2017 Candidates – Cynthia Perez of our Wilmington Club

“No matter where a person is in life the club is an opportunity to do better and be better.” Cynthia Perez has been a member of […]