Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs of Whittier’s ‘Dependable Leader’ is Awarded a Cyber Senior-Funding Grant

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June 11, 2020
Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs of Whittier’s ‘Dependable Leader’ is Awarded a Cyber Senior-Funding Grant
 
Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Maytag brand have selected seven new recipients of the annual Maytag Dependable Leader Award, a program that recognizes Boys & Girls Club employees and volunteers who have dedicated their lives to serving young people. The Boys’ & Girls’ Club of Whittier has been selected to receive the Maytag Dependable Leader Award for their technology and STEM Programs.
 
Elisa Avila from the Boys’ & Girls’ Club of Whittier not only received this award, but each recipient earned a $20,000 grant to their local Boys & Girls Club. The funds from this grant will be used to implement a cyber senior program. Through this program, the Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs of Whittier’s high school members will teach seniors, ages 55 and over, to use technology and close the digital gap that exists in our senior community.
 
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