Great Future Moments

Everyday youth at our Clubs demonstrate positive service and leadership at school, home, church and community. We celebrate them and the staff at our Clubs for the impact they make in the lives of these children. Read their stories below.

ON THE MOVE: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis Announces New Board Members

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) proudly welcomes four new board members dedicated to inspiring and empowering Club youth to succeed and champion opportunities to prepare them for the future.  BGCSTL President Dr. Flint Fowler says, “We are excited to add four new board members who bring their expertise, passion, and experience to help us get our youth future-ready.”   Boys & Girls Clubs play a significant role in the lives of more than 4 million young people...

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Foot Locker Makes A Generous Donation

Thanks to Foot Locker -Galleria, Markeetious Fisher & his team, BGC Adams Park Club members had a pizza party, dodgeball game & several fun activities! Markeetious & his group raised $5810K for the Club and presented the check to BGCSTL President Dr. Flint Fowler & BGC APC Club members. Members had a ball! Thanks, Foot Locker & Markeetious, for making it happen! #STL #bgcstl #youth  Raise your hand if you like to play dodgeball! Of course, everyone enjoyed the pizza...

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Ismail Botchway Wins 2023-24 Youth of the Year

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER ST. LOUIS NAMES YOUTH OF THE YEAR WINNER The winner receives a $5000 scholarship and vehicle courtesy of Frank Leta Automotive ST. LOUIS, MO - October 28, 2023 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) proudly announces the 2023-24 Youth of the Year winner, 17-year-old Ismail Botchway. Ismail now holds the highest honor a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. The Youth of the Year is a national signature youth recognition program...

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BGCSTL opens Center of Hope in Tower Grove

Boys & Girls Club of Greater St. Louis celebrated the grand opening of the new Panda Cares Center of Hope at BGC Adams Park Club in Tower Grove. Panda Express partnered with BGCSTL President Dr. Flint Fowler and Panda Express Area Coach of Operations Leonardo Morales. Photo by Wiley Price l St. Louis American Originally published on www.stlamerican.com Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) and Panda Cares decided to bear down and create the Center of Hope, a culinary and...

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When a Program Works, It’s Life Changing…SLIP Is That Program

A SLIP Program Success Story At BGCSTL, we boast about our programs, like the St. Louis Internship Program (SLIP), and we share the numbers to prove its' success. Celebrating more than 30 years of youth workforce development, we would like to share one of the program's early success stories. Trisha Gordon is one of those stellar reasons to brag about SLIP! You would never guess the challenges she overcame at a very young age.  Gordon was born at five and a half months with underdeveloped...

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Boys & Girls Clubs, A T & T & Compudot Distribute Free Computers

More than 200 families including Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) members received free computers Monday thanks to AT&T working with Compudopt to bridge the digital divide. Families with children in grades K-12 who did not have home computers were eligible to pick up a free, refurbished laptop! Ferguson Mayor Ella Jones and Missouri State Rep. Raychel Proudie (District 73) were on hand to assist with computer distribution. Advance registration was...

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2023 Recognition Event & Alumni Hall of Honor

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis HonorsAlumni, Board Members, Community Partners & Staffat Annual Recognition EventNew Inductees into the Alumni Hall of Honor ST. LOUIS (June 14, 2023) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) celebrated a big night for staff, former Club members, volunteers, and Board Members at the annual Recognition Ceremony at Edward Jones Headquarters. The annual event celebrates the dedicated work of BGCSTL staff, volunteers, Board Members,...

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Advantage Capital STL Makes A Generous Donation

Thank you, Advantage Capital St. Louis, for your generous donation presented to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) President Dr. Flint Fowler. Advantage Capital has been a generous donor of BGCSTLs for the past three years. This year, the local office initiated a creative fundraising campaign to support BGCSTL. Senior Associate Beth A. Fore said, "We created fun activities to raise funds between 25 to 30 people in our office. Everyone enjoyed the activities, which...

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2023 Youth of the Year & Gala Recap

YOUTH OF THE YEAR WINNER ANNOUNCED AT BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER ST. LOUIS GREAT FUTURES GALA Zhariah Davis Wins Youth of the Year, $5,000 in Scholarships & A NEW CAR Over 500 guests and $660,000 raised for Club kids and teens! St. Louis, MO, November 28, 2022 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) is proud to announce the 2023 Youth of the Year winner is O’Fallon Park Club member Zhariah Davis! Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls...

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Taylor Family and Enterprise Holdings Gift to BGCSTL

Generous Donation from Longtime Partner The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis (BGCSTL) is thrilled to announce that the Taylor Family and Enterprise Holdings will be making a gift of $5 Million dollars to support the recent mergers, combinations and partnerships! It will come in a combined donation from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation and the Crawford Taylor Family Foundation. Mike Andrew, Enterprise Holdings, Inc. Senior Vice President & General Counsel and BGCSTL board...

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