Napa County children expected to benefit from stimulus funds

What will the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 stimulus money mean for Napa kids, especially those in poverty? That’s the question that local agencies and nonprofits are all asking, now that billions in tax breaks, direct payments and other measures begin to flow into the American economy, and trickle down to the local level. […]

Distance learning presents extra challenges to English-learners and their families

Even as school districts like Napa Valley Unified have reopened for in-person learning, some parents are still choosing to keep students home out of concern over potential virus exposure or because they’re unable to accommodate half-day school schedules.Community organizations, like the Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley, that provide childcare have been “the saving […]

Boys & Girls Club Teens take home Youth of the Year awards at Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership’s 6th Annual Heart of Napa Awards™

NAPA, CA, 3/22/21 — Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 6th Annual Heart of Napa™ Awards. Nearly 300 community leaders, volunteers, elected officials, and business members logged into the virtual event on Thursday, March 18th, 2021, from 11:00am to 12:30pm. Youth Volunteer of the Year Award recipients […]

Congratulations Dareydy Rojas, 2021 Youth of the Year

“The Boys & Girls Club of Napa Valley is proud to recognize Dareydy Rojas as our 2021 Youth of the Year,” said Greg Bouillerce, Executive Director of the Club. Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier youth recognition program. The Program celebrates local youth and their extraordinary achievements as Club […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley to open third remote learning center in January

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Anew option for local students learning from home will open up in Napa in the new year. Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley announced Tuesday it will open a remote learning center Jan. 11 at First Presbyterian Church on Franklin and Third streets downtown, after entering a rental agreement with the church. The facility […]

Boys & Girls Club “Open for School”

Not every student is able participate in distance learning from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some parents simply can’t stay at home during the day to oversee such learning. So what happens to those students? Are they out of luck? For two groups of Napa Valley kids, the answer is no.

Grapevines: Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley announce youth of the year

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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley Youth of the Year for 2020 is junior Jahir Rivera Medina. He received a $1,000 scholarship and trophy. Youth of the Year nominees representing American Canyon High School, Napa High School, Vintage High School and New Tech High School were also recognized including Alena Imani Nutt, Gabriel […]