Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County, NJ

Volunteer Spotlight

Community Leader Teaches Teens Leadership and Citizenship

Teen members of the Boys & Girls Club are learning firsthand how to become engaged, responsible citizens, thanks to a new program led by Darren “Freedom” Green, president of the Trenton Council of Civic Associations.

Green is leading teens...

Bloomberg Colleagues Network with Boys & Girls Club Tweens

Middle school members of the Boys & Girls Club had a unique opportunity to meet, network and learn about career opportunities from employees at Bloomberg, the globally recognized financial software, data, and media company with local offices...

Munich Re Volunteers for Day of Service at Boys & Girls Club

Munich Re Giveaways

A team of 100 employees from Munich Reinsurance America participated in a “Day of Service” at the Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County in September.

Volunteers from the Princeton campus of Munich Re performed a host of cleanup projects...

Meet Jason Peterson, an Exceptional Volunteer

Last year, the Boys & Girls Club launched a summer chess program in our day camp and many young kids immediately embraced it. To build on this interest, we began offering weekly chess sessions on Saturday mornings throughout the school year.

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After-School Program Welcomes New Round of Career Explorers

With the new school year in full swing, the Boys & Girls Club welcomes a new round of Career Explorers in our after-school programs. After an outstanding response from Club supporters eager to make a difference, many new volunteers will be...

Standardized Tests Make Most Nervous! But Not Volunteer, Amy Lai

Amy Lai

Standardized tests make most people break a sweat, but not Amy Lai. A research chemist at Bristol -Myers Squibb, Amy lends her talents to teens in our SAT prep program. In fact, Amy launched this program in 2009 and has been coming here weekly...

No Grass Grows Under Volunteer, Mario Manago’s Feet!

From the first minute this military man stepped foot in our door, children began following him around like the Pied Piper of Hamelin.

Mario is a staff sergeant currently stationed at McGuire Air Force Base in Burlington County. He recently...