Boys & Girls Club of Stamford Presents Close the Gap 2021
HOW CAN YOU PARTICIPATE IN CLOSE THE GAP?
There are TWO ways to attend Close the Gap!
- The virtual Close the Gap event will take place at 7:00 p.m. on August 11. Admission is free, which means you can bid on more auction items!
- The in-person lunch + program at the Club is on August 11 and will have two seatings – 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. – to accommodate the comfort of all guests. The registration deadline for the live event is August 2.
THE LIVE EVENT
The in-person lunch + program at the Club is on August 11 in two intimate seatings at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
As a guest of the in-person event, you will enjoy lunch, an early viewing of the virtual event, a live speech by our 2021 Youth of the Year, Jayda DuPree, a live demonstration by a Boys and Girls Club youth, and youth-led tours of the newly completed Teen Center. Tickets for the lunch are first come, first served.
MORE ABOUT THE TEEN CENTER
The Teen Center renovations include a 16,000 square foot expansion which houses multi-disciplinary space, a gymnasium, a stage, a recording studio, a weight room, a computer lab, and a lounge.
MORE ABOUT OUR 2021 YOUTH OF THE YEAR
Jayda is a 17-year-old junior at the Academy of Information Technology & Engineering (class of 2022). At school, Jayda was in the student council, Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council (MYLC), and Aspiring Leadership through Action (ALTA). Jayda wants to attend Clark University and major in Criminal Justice and Law.
BECOME A SPONSOR
You can support Close the Gap by becoming a sponsor. Opportunities range from $100 to $10,000 and include various benefits including a commercial. Visit the registration page to learn more or email Sam at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The registration deadline for sponsorship is August 2.
BID IN THE SILENT AUCTION
Stay tuned for the launch of our silent auction! There is something for everyone and a range of prices to accommodate your budget. Follow us on social media to see items in advance!
DONATE AN AUCTION ITEM
Do you have access to an experience that is difficult to find? Do you have a one-of-a-kind item that you’re ready to pass along? Donate an auction item! If you have items to donate or questions, please reach out to Sam Gordon at email@example.com.
The registration deadline for the live event + sponsorships is August 2.
For questions about anything related to Close the Gap, contact Sam Gordon at firstname.lastname@example.org.