Boys & Girls Club of Oklahoma County wins Dell grant
The Dell grant will provide cash, equipment and mentoring to the Boys & Girls Club of Oklahoma County.
The Boys & Girls Club of Oklahoma County has been named recipient of the 2012 Dell Powering the Possible grant.
The Boys & Girls Club will receive cash grants and equipment to further its mission of providing a brighter future for underserved youth.
The Boys & Girls Club of Oklahoma County is in Memorial Park and is open to ages 6-18. It currently has 1,914 enrolled members. More than 300 youths visit the club daily.
The club offers a safe, positive place for youth to spend their out-of-school time, with programs in education and career development, character and leadership development, health and life skills, the arts and recreation.
The grant will provide a state-of-the-art Dell Technology Center equipped with a computer lab and staff to provide ongoing technology instruction and encouragement.
Dell also will provide the volunteer services of a local Dell champion who will manage employee engagement opportunities with local Dell team members.
Katie Hargis is development and public relations assistant for the Boys and Girls Club of Oklahoma County.