Boys & Girls Clubs keep kids on the path to a great future by helping them achieve academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. Each donation contributes to a great future for the 4 million young people Clubs serve across America.Shoppers will have the opportunity to make a contribution at the checkout registers in all stores while on the search for the perfect holiday gift this season. In select locations and while supplies last, shoppers who make a donation will receive a complimentary set of BGCA holiday gift tags.“We are thrilled to continue our support of Boys & Girls Clubs of America,“ says Constance X. Rishwain, president of UGG Australia. „Their mission aligns perfectly with UGG’s philanthropic focus of empowering kids and providing them with the tools for a successful future.“
UGG Australia has built a reputation on luxury and comfort by using only the finest materials in the world, employing the highest standards of craftsmanship and delivering new and innovative styles well beyond the original sheepskin boots and slippers. UGG Australia is recognized as a premium lifestyle brand that offers footwear, apparel, outerwear, accessories and handbags and has grown to over $1 billion in sales. UGG Australia concept stores offer the ultimate brand experience with over 70 stores worldwide includingNew York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, London, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing and Moscow. UGG Australia operates on several social media platforms including Twitter, Vine, Pinterest, in addition to a branded blog entitled Plush Hour. In 2012 the brand exceeded two million fans on Facebook. Every genuine UGG product is linked together by the unforgettable sheepskin experience, and a feeling that is truly like nothing else.
For more than 100 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (GreatFutures.org) has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, more than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs serve nearly 4 million children and teens through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native American lands throughout the country, and serve military families in BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. Clubs provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun and friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Priority programs emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. In a Harris Survey of alumni, 57 percent said the Club saved their lives.