Service

SPARK Ambassadors engage in philanthropic activities to assist the mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego. Below are some recent Service events.

Gift Wrapping Party

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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

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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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SPARK Service Event: Thanksgiving Food Drive 2014

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SPARK Service Event: Thanksgiving Food Drive 2014

The food pyramid, SPARK Style! SPARK Ambassadors came together on Thursday, November 20, 2014, to assemble baskets for the upcoming holiday. Fifteen Thanksgiving dinners will be going to Boys & Girls Clubs families in need, thanks to SPARK members and their generous...

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ULTRAZONE Laser Tag with the Kids Aug 12, 2014

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ULTRAZONE Laser Tag with the Kids Aug 12, 2014

On August 12, SPARK suited up against some of the toughest competitors to walk into a Laser Tag arena, the kids from the Boys and Girls Clubs.   A great time was had by everyone “not running” all over Ultra Zone.  This was the second time we have done this Service event and you can be assured it won’t get the last!...

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Let’s Paint Service Event: Mar 22nd, 2014

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Let’s Paint Service Event: Mar 22nd, 2014

SPARK needs volunteers to roll up their sleeves and join us in sprucing up the Boys & Girls Oakes Branch!  We will be painting the Art Room, touch-up painting the Club K room, and cleaning/re-organizing the sports equipment room in the gym.  Lots of hands will help make this project a breeze so please bring your friends!   Please bring any paintbrushes, rollers and other painting supplies you may… Share this event on Facebook and Twitter We hope you can make it! Please sign up using Eventbrite below to let us know you are joining us!   Boys & Girls Club, Oakes Branch (Logan Heights) 2930 Marcy Ave San Diego, CA...

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The Live Well Project Mar 15th, 2014

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The Live Well Project Mar 15th, 2014

Attention SPARK Ladies!!!  This is your day to give back, inspire, and be inspired by young women in need of positive role models! Be part of a special day of fitness, health, and self-esteem boosting events to emphasize the importance of health and confidence to young women.  The Live Well Project needs female volunteers to be a big sister for a day to girls ages 12-19.  Male volunteers are needed for setup and clean up.  Help make a positive impact on these young women!  For more information or to sign up, click below. Find Out...

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Little Jumps, Big Changes! Feb 28th, 2014

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Little Jumps, Big Changes! Feb 28th, 2014

This February, the SPARK Ambassadors participated in their first ever Little Jumps…Big Changes fundraising campaign.  The group set an initial goal of raising $10,000 in 28 days.  We’re proud to announce that “SPARK” exceeded their goal and raised over $11,000!  The money will go to support the operational budget of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego and will also support the promotion of healthy lifestyles for the Clubs’ participants.  THANK YOU SPARK AMBASSADORS FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF THE BOYS & GIRLS...

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Spark Holiday Party for the Kids, Dec 18th, 2013

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Spark Holiday Party for the Kids, Dec 18th, 2013

On December 18, the SPARK Ambassadors helped host their 3rd annual Holiday Party at the Encanto Branch.  This time around, over 200 eager youngsters participated in stocking decorating, cookie decorating and plenty of games.  The highlight of the event was a visit from Santa (SPARK Ambassador Dave Moceri) and the receipt of a gift.  Thanks to everyone who helped SPARK raise over 200 gifts for this...

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Thanksgiving Baskets Nov 21st, 2013

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Thanksgiving Baskets Nov 21st, 2013

On November 21, after our normal monthly meeting, the SPARK Ambassadors assembled Thanksgiving baskets for 10 needy families of the Boys & Girls Clubs.  Each Ambassador was asked to bring 10 of the same item:  cranberry sauce, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, turkey vouchers, roasting pans….all the fixins!  The group had a blast assembling the baskets and then uniquely decorating each one with a Thanksgiving theme.  The baskets were delivered to the grateful families in time for the Thanksgiving holiday....

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Pumpkin Decorating with BGC Kids of Poway, Oct 30th, 2013

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Pumpkin Decorating with BGC Kids of Poway, Oct 30th, 2013

On October 30, 2013 – 15 SPARK Ambassadors descended upon the Poway Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs.  Carrying in over 80 pumpkins, the Ambassadors set up decorating and carving stations for kids from 2nd to 8th grade.  Fun was had by all….especially the Ambassadors who were able to view Halloween from the eyes of a kid once again!...

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