Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
Press Release

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee Host Annual Holiday Gift Drive


By - Nov 21st, 2023 11:07 am

MILWAUKEE– (November 21, 2023) Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (BGCGM) is hosting its annual Holiday Gift Drive, presented by JP Morgan Chase and Co. The goal of the drive is to ensure every BGCGM Club member receive a new gift this holiday season.

Through the month of December, BGCGM commits to help make the holiday season magical for Milwaukee’s youth and offers opportunities for the community to participate in the Holiday Gift Drive through providing a monetary donation or purchasing from the Amazon gift wish list. The list includes educational toys, winter essentials and options for kids of all ages. Gifts purchased from the Amazon gift wish list will be shipped directly to BGCGM. A monetary donation will allow BGCGM to purchase age-appropriate gifts for the kids we serve.

“Our Holiday Gift Drive is such a memorable event,” BGCGM President and CEO, Kathy Thornton-Bias said. “We know that the holidays are not always magical or happy for all our members and we want to do everything we can to ensure our Club kids have a gift to take home for the holidays. We are thankful for the support of our sponsor, JP Morgan Chase and Co. and appreciate every donation and the volunteers that help make this event possible.”

Employees and volunteers of BGCGM start wrapping gifts over the course of two weeks in December to prepare for distribution to the more than 50 Club locations across Milwaukee for their holiday celebrations. In 2022, BGCGM distributed more than 4,000 gifts to Club members across the city.

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About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (BGCGM) is one of the largest and longest youth-serving agencies in Milwaukee and the largest Boys & Girls Club in the country. With more than fifty locations in the city of Milwaukee, BGCGM provides youth ages 4-18 with safe, fun, enriching after-school and summer programming including academic support, mentorship, organized athletics, arts, and nutritious meals. Our programs strengthen academic performance, build character, encourage healthy lifestyles, and meet the basic needs of Milwaukee’s youth. More than 80 percent of BGCGM’s annual budget goes toward youth programming. Learn more at

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. While it is believed to be reliable, Urban Milwaukee does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

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