Entries by Karrie Owen

Pushing Forward into a New School Year

There is always a sense of excitement and optimism at the Club when the kids return to school. Whether it is the shiny new backpacks and supplies or stories about great new teachers and friends, there is an unmistakable buzz in each Clubhouse when the kids show up after school. This year is no different despite […]

Thankful, Grateful And Full of Hope

Karrie Owen, Vice President, Donor Advancement & Marketing Boys & Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County   To say, 2020 has been difficult would be an understatement for many of us who have had daily routines adjusted, social gatherings canceled, loved ones lost and ‘normal’ occurrences completely changed.  As we approach year-end, it seems the turmoil […]

GREAT Happenings With The Business Community

One of Boys & Girls Clubs of America and our local Club’s biggest strengths is securing, keeping and upgrading corporate partners. According to Giving USA, corporate giving accounts for 5% of charitable giving in America. Many of our corporate partners could truly be deemed legacy partners, having supported the Club for many years and some […]

Yellowstone County Alumni & Friends Club

“The Boys & Girls Club saved my life. It made me who I am today, and gave me a Great Future. I’m a proud member of the Alumni Club. I’m ready to take a stand for the next generation.” – Mona Dixon, 2010 National Youth of the Year We all have moments that shape us. […]

Keeping The Faith

Each day, as the tsunami of ever changing news washes over us, it is all too easy to lose hope and focus as we struggle just to determine, which way is up.  However, while these daily uncertainties are difficult for most, they are simply overwhelming for Club members who need us most.  For those young […]

Kids Fun Day 2019

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Yellowstone County served as a safe, fun place for over 1,345 kids to spend time this summer.  Kids of all ages spent time during the 10 week program playing sports and games, planting and harvesting gardens, taking fun-filled field trips, making new friends, and more- all while benefitting from […]