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July
5
2017

Earlier this year, Texas Instruments awarded Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas with a $30,000 grant to fund our summer coding camp. Now known as the Texas Instruments Coding Camp, it encompasses curriculum developed and taught by University of …

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June
26
2017

When many people hear human trafficking, they envision young girls being smuggled into the United States from foreign countries or college girls being snatched while vacationing. Allow us to introduce to you a modern-day illustration happening every day, right here …

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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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