Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County, NJ

Organizational & Community Service

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Holiday Toy Drive

Organize a holiday toy drive to collect Christmas presents for children enrolled in our extended day learning programs. Our yearly goal is to collect new presents for 1,400 children and teens in grades K-12.

Book Drive

Organize a children's book drive to collect gently used or new books for our after school programs.

House Party

Host a house party for your friends and neighbors to learn more about the work of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County. You provide the food and drinks, and we will provide a speaker from the Club to talk about our mission/programs.

Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Special Birthday, or Anniversary

Congratulations on your milestone moment! Consider contributing a portion of your cash gifts to support our after school, career development, and summer camp programs for Trenton youth.

Garage Sale, Car Wash, Lemonade Stand or Bake Sale

Organize a garage sale, car wash, lemonade stand or bake sale to support Boys & Girls Club programs.

Host a Golf Event

Love to golf? Organize a golf event at your country club to benefit our scholarship fund. It's simple, fun and already something that you love to do!

Board Member

Join community stakeholders in serving on our Board of Trustees which oversee the strategic direction, policies and finances of the organization. Board members commit to attend meetings, serving on at least one committee, making a personal gift, and raising significant funds for youth scholarships.

Committee Member

Community stakeholders can be nominated to serve on various Club committees. Committees include Fund Raising, Finance, Strategic Partnerships, and Human Resources. Committee members provide the Club with technical support/advice, refer policies to the Board, and connect the Club to additional resources.

Event Committee

Each year the Club organizes two major fundraising events to support youth scholarship funds: Scrabble event and Night of Shining Stars. We need community volunteers to help plan these events, solicit gifts and scholarships.

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Grant Writer

Each year the Club must write numerous grants to attain funds to ensure no child is turned away from our programs based on ability to pay. As a grant writer you would set your own hours/workload to complete various grant applications. You will be supervised by our Development Director who will provide guidance and support.

Run for Club Kids

 Join other volunteers running for Club Kids in Trenton's Half Marathon. Don't feel up for a half marathon? You can also run in the 10K and 5K races to support Club Kids. The Club pays for your race entry fees, you ask your friends and colleagues to financially support your run for our kids.

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Administration/Operations

Help support our organization with office work, special event, marketing, IT, and web design projects.