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400 backpacks stuffed with school supplies donated to Boys & Girls Club from Dolan Automotive Group

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bgctmstackedcolor600_square-300x300-5913112-2350493TRUCKEE MEADOWS BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB NEWS RELEASE – Wednesday, October 9, the Dolan Automotive Group employees stuffed 400 backpacks with school supplies for Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows members.

The Dolan Automotive Group has been a big supporter of the Club and recognized that many students are ill-prepared for the school year from a supply perspective. They volunteered both time and money to help support the leading non-profit youth services agency in northern Nevada and better prepare 400 students for the school year.

For two hours, Dolan Automotive Group employees stuffed backpacks with school supplies including pencils, erasers, glue sticks, markers, spiral notebooks, three ring binders, hand sanitizer and Kleenex. 100 Club members in the after-school program at the Donald W. Reynolds Facility were invited to pick-up their backpacks from volunteers from Dolan Automotive Group. The remaining 300 backpacks will be distributed to Club members at other sites of the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.

For more information about the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows please call 775-331-KIDS (5437) or visit www.BGCTM.org.

The Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows is the leading non-profit youth services agency in northern Nevada. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life for children, ages 0 to 18, in the Truckee Meadows through afterschool, summer and school break programming and services. The Club is committed to creating healthy children, in body and mind, with a sense of competence, usefulness, responsibility, belonging and influence, through diverse programs and community involvement. Founded in 1976, the Club now serves more than 11,000 children at 20 sites throughout the Truckee Meadows. At all of its sites, the Boys & Girls Club strives to provide kids with positive and productive outlets for their energy with programs such as afterschool tutoring, character and leadership development, healthy lifestyles, athletics and art. And while the Club invests more than $500 annually into each of its members, memberships cost just $20 per year, providing equal opportunity to all children in the community. Connect with the Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows on Facebook, www.facebook.com/PositivePlace and Twitter, www.twitter.com/PositivePlace.

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