The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Missouri receives a $5,000 dollar grant.
The grant will provide funding for the "Triple Play Healthy Lifestyles" program. This includes improving the well-being of Joplin area kids, and supporting active, healthy lifestyles.
The funding is provided by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. This grant from the Anthem Foundation, is one of more than 100 distributed across the nation, and is a part of a five-year, $10 million dollar commitment from Anthem to the Boys and Girls Clubs.