Boys & Girls Clubs of SWVA 2021 Community Impact Report

ROANOKE: Burlington Elementary School Roanoke City: 9th Street VINTON: Vinton Baptist Church serving Herman L. Horn & W.E. Cundiff Elementary Schools SALEM: Andrew Lewis Middle School East Salem Elementary serving East Salem & G.W. Carver Elementary Schools

“School shutdowns during COVID-19 necessitated strong partnerships with our local school districts like Roanoke County to get kids back to school and parents back to work. We are proud to continue our partnership with Roanoke County, and form a new collaboration with Salem City Schools, to provide accessible after-school and summer care for more kids in our region.” — Rebekah Meadows Senior Director of Programming, BGCSWVA

“We are very grateful to Boys & Girls Clubs for finding a solution to meet the after-school needs of students and families served by these three elementary schools. These new programs will make a real difference in the lives of these students and families and support their academic and social-emotional learning.” — Dr. Kenneth Nicely Superintendent, Roanoke County Schools

ROCKY MOUNT: Lee M. Waid Elementary School Rocky Mount Elementary School

“The Salem City School Division is excited to partner with Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia to create an active after-school learning environment for more of our students. This free program will support academic, physical, social, and emotional growth and development for students and support families by providing after school care and meals. We have no doubt that this program will help our school division ensure higher levels of growth and achievement for our students while providing a service to our community.” — Dr. Curtis Hicks Superintendent, Salem City Schools

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