That night everything changed. My dad was given custody. We moved states and my dad brought us to this Boys & Girls Club. I hated it...I was in shock, I went from a dope house surrounded by druggies to a Club where every-one kept telling me they cared. But I thought nobody cared. I thought I was better off dead...Then they slowly started winning me over. ...So while many people think of the programs and the buildings when they donate, I want you to donate because of the people. I want you to donate so that the Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield will continue never to quit on the Ashleys, the Jacobs, the Nathans, and the Lilys.
- Ashley, member
I never saw empathy from strangers until I came to the Clubs. When my mom worked late, they let us stay later. When I was sad, they asked what was wrong. I went from a place where I didn’t want to hug anyone to a place where these strangers told me they cared.
- Amaia, member
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield kicked off the holiday season with its annual Festival ofTrees on Sunday, November 20th at MarketStreet Lynnfield during its Holiday Stroll. The annual holidayevent raised over $20,000 in funds to support local…Read More
STONEHAM | WAKEFIELD: The Boys & Girls Clubs are excited to announce the 2022 Festival of Trees holiday event on Sunday, November 20th, 2022 at MarketStreet Lynnfield. The event will run from 2pm to 6pm with plans to include nearly 100…Read More
Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield has merged with M.E.L.D (Multi-Service Educational Learning and Development Center) to continue to fund music and arts programs in the local community. The Multi-Service Educational Learning and Development Center, M.E.L.D, has provided impactful…Read More
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