Bennett Thrasher is proud to support the local community during the coronavirus pandemic and has donated 30 laptops to members of the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta. The Club is collecting computers for its teen members to complete their online schooling and stay connected virtually.
“Many children in the Atlanta community do not have access to the technology needed to stay engaged in school during the pandemic,” explains Jenny Cybul, Chief Human Resource Officer of Bennett Thrasher and Board Member of the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta. “Bennett Thrasher is committed to supporting organizations that help fill this void and provide the essential resources needed for families to navigate the challenges of remote learning.”
The Boys and Girls Club still has over 200 members who are on a waitlist to receive a laptop. To support the organization during the crisis, visit bgcma.org/donate.
About Boys & Girls Club of America
For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, nearly 4,600 Clubs serve 4.7 million young people annually through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native lands throughout the country, and serve military families in BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. They provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun, friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Priority programs emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. In a Harris Survey of alumni, 54 percent said the Club saved their lives. National headquarters are located in Atlanta. Learn more at www.bgca.org or on Facebook and Twitter.