So evil Mom has gone public on Facebook and we are taking some flak. Is this ok or too much of an emotional reaction? Fighting for Survival. While there have been amazing stories of community support, engagement and kindness during the recent COVID-19 crisis, there have also been a number of sad instances when individuals, businesses and even those trying to help, have been attacked on social media and their integrity called into question.
For those of you familiar with the Club, you will know that we think that our members are awesome. So awesome that we make them chant 'we are awesome' at all our Club meetings. AWESOME is our Club mantra and stands for the values and principles that we expect from members, staff and which the Club operates by.
On Monday 13th January the Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe received a grant from Vail Resorts that was epic in name and nature. Annually the Epic Promise Grants give out $14.5 million in cash and in-kind to over 350 non-profits, including BGCLT and many of our community partners, such as The Tahoe Rim Trail Association, SOS Outreach, Live Violence Free and many others.
At this time of year it is always inspiring to see how our community comes together to support each other. From school events to toy drives, bags of food at the grocery stores to shoveling your elderly neighbor's driveway - the holiday season inspires us all to be that extra bit kinder to each other.