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Welcome Home: The Boys and Girls Club Becomes a Home Away from Home

While home is often thought of as the residence we enter on a daily basis, many of us also have a home away from home. Usually it’s a place where we can find comfort and fun among friends we know. One of those places for many kids in Newark, NJ is the local Boys & Girls Club.

While home is often thought of as the residence we enter on a daily basis, many of us also have a home away from home. Usually it’s a place where we can find comfort and fun among friends we know. One of those places for many kids in Newark, NJ is the local Boys & Girls Club.

Dozens of children come there after school to do homework, hang out, play basketball and just enjoy time with others so when George Oliphant and his team from NBC’s George to the Rescure had the opportunity to enhance this home away from home they jumped at the chance.

In the video above, you’ll see what the people who help run the Newark Boys & Girls club have to say about this home away from home means for the kids who come here and for the neighborhood as a whole.

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David Marine is the Vice President of Brand Engagement for Coldwell Banker where he oversees the brand’s content strategy including acting as managing editor for the Coldwell Banker blog and heading up video production efforts. While Vice President by day, David runs a three ring circus at night as he is the father of 4 boys. He also happens to be married to Wonder Woman. True story.

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