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Boys and Girls Clubs leader moving on

 

After serving for six years as director of development for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula, Chris Canter has accepted a position with a different nonprofit.

Mr. Canter will lead the development program for Shelter Network, an organization that provides housing and support services to homeless families and individuals on the Peninsula, he said in an e-mail to The Almanac.

The Boys and Girls Clubs provide extracurricular programs designed to help kids from low-income families succeed in school. The clubs work with children and teenagers from East Palo Alto, Redwood City, and Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood.

Mr. Canter has been an occasional contributor to The Almanac, writing about the clubs' work, and the challenges faced by the children enrolled in their programs.

In the e-mail, he said he planned to remain involved with the Boys and Girls Clubs as a volunteer.

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Posted by Willy
a resident of Woodside: other
on Jan 5, 2010 at 12:22 pm

Wow - from one great organization to another! Good luck, Mr Canter.

And thanks for strengthening our community!


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