Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii Receives $40,000 from Volcom
The Boys and Girls Club of Hawai’i accepts a $40,000 check from Volcom at the Volcom Pipe Pro Awards Ceremony
North Shore-During the Volcom Pipe Pro Awards ceremony last Wednesday at Pipeline, Volcom Co-Founder and Executive Chairman Richard Woolcott presented a check for $40,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii (BGCH) as a gift from Volcom’s Give Back Series.
Monies from its Give Back Series are raised through sales of special Hawaii Only styles in Volcom’s clothing line and a portion of the proceeds goes to a chosen non-profit organization that helps to further a cause in the community. Volcom has partnered with BGCH in its Give Back Series since 2010.
“The keiki of Hawaii are so fortunate to have a company like Volcom that truly understands the value of quality afterschool programs for them to enjoy,” said Tim Motts, BGCH President and CEO. “This gift will go a long way towards ensuring that the next generation ofVolcom surf professionals has a safe and fun place to hang out, right here in Hawaii.”
The money raised from this year’s partnership will go towards supporting programs at BGCH Clubhouses afterschool and during intercessions.
About Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii
Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii (BGCH) is a non-profit organization serving over 14,000 youngsters ages 7 to 17 each year on Oahu and Kauai, with the mission to inspire and enable youth to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. BGCH Clubhouses and outreach sites provide affordable membership and guidance-oriented development programs that emphasize education, technology, and career development; health and life skills; the arts; character and leadership development; and sports, fitness, and recreation. BGCH is an affiliate of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and has been operating in Hawaii since 1976. For more information, visit www.bgch.com or call (808) 949-4203.
About Volcom’s Give Back Series
Volcom’sGive Back Series teams Volcom up with people-focused organizations to help raise awareness and advocate for the amazing work these organizations do. To do so, Volcom, a modern lifestyle brand, designates styles in their line and tagsthem as “Give Back” styles. Each season, a portion of the proceeds from these styles go to a select non-profit organization to help them further their cause and the important work they are doing in their community. Look for the Give Back Series hang tag or ask for it specifically at your localVolcom retailer. Visit www.volcom.com. Volcom is part of the Kering Group, a world leader in apparel and accessories, which develops an ensemble of powerful Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle brands. http://www.kering.com