Chuck E. Cheese Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to Deliver Positive Impact in Communities Across the Country

Chuck E. Cheese’s Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to Deliver Positive Impact in Communities Across the Country

The leader in family dining and entertainment will support the leader in youth development by bringing fun to more kids and setting them on the path to great futures

Atlanta, GA. (January 16, 2018) – Chuck E. Cheese’s family dining restaurants and Boys & Girls Clubs of America today launched a multi-year national partnership to help all current and future Boys & Girls Club members reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Through a network of over 500 restaurants, Chuck E. Cheese’s will drive customer engagement in support of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s mission with a series of donation campaigns hosted in the spring and fall, as well as select activations throughout the year including a “Back2School: Stuff the Bus” campaign.

Chuck E. Cheese’s are known to communities across the country as the go-to destination for family fun, helping to bridge relationships and encourage positive outcomes through a welcoming and safe environment for all. Chuck E. Cheese’s, widely known to be the place where a kid can be a kid, closely mirrors the Boys & Girls Club experience. Through this partnership, Chuck E. Cheese’s and Boys & Girls Clubs of America will reinforce how critical fun and play are to a productive future for young people.  

“We’re honored to be joining forces with such an inspirational organization,” said Tom Leverton, CEO of CEC Entertainment. “We admire all that Boys & Girls Clubs do for children in local communities across the nation and we’re hopeful that we’ll be able to make a purposeful, positive impact, not only through donation drives, but by engaging with Clubs and their members at the local level.”

 “We are proud to partner with Chuck E. Cheese’s, a premiere family dining locale that shares our Clubs’ commitment to fun and inclusiveness,” said Jim Clark, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. “Together we will make a great team, promoting positive youth development in common communities around the country.”

In addition to customer engagement, Chuck E. Cheese’s will offer custom coupons and discounts for local Boys & Girls Clubs to visit restaurants through special group events, unique fundraising nights and celebratory opportunities.  

About Boys & Girls Clubs of America

For more than 150 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America ( has enabled young people most in need to achieve great futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, 4,300 Clubs serve 4 million young people through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native lands throughout the country, and serve military families in BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. They 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. Club programs promote academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. In a Harris Survey of alumni, 54 percent said the Club saved their lives. National headquarters are located in Atlanta. Learn more at on Facebook and Twitter.

About CEC Entertainment, Inc.

CEC Entertainment is the nationally recognized leader in family dining and entertainment with both its Chuck E. Cheese’s and Peter Piper Pizza restaurants.  As the place where a million happy birthdays are celebrated every year, Chuck E. Cheese’s goal is to create positive, lifelong memories for families through fun, food, and play and is the place Where A Kid Can Be A Kid®. Committed to providing a fun, safe environment, Chuck E. Cheese’s helps protect families through industry-leading programs such as Kid Check®. As a strong advocate for its local communities, Chuck E. Cheese’s has donated more than $14 million to schools through its fundraising programs and supports its new national charity partner, Boys and Girls Club of America. The Company and its franchisees operate a system of 607 Chuck E. Cheese’s and 147 Peter Piper Pizza stores, with locations in 47 states and 13 foreign countries and territories. For more information, visit Chuck E. Cheese’s or connect with us on social media.

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Ashley Keyes                                                              

Boys & Girls Clubs of America


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Christelle Dupont

CEC Entertainment, Inc.


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