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


Touch-A-Truck Event Drove Hundreds to Smile

Over 200 local children and their family members had the opportunity to touch, climb, and explore all of their favorite trucks at the Boys & Girls Club camp at Moulton Park thanks to National Grid and United Civil.  On the afternoon…

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INTERFACE Mental Health Referral Service is now available to Stoneham Residents

The Town of Stoneham, the Stoneham Coalition and the Boys & Girls Club of Stoneham are proud to partner on a new initiative to benefit the mental health and wellness of all Stoneham residents and students. The INTERFACE Referral Service is…

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New Teen Director, Maggie Sullivan, shares her plans for the new center!

Sneak peek planned for August 19 at 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm at 79 Central St. Stoneham along with annual meeting. Following months of renovations, the much-anticipated Stoneham Teen Center is set to open its doors early September. The teen program…

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