Show the love all year long

RayionaEleven-year-old Rayiona shows up to her Boys & Girls Club nearly every day. In fact, last year she was the #10 top attender at the Boettcher Boys & Girls Club, and with good reason – because the Club serves “the whole child”.

With both parents working hard to make ends meet, often, there are no adult role models home during the after school hours. Thus, Rayiona turns to the Club staff for guidance. On any given day at the Club, Rayiona has access to a safe space with positive mentors, a warm meal, a place to simply be a kid and spend time with friends and much more. Continue reading

Corporate Partner of the Month: Denver Broncos

Broncos LogoWe are humbled and honored to recognize, as our inaugural corporate partner of the month, the Denver Broncos Football Club. As the Broncos vie for the title at this year’s Super Bowl, they can rest assured knowing that they’ve already won the title of our #1 corporate supporter here in Denver. Continue reading

Boys & Girls Clubs Bowl

header1THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS BOWL IS BACK! The Denver Broncos are heading to the Super Bowl and so once again, we’re bringing back the Boys & Girls Clubs Bowl. Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Charlotte are going head-to-head in a fundraising challenge to see which community of supporters is the ultimate in helping kids succeed! Continue reading

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Launches 8th Annual Dream House Raffle

2016 Boys & Girls Clubs Dream House Raffle Learn more at www.MileHighRaffle.comBoys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is pleased to announce the launch of the eighth annual Dream House Raffle. A limited number of tickets will be sold, offering participants a chance to win the Grand Prize of the Denver Dream House or $2 million in cash. An additional 2,750 prizes will be given away throughout the raffle period (January 18 through April 22, 2016). The odds of winning a prize are 1 in 20. Continue reading

Turning resolutions into a revolution

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions to improve our health and wellness. At Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, we strive to turn these resolutions into an ongoing health revolution for our Club members. Our programs give kids guidance and the motivation necessary to make positive choices and lead healthy lifestyles all year long.

Recently, Club members have gotten the opportunity to partake in an array of interactive health initiatives. Here are a few highlights:

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Macy’s Thank You For Sharing Campaign

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Since 2010, Boys & Girls Clubs of America has proudly partnered with Macy’s to make a difference in our local communities.

During the holiday season, Macy’s raises over $1 million to support BGCA and local affiliates like Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver through their popular “Thanks for Sharing” campaign. Macy’s shoppers can enroll in the “Thanks for Sharing” program and receive discounts on their purchases, with a portion of each enrollment fee supporting Boys & Girls Clubs education programs. Continue reading

Up close with Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock

Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock reflects on the impact that Boys & Girls Clubs has had on his life and shares the City of Denver’s goals for the youth in our community.

mayor-hancock-quoteDescribe your involvement with Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver.
I grew up going to the local Boys & Girls Club in northeast Denver along with my sisters and brothers and many friends. This organization has been an invaluable partner to the city and families of Denver for decades. Today, they play an integral role in partnership with my administration to form and implement the Denver Afterschool Alliance. As one of Denver’s organizational leaders in data collection and work around providing high-quality afterschool programming, they have been and continue to be a go-to partner when it comes to closing opportunity gaps in Denver’s neighborhoods in need. Continue reading