Boys & Girls Club of Manchester named 2019 Champion in Action

Boys & Girls Club of Manchester, a nonprofit inspiring all youth to realize their full potential as productive, responsive and caring individuals and leaders, has been named a 2019 Champion in Action in the category of Youth Leadership. The award, announced jointly by Citizens Bank and New Hampshire Union Leader, includes $35,000 in unrestricted funding as well as promotional and volunteer support for the organization’s outstanding work.

Boys & Girls Club of Manchester prepares young people from grades 1 through 12 to set and achieve goals, develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, and become active community leaders through programs designed to meet the specific needs of the Manchester community.

Champions in Action is part of Citizens Helping Citizens Strengthen Communities, the bank’s program designed to enhance quality of life and economic vitality in local communities. In partnership with the New Hampshire Union Leader, the program provides support for nonprofit organizations to recognize their contributions to communities throughout the state.