News

May
26
2016

The 8th Annual TOPPs Celebration took place on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. TOPPs (Threshold of Opportunities) is an annual fundraiser that allows Boys & Girls Club members to dine with sponsors and community leaders. It …

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March
31
2016

During the March 2016 Spring Break, Club members at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas were able to participate in Science Camps across our multiple locations which encourages our youth to engage in STEAMED programs.  Students were taken …

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February
10
2016

In 2015, BGCDallas served 7,500 members across our 29 Club sites. Because of our expanded partnership with DISD, we are serving more youth in our community than in our 50-year history. To date, our average daily attendance exceeds 2,200 members …

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January
8
2016

What do you do when you hear stats like: 3 out of 10 youth are overweight or obese 1 in 5 school-age children is obese Nearly 1/3 of high school students are overweight or obese Well, if you’re anything like …

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November
17
2015

As our 50th anniversary year ends, I am thankful for the tremendous community support Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas receives. In 1965, The Boys Club of Dallas opened their first Club in West Dallas to improve the lives …

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November
17
2015

Cameron Butler is a 17-year-old Oak Cliff community native and senior at South Oak Cliff High School. He started attending the Oak Cliff Boys & Girls Club at 6-years-old. Initially, Cameron attended the Club to be like his older sister. …

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August
26
2015

Youth in underserved communities are at the heart of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas mission. This summer, BGCD was part of an exciting STEM pilot program with Imagine Science that aims to engage low-income and minority youth …

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August
1
2015

As the summer starts to wind down, and we start to gear up for another school year, I am thrilled to report that BGCD experienced the largest daily attendance in years topping nearly 1,300 members a day! It has been …

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August
1
2015

Thank you to State Farm for their substantial $5,000 grant to support Career Ready. Career Ready encourages Club members ages 13 to 18 to assess their skills and interests, explore careers, make sound educational decisions and prepare to join our …

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August
1
2015

Julie Ford-Mitchell’s journey with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas – Grand Prairie Club began nearly 22 years ago as a volunteer basketball coach. As one of 10 children raised by a widowed mother, Mitchell learned early that …

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July
14
2015

It has recently been brought to our attention that a man identifying himself as Coach Thomas has been posing as a Richardson Boys & Girls Club employee and doing business to business solicitations under the guise of fundraising for the organization. According …

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