Monthly Archives: July 2016

Olivet Boys & Girls Club again receives AmeriCorps grant

Posted: July 30, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA- Olivet Boys & Girls Club of Reading and Berks County has been chosen for an AmeriCorps grant totaling nearly $215,000. This is the second consecutive year the organization has received the grant. Last year the Olivet Community Builders AmeriCorps program trained 65 volunteers between ages 17 and 24, said Ana Cepeda, AmeriCorps program […]

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McDonald’s helps Olivet Boys & Girls Club

Posted: July 15, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA- McDonald’s restaurant employees volunteered at community organizations all over the region Thursday. Managers and crew members spent their mornings at locations including the Olivet Boys & Girls Club at Pendora Park in Reading as part of the company’s Community Counts Days. The volunteers helped place mulch around the yet-to-be-opened club and also worked […]

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Olivet musical program lets kids find their rhythm

Posted: July 15, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA -Since the first time Aaron Oliver performed in front of a crowd, he was hooked. “It is so fun and the fact that you can do what you want gave me a boost of encouragement,” Aaron, 13, said during rehearsal at the Olivet Boys & Girls Clubs’ 325 Walnut St. location in Reading. […]

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Donated furniture moved into new Olivet Boys & Girls Club in Reading

Posted: July 13, 2016-Likes: 0-Comments: 0-Categories: Announcements

Reading, PA- Josh Ruiz said that he isn’t sure where he might have been if he hadn’t gotten involved in the Olivet Boys & Girls Club. “I don’t know, I might be on the streets right now,” the 17-year-old Reading High School junior said. But he did join and on Tuesday afternoon he was helping […]

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