For Immediate Release
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Media Contact:
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
(720) 891-4439 | LaurenK@bgcmd.org
March 28, 2023
On April 22, hundreds of supporters will celebrate and raise funds for the incredible Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver youth who are changing their communities at the Hyatt Regency in Denver.
Denver, CO (March 28, 2023): Boys & Girls Club of Metro Denver is thrilled to welcome Suncor back as the presenting sponsor of their 2023 gala, “Dreamers & Leaders.” The event, which is scheduled to take place on April 22, 2023, invites community members to hear from the young leaders who attend the Clubs while supporting programming that helps members turn their big dreams into real possibilities. Guests will experience an entertaining silent auction and cocktail hour, celebrate the winners of Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver’s 2023 leadership program, and hear from Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver CEO Erin Porteous. The evening will also include a chef-designed dinner and silent disco.
As the presenting sponsor, Suncor Energy is committed to supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver’s mission of providing Club members with safe, supportive, fun, and enriching environments that inspire and empower them to achieve their greatest potential. Over the past 16 years, Suncor has invested more than $3.6 million in Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver members, including funding the Suncor Boys & Girls Club. Suncor’s commitment to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver ensures that thousands of children are equipped with the tools and relationships they need to envision and plan for fantastic futures.
“We are excited to be the presenting sponsor of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Gala,” said Brian Suchand, General Manager Operations – USA, at Suncor. “We believe in the power of community, and we know that combining community and Suncor strengths can help build a better future for generations ahead. Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver provides a critical support system for children and youth in Denver, and we are honored to be a part of this important event.”
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is one of the largest and most comprehensive youth development organizations in Colorado, providing innovative after-school and summer programming to thousands of kids a year across 20 Club locations. At the Club, kids find safe spaces to grow, develop, and play; access social-emotional learning support; build relationships with peers, mentors, and trusted adults; and participate in fun and educationally-enriching activities.
"We are incredibly grateful to Suncor and all the ways in which they have supported our kids and our mission, including their sponsorship of this critical fundraising event,” said Erin Porteous, Chief Executive Officer for Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver. "Their support allows us continue to provide the resources needed to help Club kids reach their full potential and become leaders in their communities. We are grateful for their commitment and look forward to an evening of celebration and community."
For more information about Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver’s 2023 gala, “Dreamers & Leaders,” Presented by Suncor, visit www.bgcmd.org/gala.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver changes lives. From the first day of kindergarten through high school graduation, we help kids succeed in school, develop good character and citizenship, and live healthy lives. At more than 20 neighborhood Clubs and our summer camp in Ward, CO, we provide our members with safe, supportive, fun, and enriching environments that inspire and empower them to achieve their greatest potential. Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is a community-based organization where kids find a safe place during the critical out-of-school time to become inspired, build relationships, and learn how big a part they play in their community and their future.