BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SANTA MONICA PARTNERS WITH BANK OF AMERICA
TO ADVANCE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH IN NEED
June 6, 2017
Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica
(310) 361-8500 X 228
Santa Monica (CA): The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica (BGCSM) gratefully acknowledges the generous $10,000 support from Bank of America to advance educational and employment opportunities for more than 4,000 youth served by the Club. Together, Bank of America and BGCSM are committed to addressing the needs of young people by advancing financial wellness and stability and providing access to life-changing resources that prepare young adults for success in college and the workplace.
By partnering with Bank of America, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica are helping to drive economic opportunity for the most vulnerable youth in Santa Monica and greater West Los Angeles and setting them on the path for success in college or trade school, the workplace and life.
“Bank of America is thrilled to continue this important partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica. Throughout the years we have helped thousands of young people find pathways to successful futures and economic mobility through the Clubs’ programs and services. We look forward to deepening this important impact in our communities with this grant program,” said Raul A. Anaya, Los Angeles market president, Bank of America.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica
Established in 1944, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Monica provides youth development programs and services to 4,000 young people, ages 6 to 18, each year. Its mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as caring, responsible, productive citizens. With 2 clubhouses, 3 school-based programs and direct services provided in 5 public housing communities SMBGC works to ensure every child achieves Academic Success, develops Good Character & Citizenship, and engage in Healthy Lifestyles.
About Bank of America
At Bank of America, our focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors is critical to fulfilling our purpose of helping make people’s financial lives better. Our commitment to growing our business responsibly is embedded in every aspect of our company. It is demonstrated in the inclusive and supportive workplace we create for our employees, the responsible products and services we offer our customers, and the impact we make around the world in helping local economies thrive. An important part of this work is forming strong partnerships with nonprofits and advocate groups, such as community and environmental organizations, in order to bring together our collective networks and expertise to achieve greater impact. Learn more at, and connect with us on Twitter at @BofA_News.
For more information, please contact Vice President Resource Development Amy Donohue at (310) 361-8500 X 228.