Great Futures Start Here

BGCA’s Great Futures Start Here PSA was directed by Ron Howard and features 21 notable Boys & Girls Club alumni including national co-spokespersons Denzel Washington and Jennifer Lopez, along with Ashanti, General Wesley Clark, Misty Copeland, John Paul DeJoria, Cuba Gooding Jr., Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Sugar Ray Leonard, Mario Lopez, Ne-Yo, Edward James […]

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“Our History”

For more than 150 years, Clubs have been helping kids reach their full potential. Boys & Girls Clubs of America had its beginnings in 1860 with three women in Hartford, Conn.:  Mary Goodwin, Alice Goodwin and Elizabeth Hammersley. Believing that boys who roamed the streets should have a positive alternative, they organized the first Club. […]

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Great Futures and Great Pizza Start Here

Boys & Girls Club Members are making the pies!    Continuing their summer-long festival of international foods, Fredericksburg’s First Friday Food Ministry is focusing on pizza tomorrow! It may have started in Italy, but it seems like every country produces its own version that reflects local ingredients and tastes.   Pizza makers are members of Fredericksburg’s Boys & […]

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Vote for “The Best Stores in Town” at ShopAcrossTexas.com

“Because shopping at mediocre stores just isn’t an option!” Vote for your favorite store in Fredericksburg, until June 15! Take a look-see at www.shopacrosstexas.com while you’re at it. Our fabulous friends and long-time supporters are worth checking out. (You can choose from existing list or write-in your favorite, if not mentioned. Every single Shopping for a Cause […]

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CHEESE!!!

We’ve joined Flickr. In addition to photos on www.ShoppingTournament.org, you can visit our Flickr Site to reminisce (or visit for the first time!) the fun, philanthropy and fabulousness that is Shopping for a Cause! MUCHOS KUDOS to the fabulous Cynthia Lively of cynlee-studios, diva of creative photography & graphic design. Cynthia has most graciously has donated […]

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