Boys & Girls Clubs youth are celebrating a Denver victory – off the field. Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver triumphed over Boys & Girls Clubs of King County in the first ever Boys & Girls Clubs Bowl, an online fundraising challenge inspired by their cities’ appearances in the Super Bowl. In the final minutes of the competition, Denver pulled into the lead by raising $28,584 to Seattle’s $24,066. The terms of the competition are that the staff and kids of the losing organization are to wear the colors of the opposing team for a day.
“Although we lost the official challenge, all King County and Denver-area Boys & Girls Clubs kids are the winners,” says Calvin Lyons, Boys & Girls Clubs of King County President & CEO. Kathy Luna, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver agrees, “What an incredible way to raise more than $53,000 for Club kids in just over a week.” Read more.