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Halloween Pumpkin Decorating

Posted by on Oct 6, 2015

Halloween Pumpkin Decorating

A dozen of our SPARK Ambassadors joined us on October 21st at the Clairemont branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs for a Pumpkin Decorating Contest! More than 85 kids attended, from 5-13 years old. The younger kids got crazy with stickers… …while the older kids tested their carving skills. Check out some more of their handiwork!...

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Yonder Alonso BASEBowl

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015

Yonder Alonso BASEBowl

SPARK, Friends of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego, recently hosted the Yonder Alonso Celebrity BaseBOWL Tournament at the East Village Tavern+Bowl on July 22, 2015. The event featured athletes and sports personalities teaming up with San Diego executives for one night of fun, bowling, camaraderie, food, drinks, and fundraising. With more than 200 guests in attendance, the spectacular silent auction–sports memorabilia, travel experiences, restaurant packages, and more–raised over $9,000, while the entire event raised $50,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego! Twenty Padres players, coaches, management, and staff attended the event. Padres announcer Mark Grant was the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. The Scripps Ranch Old Pros, who played with Padres Wil Myers, took home the title by defeating 11 other teams. Thanks to Yonder Alonso, MVP Sports, San Diego Padres, SPARK, East Village Tavern+Bowl, partners, spectators, donors, and volunteers for making this a night to...

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Yonder Alonso’s Celebrity BASEbowl Tournament

Posted by on May 8, 2015

Yonder Alonso’s Celebrity BASEbowl Tournament

  Join San Diego Padres 1st Baseman Yonder Alonso and friends for a unique bowling experience, while supporting over 22,000 youth! Yonder Alonso’s Celebrity BASEbowl Tournament July 22, 2015 6-9 p.m. East Village Tavern + Bowl Become a Corporate Sponsor & Have Fun Bowling! Become a Corporate Sponsor today and earn the chance to bowl with local athletes, sports personalities, and entertainers! Sponsorships are available from $2,500-$15,000. View our Sponsorship Packages Donate an Auction Item (Download the Form) Bowlers must be signed up by July 10, 2015. For more details, visit YonderAlonsoBaseBowl.com. If you’re interested in a sponsorship package, contact Brad Owen by email bowen@dwa-sd.com or phone:...

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Career Day 2016

Posted by on May 6, 2015

Career Day 2016

SPARK Ambassadors & Friends, We are looking for your expertise! Volunteer as a featured professional at the Boys & Girls Clubs Career Day this May. You will be able to tell kids about your personal profession and influence young minds about their career choices! We are looking for working adults from all types of professions to participate at this year’s event. Career Day Wednesday, May 25, 2015 2:30-6 p.m. Boys & Girls Club, Ron Roberts Branch Not yet a member of SPARK, but want to get involved? Join SPARK today! View past event photos on the SPARK Facebook page (and don’t forget to “Like” us while you’re there!). Directions: Boys & Girls Club, Ron Roberts Branch 2230 E. Jewett St. San Diego, CA...

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Gift Wrapping Party

Posted by on Dec 14, 2014

Gift Wrapping Party

300 Gifts! That is our goal for this year’s SPARK Toy Drive, which means we are going to need serious some help getting all of those presents wrapped and ready for the kids. Ambassadors, please join us at the Clairemont Resource & Training Center for a wrapping party. Gift Wrapping Party Monday, December 15 6-7 p.m. BGCGSD Clairemont Resource & Training Center 4635 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. San Diego, CA...

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BGC Children’s Holiday Party at Mitchell Branch

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014

BGC Children’s Holiday Party at Mitchell Branch

Volunteers Needed for Holiday Party Please join us in hosting a Holiday Party for the Kids of the Boys & Girls Club.  With donated toys from the SPARK Toy Drive, SPARK Ambassadors will hand deliver them to the BGC kids at the annual holiday kids party at a chosen BGC branch. BGC Children’s Holiday Party at Mitchell Branch Thursday, December 18, 2014 4-6 p.m. We will need 10 to 12 Ambassadors to help supervise excited children through festive activities and games. This is truly a rewarding experience as you get to have fun interacting with smiling faces and see the difference you make with your volunteer efforts through SPARK. Reserve your volunteer spot by clicking the Eventbrite link below....

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