Boys & Girls Club of Rockford receives $50,000 grant

ROCKFORD (WREX) — The Boys & Girls Club of Rockford has received a $50,000 grant for one of its programs.

The grant is for the Success Through Targeted Outreach program, which works with students at Auburn, East, Guilford and Jefferson High Schools.

The program is to help improve the students’ GPA and attendance as well as raising awareness of substance abuse, violence and premature pregnancy prevention strategies.

The grant was awarded by the Glenn E. Thiel Memorial Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois’ Community Grants Program.

Andrew Carrigan

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