Comcast announced on Aug. 14 that the Comcast Foundation awarded the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club Laurel Extension with a $15,000 grant in support of the club’s My.Future technology program, which uses hands-on technology training to equip club kids with the skills needed today.

The grant will be used to provide club staff with additional training and funding to purchase equipment, including computers, tablets, smartboards, digital cameras, music studio tools and video-editing technology.

The My.Future program allows club members to explore different areas of interest, and complete projects in various fields Club members are awarded with digital badges which can be showcased online, shared with peers or added to a member's resume to indicate their technical competency.

This grant is in recognition of Comcast’s commitment to the communities where its customers and employees live and work.