Boettcher Boys & Girls Club wins 2018 Merit Award for Program Excellence

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is pleased to announce that the Boettcher Boys & Girls Club in Aurora was awarded the prestigious Merit Award for Program Excellence in Outdoor Education from Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The award was recently presented during Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s 112th National Conference in San Diego. Merit Awards for Program Excellence, are sponsored by MetLife Foundation and presented annually for outstanding programs developed and implemented to lead youth to great futures at Boys & Girls Clubs across the country. Each honoree also receives a $2,500 award. Continue reading

Our Clubs are in good hands with Allstate

A huge thank you goes out this month to one of our most impactful Corporate Sponsors, Allstate! For the second year in a row, Allstate partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver for their annual Day of Service. To demonstrate their commitment to empowering youth to make a difference in their communities, Allstate agents volunteered their services on Saturday, April 7th at three Clubs in the Metro Denver area as well as at Clubs in nine other states in the region. Continue reading

RBC Wealth Management serving as the presenting sponsor of 2018 Boys & Girls Clubs Gala

2018 GalaBoys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is pleased to announce that RBC Wealth Management will serve as the presenting sponsor when the organization hosts its annual gala on May 19 at the Hyatt Regency Denver.

“We’re incredibly grateful for both the opportunity to help present this year’s Boys & Girls Club Gala and to continue what has been an incredible partnership with one of our community’s most valued organizations,” said RBC Wealth Management Senior Managing Director – Complex Director, Dan Ball. “The impact that Boys & Girls Clubs delivers back to our community is told across multiple generations and we’re excited to help support and grow the resources that are so vital to these young kids, their families and our community as a whole.” Continue reading

Corporate Partner of the Month: OppenheimerFunds

This month, we are thrilled to highlight OppenheimerFunds for being an outstanding corporate partner of our Clubs! OppenheimerFunds is one of the most well-known and established asset-management firms in the country. Their core values of integrity and excellence directly align with that of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, and it shows in their commitment to supporting our life-changing programs. We are so thankful for this partnership! Continue reading

Celebrate Buffalo Wild Wings Community Day on April 18, 2018

 

On Wednesday, April 18, the metro Denver area Buffalo Wild Wings® restaurants will show their support through Community Day, an annual celebration that raises funds for local kids and teens as part of the Buffalo Wild Wings Team Up for Kids® mission. Ten percent total restaurant sales and 100 percent of Guest donations on April 18 will be donated to our Club to support our youth programs! Continue reading

Malachi H. named Colorado State Youth of the Year

Competing against nine other Boys & Girls Club members from across Colorado, 17-year-old Malachi H. has been selected as the 2018 Boys & Girls Clubs Colorado State Youth of the Year, the most prestigious leadership title a Boys & Girls Club member can earn. A member at the Boettcher Boys & Girls Club in Aurora for 11 years, Malachi has demonstrated leadership and responsibility in all areas of life.

“Malachi’s strong character, leadership and determination to succeed were key factors in his selection as Youth of the Year,” said CEO Erin Porteous. “We are exceptionally proud to have him represent Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver and the state of Colorado.” Continue reading

Allstate Foundation to partner with Boys & Girls Clubs for annual Day of Service

Allstate expects to raise $200,000 for Clubs in nine states 

WHO:
Allstate agency owners and Allstate representatives, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver staff

WHAT:
For the second year, Allstate has partnered with Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver for their annual Day of Service. To demonstrate their commitment to empowering youth to make a difference in their communities, Allstate agents will be volunteering their services at three Clubs in the metro Denver area as well as at Clubs in nine other states in the region.

Volunteer projects range from landscaping, painting, gardening, organization and repair projects in addition to overall beautification and cleaning of the Clubs.

In addition to the volunteer service, the Allstate Foundation will donate $1,000 for every agent who volunteers. The total contribution is expected to exceed $200,000. Continue reading

Corporate Partner of the Month: Viewhouse

For the past three years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver has been the lucky recipient of ViewHouse’s philanthropic partnership. The three ViewHouse locations in the Denver metro area (Ballpark, Centennial and Littleton) have worked together to strengthen their incredible support, which benefits our Club kids all over Denver.

The ViewHouse’s commitment to Healthy Lifestyles makes them a perfect partner for BGCMD. Chef Jose Guerrero (featured on top Food Network shows and former Club member) has an affinity for the work of Boys & Girls Clubs, which inspired him to create and run his own Farm to Table Garden program at the Owen Club. His dedication inspires others and we are thrilled to see his efforts go from seed to harvest this year.

ViewHouse’s amazing staff has shown their dedication to our mission by giving their personal time, from judging in the Youth of the Year competition to volunteering in the Clubs, including the annual Thanksgiving feast they prepare and share with our members and families. Thank you for all of the support ViewHouse!