Family Dollar to Make the Holidays a Little Brighter in Carbon County


Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County Press Release

Every year, nearly four million young people are served by Boys and Girls Clubs. To celebrate these extraordinary efforts, Family Dollar Stores, Inc. announced that it is partnering with Boys and Girls Clubs of America with a four-week program called Open the Door for America’s Kids. Beginning Nov. 1, Family Dollar customers in Castle Dale, Duchesne, Gunnison, Mt. Pleasant, Monroe, Roosevelt and Salina have been able to make a monetary contribution at checkout to be donated to the Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County this holiday season.

“After learning how many children are served by Boys and Girls Clubs across the country each year, we knew we wanted to lend a hand,” said Howard Levine, Chairman and CEO of Family Dollar. “We are thrilled to be teaming up with such an incredible organization, and I know that together, we can help provide a happier holiday season to many children and families across the country.”

The Boys and girls Club of Carbon County is really excited that so many Family Dollar Stores in our region of the state will be participating in this program to bring needed funding to our club,” said director Josie Luke. “We hope that our local communities will use this opportunity to support our club and make the holiday season even brighter for the teens we serve every day after school.”

Campaign facts:

  • Family Dollar stores invite customers to give $1 at the register during the month of November to benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
  • 100% of proceeds raised at each store will benefit Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
  • Every $1 donation helps provide 20 minutes of after-school programming for a club youth.
  • $15 helps keep a kid safe after school today.

The mission of the Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County is to inspire youth, families and the community to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Clubs provide a fun, safe, supervised environment for educational and recreational activities where youth can develop the self-esteem and qualities needed to become productive community leaders and members.

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