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
Wakefield, MA May 24, 2021 — The Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield is excited to announce that it will operate the Community Boating program at Lake Quannapowitt beginning on June 26, 2021. The club’s proposal was approved this…Read More
Trachtenberg Family donates $65,000+ to Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield. Marc Trachtenberg joins Board of Directors.
The gift will provide immediate relief to families negatively impacted by the COVID-19 and allow the Clubs to make much needed capital improvements. Stoneham/Wakefield – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield has recently received a $53,000.00 gift from…Read More
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