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Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove + Wings for Kids

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Collaboration in Action Nearly three years ago, the early seeds of a partnership were planted when the national Boys & Girls Clubs of America reached out to one of their most cutting-edge sites – Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove (BGCGG) – to gauge interest in a social-emotional learning initiative with Wings for Kids. … Read More

Giving Back – Kids, Wings Leaders Deliver on National Day of Service

Monday, January 27, 2020

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King, Jr. In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., WINGS kids and leaders participated in a day of service on MLK Day. More than 1,000 students and 75 college-aged mentors in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina provided goods … Read More

Lights on Afterschool 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

Did you know that after going to afterschool programs: 68% of students improve their homework completion and class participation 60% of students improve their classroom behavior 1 in 2 students improve their math and reading scores* Afterschool deserves to be celebrated! On October 24, 2019 more than 10,000 communities and 1 million Americans celebrated afterschool … Read More

Exploring Atlanta

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Earlier this month, WINGS took to the city! Through the generosity of donors like you, hundreds of WINGS kids visited the Georgia Aquarium, Fernbank Museum, and the World of Coca-Cola — many for the very first time. We think field trips are one of the best tools we can use to provide students with positive … Read More