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New Balance Foundation Donates $225,000 to BGCL

June 28, 2018

The New Balance Foundation, a longtime supporter of the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence, recently donated $225,000 to sponsor the club's Healthy Living Club and help fund its Academic Basketball program and Explore, Learn and Thrive summer program to encourage club kids to practice healthy lifestyle choices.

In addition, the company sponsors New Balance Day featuring various games and the New Balance Foundation Running Club, through which employees serve as running coaches to youth members during the summer. New Balance employees also tour the club as part of their company orientation and volunteer at numerous other events throughout the year.


Did You Know?

In the past 10 years 1,300 girls have participated in our teen-pregnancy prevention program and only two (0.2%) have become pregnant as teenagers.