Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County received the 2020 Major Gifts Program Award during the 3rd Annual Boys & Girls Clubs of America National Resource Development Awards for Excellence in Fundraising virtual celebration on May 27.
“This award honors one outstanding Major Gifts Program from 4,300 Boys & Girls Clubs across the nation that has led to serving more kids with greater impact,” said Amy Sexton, Senior Director of Resource Development Club Consulting at Boys & Girls Clubs of America. “Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County’s advancement philosophy involves every single team member of the organization from the Board of Directors to the youth development professionals, and has resulted in thousands of children and teens having life-changing opportunities to achieve their full potential.”
“With unwavering support from the community, our organization has become one of the top-performing Boys & Girls Clubs in the nation,” said Bill Sadlo, President/CEO at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County. “While 2020 marks our 50th year as a leader in youth development, we are positioned to make an even greater impact on families across Sarasota and DeSoto Counties for years to come. This award is a wonderful indication of our area’s culture of philanthropy, and we would not be able to serve those who need us most without such a loving, caring community.”