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Visit the Resources page on BGCA’s website for more… Education Many staff members at Boys & Girls Clubs strive to meet the educational needs of their Club youth through innovative programs such as Project Learn, a comprehensive strategy that uses fun but academically beneficial activities. Parents and caregivers can use a similar strategy at home […]

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Meet Jim Clark…

To introduce himself to Clubs and communities around the country, Jim, BGCA’s new president and CEO, is visiting numerous Clubs this year. He is documenting his travels and sharing his thoughts about Clubs, kids and our future. With summer upon us, Jim’s thoughts turn to summer activities at Clubs. During this time of year, Boys & Girls […]

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Shaun White “Great Futures Start Here”

Clubs across the world know that great futures start within their walls. Boys & Girls Clubs have been molding and influencing youth since 1860. Read about some of these well-known alumni who were influenced by their hometown Boys & Girls Club. As a kid growing up in California, Shaun White knew he could always count […]

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Sara Delano Roosevelt “Great Futures Start Here”

Clubs across the world know that great futures start within their walls. Boys & Girls Clubs have been molding and influencing youth since 1860. Read about some of these well-known alumni who were influenced by their hometown Boys & Girls Club. A former Club member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Westchester, N.Y, […]

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Denzel Washington “Great Futures Start Here”

Clubs across the world know that great futures start within their walls. Boys & Girls Clubs have been molding and influencing youth since 1860. Read about some of these well-known alumni who were influenced by their hometown Boys & Girls Club. Growing up in Mount Vernon, N.Y., Denzel Washington had parents who were both busy […]

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Cuba Gooding Jr. “Great Futures Start Here”

Clubs across the world know that great futures start within their walls. Boys & Girls Clubs have been molding and influencing youth since 1860. Read about some of these well-known alumni who were influenced by their hometown Boys & Girls Club. Unlike many kids who come to Boys & Girls Clubs, Cuba Gooding Jr. was […]

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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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Paul Mitchell Makes Giving Back Stylish. A portion of proceeds from all Paul Mitchell® holiday gift set purchases benefit BGCA.

    This holiday season, giving back is in style with a bright and creative new partnership for an even brighter cause. John Paul Mitchell Systems has teamed up with famed jewelry designer Tarina Tarantino to introduce a new holiday collection of special-edition styling tools and gift sets designed in the spirit of Tarina Tarantino’s […]

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