At its 2010 Halloween Bash, Party City presents the Boys & Girls Clubs of America with a $450,000 check and sponsors a day of Halloween fun at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.
Online PR News – 03-November-2010 – – At a company 2010 Halloween Bash in San Francisco, Party City renewed its commitment to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America with a $450,000 check. Actor Mario Lopez, a former Boys & Girls Clubs of member, presented the check on behalf of Party City.
The following day, Party City capped its year-long donation drive with a Boys & Girls Clubs Halloween Fair at the Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, CA. Two hundred kids from San Francisco Boys & Girls Clubs dressed in costumes donated by Party City and experienced a day of Halloween fun. Activities included trick-or-treating, roller coaster rides, and photo opportunities with Looney Tunes characters like Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, and Daffy Duck.
"Children are at the heart of Halloween, and Party City is committed to helping kids celebrate this holiday in a magical way," says Lisa Laube, president of Party City. "By partnering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and raising nearly a half-a-million dollars, Party City helps ensure that the national organization continues its worthwhile mission in communities nationwide."
ABOUT PARTY CITY
Party City Corporation is America's largest party supplies chain and Halloween retailer, operating more than 600 stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. A familiar sight in shopping malls across the United States, Party City sells a wide variety of party goods, including Halloween costumes, Thanksgiving decorations, Christmas party supplies, and theme party supplies. To learn more about Party City, please call 1-800-477-4841 or visit www.partycity.com.
ABOUT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF AMERICA
Boys & Girls Clubs of America is comprised of more than 4,300 neighborhood-based facilities serving some 4.5 million young people in all 50 states and on US military bases worldwide. Known as "The Positive Place for Kids," the Clubs provide professional guidance and daily character development programs for children 6 to 18 years old. Key programs emphasize leadership development, education and career exploration, financial literacy, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation, and family outreach. Boys & Girls Clubs national headquarters are located in Atlanta, GA. For more information, please visit www.BGCA.org.