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New online memorials

The Club is proud to announce a new wrinkle to its Memorial Gifts program.

In the past, supporters have asked friends and loved ones to please make a memorial gift to Boys & Girls Club of Rockford in lieu of flowers to honor someone close to them upon their death. It was the Club's practice to accept those charitable gifts, issue a gift acceptance letter, and send the family of the deceased a condolence letter with a list of those who made a donation (so they may send a handwritten thank you note if they wanted to do so).

After some consideration, we recognize this isn't just a normal charitable contribution. The Club is being entrusted with the loving memory of someone special in addition to the preservation of their legacy.

With this in mind, we've launched a new "Memorial & Tribute Gifts" webpage on the Club's website. This is where all of these special type of donations will be honored, and people's legacies can be preserved.

CLICK HERE to check out this new webpage and join us in honoring both the living and deceased.