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Lucy Anne Boddie Brewer, the namesake of this society, exemplified a love of family, children, and those who needed her the most.

She gave her time, her talents, and her treasures to the less fortunate in the Rocky Mount area.  Lucy Ann was a fun loving board member who loved being around people.  Her commitment to the Rocky Mount Club was shown through her willingness to be an advocate for the young people the organization served.  Her spirit and enthusiasm was contagious.  In 1995 to commemorate her work with the organization the Board of Directors voted unanimously to honor her by renaming the Rocky Mount Club in her honor.  

 

PURPOSE

Initiated by Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region in 2016, The Lucy Ann Boddie Brewer Society encourages and promotes individual giving to the Boys & Girls Clubs in the Twin Counties. The society offers local recognition for individuals who demonstrate a deep commitment to the children of their community by providing vital funds to their local Clubs.

 

WHY SHOULD YOU BECOME A SOCIETY MEMBER?

Boys & Girls Clubs believe that every child has the capacity to succeed and achieve greatness.

By focusing on academic success, healthy lifestyles, and good character and citizenship, Clubs help young people realize their full potential and put them on the path to a great future. The generous support of caring individuals like you is critical to enabling Boys & Girls Clubs to reach the children who need us the most.

 

Your support helps us:

  • Make sure all club members are on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future.
  • Teach club members to practice good character and citizenship.
  • Help club members to learn to live a healthy lifestyle.

 

BENEFITS

As a member of The Lucy Ann Boddie Brewer Society, you receive regional and local recognition for your support. Membership benefits include:

  • Prominent recognition by your local Boys & Girls Club.
  • Inclusion in a list of other philanthropists in your community in your Club’s publications.
  • An invitation to join other top Boys & Girls Club donors at the Annual Steak & Burger event. 
  • An invitation to the annual LABB Society reception.   
  • Listing as a LABB Society member in the organization’s annual report.
  • The personal satisfaction of knowing that you are taking a lead role in creating Great Futures for the Tar River Region.

 

GUIDELINES

  • Annual membership is for individuals who make unrestricted cash gifts of $5,00 or more to a local Club.
  • Gifts or pledges are to be paid in one year (i.e., multi-year pledge payments totaling $5,0000 are not eligible).
  • Donors can be recognized as individuals or as couples. For example, John Smith or Mr. and Mrs. John Smith can be recognized for membership, as a result of one gift of $5,000.
  • If a donor makes a gift through a company they own or a foundation over which they have decision making power about the allocation of funds., recognition can be provided to the individual donor, but not to the company or foundation.

 

TYPES OF GIVING

There are several ways to give and become a member of the Lucy Ann Boddie Brewer Society. Examples include gifts of cash, stock and securities, or by payroll deduction. You can double or even triple the value of your gift if you or your spouse work for a company that offers a matching gift program. Contact us for more information about ways you can give.

 

Contact the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region for more information about The Lucy Anne Boddie Brewer Society and all the ways; you can make a difference in a child’s life. For information about the Lucy Anne Boddie Brewer Society, please email rgreen@bgcnec.org.