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 partnered with the American Red Cross for a Stoneham Community Blood Drive that collected 31 units of life-saving blood. As a result, the potential of up to 93 patients could receive these…Read More
Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield Host Annual Santa Sleigh Event & Distributes Gifts to Over 90 Children & Families
Wakefield, MA: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield hosted its annual Santa Sleigh Event on Friday, December 17th on Main Street in Wakefield. The Santa Sleigh event is a beloved Wakefield tradition where residents, families and children gather…Read More
150+ local children and families from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield attend holiday party sponsored by the Trachtenberg Family, Capital Grille, Long’s Jewelers, & Silk Title Co. Trachtenberg Family announces $10,000.00 donation to families who lost their…Read More
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