Meals, childcare and programs are a few things that can be found at the Boys & Girls Club.
A local fraternity is supporting the non-profit’s efforts.
Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity has donated $2,000 to the Boys & Girls Club for COVID – 19 support.
“This program with the COVID-19 supports, specifically, towards essential workers in providing meals for … kids, childcare, as well as virtual programming for training and classes for Boys & Girls Club programs,” President Eddie A. Stephens Jr. told What’s Up Prince William.
Founded in 2004, Pi Lambda Lambda Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity has been a supporter of the organization for many years.
“A lot of our members have grown up in communities where Boys & Girls Clubs have existed. I know as a kid, one of my earliest memories when I started grade school was the opportunity every day to stop by the Boys & Girls Club for a half an hour before I came — got home,” Stephens said.
The Prince William County fraternity chapter offers various programs, including Omega U, a mentoring program that served more than 260 students from 14 Prince William County schools this past year.
The Hylton Boys & Girls Club in Dale City reopened last month and is serving youth from all three Prince William County branches — the Hylton Club, the General Heiser Club in Dumfries and the Martin K. Alloy Club in Manassas.
Staff are taking precautions, including checking the temperatures of youth before they come into the club.
Donations and food providers are being sought by the non-profit.
Those interested in donating or providing meals may email Senior Vice President of Operations for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington Jim Almond at firstname.lastname@example.org or email Senior Director Of Operations for the Virginia region of the Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Washington Nadia Pedersen at email@example.com.
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