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
From Club Kid to Club Director: Joey D’Alessandro has made strides to success
In the COVID-19 pandemic, the message from leading health experts has been to “stay at home.” For many families who need to go back to work this summer, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield has been a reliable…Read More
A Safe, Super Summer at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield
By Noah Greif In the unknown, ever-changing world we now live in with COVID-19, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield provides a safe, different yet creative and fun summer of programming. To create a functional environment for children…Read More
Alyssa Luise named 2019-2020 Youth of the Year
Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham and Wakefield is excited to announce Alyssa Luise has been named Youth of the Year for the 2019-2020 school year. The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young…Read More
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