Fund Raising Events
Throughout the year, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo hold many programs and events, which often rely on the generosity of the community. If you would like to enrich one of the programs or events below, please contact Cathy Weirick, Director of Administration and Development, at 269-349-4485 x109
JOHN DALEY ONE-ONE RUN – January 1, 2016
More than 1200 Runners from all over southwest Michigan put on their winter hats and ran around Spring Valley Park on January 1,2015 raising $23,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kalamazoo. This 2.2 mile annual fun run is a great way to start of each year with family and friends running and walking together for a great cause. Each year at Spring Valley Park in Kalamazoo you’ll hear and see happy people promoting healthy lifestyles. Come join the fun on January 1, 2016!
25th ANNUAL GOLF OUTING – May 18th, 2015
This year’s outing will be held at Gull Lake Country Club and Yarrow Golf Course.
Thank you to all of our Sponsors and Players for helping raise nearly $65,000 at this year’s 25th Annual Golf Outing. It is because of people like you, who are dedicated to helping the Club ensure that our community’s youth have a safe place to go after school and are surrounded by adults who care about them, that we are able to provide these much needed services.
TEAMING UP FOR KIDS DINNER – August 1, 2015
Help Boys & Girls Clubs honor their partners and the community they serve in a celebration August 1 at Western Michigan University’s Bernhard Center. Western Michigan University’s Head Football Coach P.J. Fleck will deliver a message of shared responsibility, trust and hope. Go to www.teamingupforkids.com for more information or to order tickets for this event.
Special Events at Boys & Girls Clubs
June 15 | First day of summer programming at Lake Street & Douglass Unit
June 22 | First week of Camp
June 22 | First day of summer programming at Spring Valley
July 24 | The Club will be taking a field trip to the beach in South Haven. All Units will be closed.
August 14 | Summer Arts Academy Showcase
August 14 | The Club will be hosting its End of Summer Party at Ramona Park.
Please keep in mind schedules and special events are subject to change. Changes in schedules will be announced as soon as possible and posted on the front doors of each Unit. This includes snow days, parent/teachers conference days, and Winter Break.
NEW THIS YEAR: Douglass and Lake Street will be opening from noon to 6 pm when Kalamazoo Public Schools have half days for all grades. Northeastern will always be CLOSED when Kalamazoo Public School buildings are CLOSED.