The Boys & Girls Club of West Central Missouri received a $30,000 grant on June 1 from the Taco Bell Foundation to support youth in Sedalia and surrounding communities.

The funds will go toward programs supporting youth education and career readiness.

K-MAC Enterprises, the local Taco Bell franchisee, is thrilled to support the Boys & Girls Club of West Central Missouri. Tina Reagan, CEO of K-MAC Enterprises, said “Thanks to the generosity of our Taco Bell customers who participated in the Round Up program by rounding up their order total to the nearest dollar, the Taco Bell Foundation and K-MAC Enterprises are able to support the Boys & Girls Club of West Central Missouri as they provide local youth with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in life”.

The Boys & Girls Club of West Central Missouri was one of 450+ youth-serving organizations that received a portion of the $15 million in Community Grants presented by the Taco Bell Foundation this year. The grants are an example of the Taco Bell Foundation’s mission to break down barriers to education and fuel young people’s boldest ambitions.

A check presentation will be held Wednesday, June 21 at 2:00 p.m. at the Sedalia Middle School at 2205 S. Ingram Ave in Sedalia. Media and press are invited to attend.
About K-MAC Enterprises
K-MAC Enterprises, Inc. is a leading operator of Taco Bell quick-service restaurants. The company’s restaurants, franchised from YUM! Brands, are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas. K-MAC was founded in 1964 by Ken McGruder. For more information about K-MAC Enterprises, visit

About the Taco Bell Foundation
Taco Bell Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) public charity that helps America's young people pursue their educational goals and career aspirations. Since 1992, the Taco Bell Foundation has reached more than 5 million young people across the country and has awarded $155 million in grants and scholarships, focused on education and career readiness. For more information about the Taco Bell Foundation, visit

About The Boys & Girls Club of West Central Missouri
Boys & Girls Club of West Central Missouri mission is to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as caring and productive citizens. With a focus on Academic Success, Character and Leadership Development and Healthy Lifestyles, BGC does whatever it takes to ensure great futures start for all children in rural west central Missouri. For additional information, please visit

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