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Three Boys & Girls Clubs Win New Toyota Vehicles

Three Boys & Girls Clubs Win New Toyota Vehicles Clubs in Chicago, Delaware and South Dakota win Back2School 'Stuff the Bus' Challenge from Boys & Girls Clubs of America, receiving Toyota Sienna minivans, cash and supplies worth more than $75,000

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ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2018

ATLANTA, Sept. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America presented three Boys & Girls Clubs across the country with brand new 2018 Toyota Sienna vehicles as a culmination to the nonprofit's Back2School™ Stuff the Bus Tour – powered by Toyota. The minivans were generously donated by national partner Toyota and filled with school supplies and giveaways from several Back2School supporters, including Build-A-Bear Workshop, Chuck E. Cheese's, and Fiskars.

The winning Clubs for 2018 are Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago, Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware and Boys & Girls Club of Brookings in South Dakota. These Boys & Girls Clubs will use their new vehicles to increase program participation, offering children and teens an easier way to join after-school activities. Now, the local youth have more opportunities to take advantage of critical learning opportunities, like STEM learning classes, coding, homework help and more.

Each Club will receive $25,000 in cash along with other donations from corporate partners — totaling more than $75,000 overall. Supplies include:

  • Drawstring backpacks, donated by Build-A-Bear Workshop
  • Video game consoles, donated by Chuck E. Cheese's
  • Kid's scissors, donated by Fiskars

"While the back-to-school season typically focuses on in-school activities, out-of-school time is extremely important for the healthy development of our youth," said Jim Clark, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. "Access to adequate, safe and reliable transportation is a significant barrier for many. We're grateful that we're able to help more Boys & Girls Clubs take a big step forward in reaching more local kids and teens throughout the school year."

The Stuff the Bus Tour – powered by Toyota, is part of Boys & Girls Clubs of America's national Back2School campaign, which includes a variety of fundraisers and programs. The following organizations are also proud supporters of Boys & Girls Clubs of America by helping ensure kids have the right school tools for a successful educational experience.

·         Lowe's

·         Buffalo Wild Wings

·         Toyota

·         Family Dollar

·         Finish Line Youth Foundation

·         The Coca-Cola Company

·         Gap

·         Chuck E. Cheese's

·         Old Navy

·         Build-A-Bear

·         Comcast NBCUniversal

·         Fiskars

·         Bridgestone Retail Operations

·         Kids Foot Locker

·         Wayback Burgers

To learn more about how Boys & Girls Clubs help prepare kids to succeed throughout the school year and during summer, go to   

About Boys & Girls Clubs of America
For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America ( has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, 4,400 Clubs serve 4 million young people through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native lands throughout the country, and serve military families in Boys & Girls Clubs of America-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. They provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Club programs promote academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. In a Harris Survey of alumni, 54 percent said the Club saved their lives. National headquarters are located in Atlanta. Learn more at on Facebook and Twitter.

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Last Updated: 24-Sep-2018