Charity Meets Year-End Goal

1 decade 1 year 6 months ago Tuesday, November 21 2006 Nov 21, 2006 Tuesday, November 21, 2006 12:33:09 PM CST November 21, 2006 in News

Ameren's donation helped the club reach its $70,000 goal for the year. The donation goes directly to Project Learn, which serves 400 members of the Boys and Girls Club. The after-school program focuses on helping students excel in the classroom by giving them help with homework. The Boys And Girls Club says the program's attendance points to a success.

"You can always tell how good your program is doing by your populations of youth that come here. Well, our program is packed and we have a waiting list so that shows we have something that the community wants," Anderson said.

But that service comes at a cost.

"We always need funding but bigger than that we need folks who will get behind us," Anderson said.

The Boys and Girls Club will hold a fundraiser Friday morning at the Best Buy in Jefferson City. They will be selling coffee and doughnuts to early morning shoppers.

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