In 2015, Leprechaun Limbo was excited to partner with Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties is committed to enabling all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Consistent with our values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, and Passion for Youth, we provide a broad range of programs and activities focused on our priority outcomes of Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles and Good Character and Citizenship. The Clubs save lives every day by providing youth a safe and affordable place to go after school, and an opportunity to stay on a path towards a GREAT future.
Serving the Entire Community
Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties operates 11 club sites in the Tri-Cities area. The Main Branch is over 22,000 sq. ft. dedicated to serving kids ranging in the ages from 3-12. The Bobbie Littrell Teen Center provides services directly targeting youth grades 6 and up.
In 2004, they opened the Columbia Center Rotary Branch Music & Arts Center in downtown Kennewick. The Brighter Horizons program openned in 2007 and offers infant and toddler care to the children of students at New Horizons School, and Club Discovery serves preschoolers and kindergarteners. The Boys & Girls Clubs also operates licensed childcare at Finley Elementary School, Maya Angelou Elementary, Ruth Livingston Elementary, James McGee Elementary, and Mark Twain Elementary School in Pasco and Ki-Be Elementary School in Benon City. The Club provides over 1,200 hours of programming per week among these eleven sites and employs over 60 professional staff. Membership fees are kept low at $10 per year and average daily attendance at the eleven branches is over 700 kids.
Leprechaun Limbo’s Part
Leprechaun Limbo gave to Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties a few different ways. First, our goal was to actively promote their facilities and programs and help spread the word. During the Leprechaun Limbo, staff, volunteers, and children were on-site selling raffle tickets. Each raffle ticket cost $1. Attendees purchased as many tickets as they liked to try to win one of our raffle baskets. Contents of the baskets were posted the night of the event. 100% of the proceeds from raffle tickets sales went to Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties, a local 501(c)3 organization.
VIP ticket sales provided additional dollars, as did face painting, and Photoboxx donations. There was also an option to add a donation at the time of ticket purchase.
Previous Partner Charities
Last year, we were excited to give Ignite Youth Mentoring $2,200. In 2013, we helped raise $1,800 for the Boy Scouts of America, Blue Mountain Council.
Help us to raise money in 2015 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Benton and Franklin Counties. To learn more about them, to make a donation, or to get involved, visit their website or call (509) 543-9980.