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BGCSTL Announces 5.2M Gift from MacKenzie Scott

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REQUEST FOR COVERAGE Contact: Shuntaé Shields Ryan shuntae@bgcstl.org or 314-335-8009 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis Announces 5.2M Gift from MacKenzie Scott Donation part of significant $281 million investment in Boys & Girls Clubs around the country ST. LOUIS (March 17, 2022) – Today, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis announced a gift of $5.2M from MacKenzie Scott. This significant support is part of a larger collective gift of $281 million to...

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St. Louis Companies Needed to Place Interns

The St. Louis Internship Program is building a pipeline of diverse 21st century talent. This summer, the offices of St. Louis’ best businesses, nonprofits and organizations will be home to more than 100 hardworking and talented high school students. The St. Louis Internship Program (SLIP), a key part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis, creates valuable summer internships proven to increase work readiness and develop professional skills, all while building a diverse and reliable...

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BGC Bethalto Recognition Event

Boys & Girls Club of Bethalto honored board members, community partners and staff at their recent Recognition Event for their commitment to the Boys & Girls Clubs as well as the kids and teens that we serve. Congrats to all of the following honorees! National Service to Youth Awardees: Given to staff and board members who have rendered long and devoted service to the Boys & Girls Club Movement. Kim Haywood Ruth Daniels Cassandra Johnson Vanessa Reynolds Candice Borders Charlotte...

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BGC Bethalto Dinner Auction Recap

Boys & Girls Club of Bethalto held its 25th annual Help Kids Dinner Auction at Julia’s Banquet Center in East Alton. This is the organization’s largest fundraising event that supports the mission and provides much-needed programming year-round for members. The Disco Fever themed event was a huge success with over 150 attendees and raising $41,000! Highlights of the evening included the ever-popular dessert auction, designer purse raffle, treasure chest auction and traditional silent and...

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Lailah Green Wins 2022 Youth of the Year

YOUTH OF THE YEAR WINNER ANNOUNCED AT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER ST. LOUIS GREAT FUTURES GALA Lailah Green Wins Youth of the Year, $5,000 in Scholarships & A NEW CAR Over 330 guests and $700,000 raised for Club kids and teens! St. Louis, MO, October 22, 2021 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) is proud to announce the 2022 Youth of the Year winner is O’Fallon Park Club member Lailah Green! Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club...

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Great Futures Gala 2021

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis Annual Great Futures Gala Outdoor Tailgate Style Park & Party with a Purpose The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) will hold its annual Great Futures Gala on Wednesday, October 20 on the upper Muny Lot in Forest Park, tailgate and outdoor movie style. Last year the event was outdoors for the first time due to covid precautions and it was such a success that we returned for year two! The outdoor gala will include all of the...

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Recognition Event Honorees & Alumni Hall of Honor 2021

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis Honors Alumni, Board Members, Community Partners & Staff at Annual Recognition Event ST. LOUIS (August 13, 2021) – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) is proud to announce the 2021 Annual Recognition event honorees and Alumni Hall of Honor inductees! Each year the staff, board members, volunteers and supporters are acknowledged and celebrated for their commitment to the Boys & Girls Clubs as well as the kids and teens...

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Table for Four Recap 2021

Table for Four Guests “Stepped up to the Plate” to Support Boys & Girls Club Youth Teen Honored with Award for Volunteerism & Leadership  The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis held its annual Table for Four event on the field at Busch Stadium this week! The luncheon, themed, Step up to the Plate, attracted nearly 350 guests and raised over $120k to support programs for girls at the Clubs. It was the first in person event of the year the organization has held (social...

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News 2nd Q

Great Futures Moments - News Updates from BGCSTL 2nd Q 2021, click here.

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Jack Flaherty Donates Thousands of Books

St. Louis Cardinals Pitcher Jack Flaherty Donates Several Thousand Books to Boys & Girls Clubs Kids  Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) kids and teens received a surprise delivery from African American owned local bookstore, EyeSeeMe, courtesy of St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty!! In the boxes, thousands of books for the youth to encourage and continue to foster a love and passion for reading! Jack was an avid reader growing up and chose a bunch of books that...

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Welcome New Board Members Feb 2021

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER ST. LOUIS WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBERS St. Louis, MO, February 2021 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) welcomes new board members Taliya King, Robert Kirkland, Amy Liefer, CFRE, MSOL, Robert Minkler, Jr., Jess Moore, Adam W. Randle, John Stupp III, Nicole Tate, Erika Williams, Alan Winslow and Susan Yates. Their company and titles are: Adam W. Randle, Polsinelli Shareholder/Practice, Vice Chair Taliya King, Accenture, Managing Director Robert...

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BGCSTL & MD Clubs Unite to Serve More Youth

  BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER ST. LOUIS and MATHEWS-DICKEY BOYS' & GIRLS' CLUB UNITE TO SERVE MORE YOUTH Today, we announce that Mathews-Dickey Boys’ & Girls’ Club will soon be joining the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) family of Clubs. The Boards of Directors and staffs of both Mathews-Dickey Boys' & Girls' Club and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis care deeply about the future of the children in this community and have been exploring...

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