2021 Great Futures Gala

Save-the-Date October 20, 2021

Save the date for the Great Futures Gala themed “Jerseys & Jewels” on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. The event will once again be drive in tailgate style outdoors on the Upper Muny Lot in Forest Park complete with a center stage, large outdoor movie screens, an emcee, musical entertainment and dinner. Within this enclosed area, people will enjoy our Gala from the privacy and comfort of their cars allowing for more distancing in a safer social environment. We will also announce our 2022 Youth of the Year at the event and celebrate the impact BGCSTL continues to have on youth. For more information contact Tiffany Kilper at tiffanyk@bgcstl.org or 314-335-8206. To download the sponsorship form, click here. To download the 2021 Great Futures Gala Fact Sheet, click here.

2021 Co-Chairs
Leah & Chris Harris
Nancy & Jim Wolfe
John Stupp III & Catherine Toben
Kathryn & Jim Sansone

2020 YOUTH OF THE YEAR WINNER ANNOUNCED
AT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER ST. LOUIS GREAT FUTURES GALA
Ja’Niyah Banks-Ewing Wins Youth of the Year, $9,000 in Scholarships & A NEW CAR
Over 200 guests and $450,000 raised for Club kids!
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) is proud to announce the 2021 Youth of the Year winner is Ja’Niyah Banks-Ewing! Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive and a signature national youth recognition program that celebrates the recipient’s contributions to their family, school, community, and their Boys & Girls Club. The winner was announced at the outdoor 70s themed, drive in tailgate style Great Futures Gala (reimagined), the largest fundraising event for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis, which raised $450,000 for Club youth!
Special thanks to the Great Futures Gala committee including Co-chairs – Lorenzo & Sheila Boyd, Matt & Linda Renner and Brad & Michele Sowers. And, to the following sponsors for their support: Lead Sponsor, Emerson Foundation; Presenting Sponsors, Centene Charitable Foundation, Express Scripts, Stifel, Matt & Linda Renner and, Brad & Michele Sowers. Click here to read more. And, here, to view photos from the evening!