PERTH AMBOY – The Boys and Girls Club of Perth Amboy (BGCPA) recently received a $10,000 grant from The Provident Bank Foundation to help expand the club’s Digital Arts Suite Program.
“We are so grateful to The Provident Bank Foundation for its generous donation,” said Jorge Cruz, chief professional officer of BGCPA. “This grant enables us to continue making strides in integrating technology education as one of the core components within our program structure.”
As part of the Boys and Girls Club of Perth Amboy’s growing technology offerings, the Digital Arts Suite program provides self-directed arts courses in Web and graphic design, photo illustration and music technology. An additional component includes movie technology that teaches children the process of writing screenplays, and how to film and edit movies.
“The Boys and Girls Club of Perth Amboy serves a vital function in the community, providing children with a safe place to go for educational programs and recreation,” said Kendall Warsaw, executive director of The Provident Bank Foundation. “We are thrilled to support the organization in expanding its digital arts programs, which expose our youth to cutting edge technology.”
Established by the Jewish Renaissance Foundation, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Perth Amboy is a nationwide affiliate of more than 4,000 clubs in all 50 states that serve more than four million children every day. More information about the Boys and Girls Club of Perth Amboy is available at www.bgcofperthamboy.org or by calling 732-442-4573.
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