Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Launches 7th Annual Dream House Raffle

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is pleased to announce the launch of the seventh annual Dream House Raffle. A limited number of tickets will be sold, offering participants a chance to win the Grand Prize of a $2.4 million Denver home or $2 million in cash. An additional 1,100 prizes will be given away throughout the raffle period (January 19 through April 24, 2015). The odds of winning a prize are 1 in 50.
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Owen Boys & Girls Club Receives Donation as part of MLB Groundskeepers Conference

As part of the Annual MLB Groundskeepers Conference held in Denver, a ceremony took place on January 13 at Coors Field to present Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver with a donation of equipment and resources valued at over $20,000.

Owen Boys & Girls Club Director Steve Martinez accepts donation of supplies at the MLB Groundskeepers Conference on January 13, 2015

Owen Boys & Girls Club Director Steve Martinez accepts donation of supplies at the MLB Groundskeepers Conference on January 13, 2015

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Success in the Arts

Birds of the Season Art Piece16-year-old Areli spends a good amount of her time in the Cultural Arts Room when she goes to her Boys & Girls Club. Much of her time spent in the art room is dedicated to creating art pieces to be submitted to the Boys & Girls Clubs Fine Arts Exhibit.

The Fine Arts Exhibit is part of a year-round program which encourages artistic expression through classes, special events and local exhibits. The program culminates in the National Fine Arts Exhibit, which begins at Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Conference and then tours the United States.

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Boettcher Boys & Girls Club closed this week due to flooding

Announcement: The Boettcher Boys & Girls Club (1523 Boston Street, Aurora) will be closed the week of January 5-9, 2015 due to flooding.  

A pipe broke in the past week while the building was closed and caused considerable damage to the interior.  As a result, we have turned off the water in the building and will be closed for the remainder of the week.  We will repair the building as quickly as possible to return to normal operations.

We will share updates about the Club schedule and plans to reopen as we learn more.  We will post updates on this website and on the Club Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/bgcmd.boettcher.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Boettcher Club Director Kelly O’Mary at 303-364-0039 or by email at Boettcher@bgcmd.org.  To find another Boys & Girls Club location for your child(ren) during the closure, please view our list of locations or call 303-892-9200.

Any media inquiries should be directed to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver President John Barry at 303.892.9200.

Commerce City Boys & Girls Club Awarded Grant for Healthy Lifestyles Program

triple playCommerce City Boys & Girls Club of Metro Denver announced today a new grant award thanks to the support of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation. The grant of $5,000 will support programming for Triple Play, a program aimed at improving the health and wellness of kids. The funding will offer critical support for Club kids, providing curriculum and programming to help kids make healthy choices for the mind, body and soul.

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Give Where You Live on Colorado Gives Day

Colorado Gives Day is only two weeks away! On December 9th this annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving will give you the opportunity to help support your local Boys & Girls Clubs in a big way.

To motivate donors to give on Colorado Gives Colorado Gives Day 2014Day, Community First Foundation and FirstBank partnered to create a $1 Million Incentive Fund. The incentive fund, proportionally increases the value of every dollar donated and is 300 percent larger than last year.

Now is the best time of the year to give where you live! 100% of your donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver will help families who rely on their local Club’s support on a daily basis.

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Care 4 Colorado Toy Drive

CHelp Boys & Girls Club members experience all the joy that the holiday season can bring and participate in our annual Care 4 Colorado Toy Drive! CBS4 and King Soopers are teaming up to collect toys and donations for Colorado children served by Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver. You will have the opportunity to donate new and unwrapped toys beginning on Monday, December 1, 2014 through Wednesday, December 24, 2014.

Toy Drop-Off Locations:

  • All local King Soopers in the Metro Denver area.
    • Special Drop-off day: On Wednesday, December 17th from 4:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. CBS4 and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver will hold a special collection day event. CBS4 talent will be on hand to collect toy donations, thank donors, and greet CBS4 viewers. Toys can be dropped off at:
      • King Soopers
        2750 S. Colorado Blvd.
        Denver, CO 80222
  • CBS4 Studios throughout the entire month of December:
    • CBS4
      1044 Lincoln Street
      Denver, CO 80203

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