Happy hour wasn't just an excuse for cocktails Thursday and Friday, but a chance to make a difference for Cleveland kids.

The Bridge Board for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland served as special guest bartenders at the Burntwood Tavern in Solon Thursday and Rocky River again, Friday night. WKYC Channel 3's Sara Shookman was one of them.

Tips on tabs go directly to the BGC to fund after-school programming, summer hours to keep kids busy and college scholarships, all for some of the most at-risk Northeast Ohio kids. Most club families pay only $10 to participate in a school year's worth of care and homework help.

If you'd like to help, you can still leave a virtual tip by clicking on the link here.