News & Updates

10,000 Kids | 1 at a Time – 2018 Annual Report Released

10,000 Kids | 1 at a Time – 2018 Annual Report Released

It has been an exciting year at Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver and there is more excitement to come. But before we move any further ahead in 2019, I invite you to take a few moments to look back at last year and reflect on what we achieved together. Our most...

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Encouraging Social Empathy

Encouraging Social Empathy

By Erin Porteous, CEO We all know the old saying, ‘kids these days’ whether we heard our grandparents say it, our parents or maybe just someone passing by. Typically the phrase was coupled with a shoulder shrug, possibly a nod to a misunderstanding in an interaction...

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Inspired by the next generation

Inspired by the next generation

A Youth of the Year judge shares her experienceZach McGuire, Amy Parsons (CSU), Allie Pisching (Denver Broncos), Bob Clark, Dan Ball (RBC Wealth Management) and Jim Kellogg prepare for interviews with our Club member leaders. Allie Pisching, Executive Director of...

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Kids Weigh In…on Love

Kids Weigh In…on Love

Happy Valentine's Day!Our Club kids want to share the love on this special day We asked our Club kids a simple question: What is love? Some of their answers were insightful...others were just plain cute. We hope you'll check out their video - and share with your...

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Update about potential DPS teachers’ strike

Update about potential DPS teachers’ strike

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver serves kids and families by providing our Club members with enriching programming that has the power to positively shape and change their lives. Our membership is open to all school-aged youth grades K-12. Boys & Girls Clubs...

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The Mirage of Work-Life Balance

The Mirage of Work-Life Balance

By Erin Porteous, CEO Three little words. Three little words that obsess and elude so many of us: Work. Life. Balance. Sometimes trying to achieve the dream of work-life balance feels like a sprint. Other days it feels like trying to cross the finish line of a...

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The Present of Presence

The Present of Presence

by Erin Porteous, CEO I recently updated the software on my phone and noticed a new feature. My phone now tracks my usage – including how many times I pick it up in a day. Yesterday’s count was 40 times. Wanting to know how I measured up, I did a bit of research and...

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