Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston to participate in Readiness Day on Sept. 8 as part of National Preparedness Month

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) will participate in Readiness Day on Thursday, Sept. 8, part of National Preparedness Month (NPM) in concert with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and FEMA, in which Clubs focus on emergency preparedness. National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year, with the 2022 theme of ” Lasting Legacy,” and the tag line, “The life you’ve built […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston presents 34th annual Great Futures Dinner on April 20 at Hilton Americas-Houston

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston presents the 34th Annual Great Futures Dinner which will be held Apr. 20 at Hilton Americas-Houston. Photo credit: Jenny Antill Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) presents the 34th annual Great Futures Dinner on Wednesday, Apr. 20 at the Hilton Americas-Houston. The Great Futures Dinner is the premier annual fundraiser of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston. Included in the festive evening will be the silent and live auctions,  pre-event cocktails, a seated dinner and […]

First Daughter Ashley Biden takes part in breakfast and Be the Change You Want 2 See teen-led town hall addressing gun violence with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston and Texas Southern University 

First Daughter Ashley Biden joined with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) and Texas Southern University (TSU) in addressing gun violence at two events on the TSU campus on Feb. 26: the “Champions for Change” breakfast and Be the Change You Want 2 See, a teen-led, anti-gun violence town hall supported by Amazon Rise. She gave the breakfast keynote address and served as moderator for the town hall panel discussion, closing out […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston elects William (Will) Leven as Chairman of the Board of Directors

Will Leven

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) announces that William (Will) Leven is the new Chairman of the Board of Directors for the nonprofit and will serve a two-year term in this role, running through December 2023. Leven had been serving as interim Board Chair following the death of former Board Chair Julius Young, Jr. in September 2021. “Will Leven, who has been an invaluable member of our board and executive committee since 2001, […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston encourages volunteers to step up during January’s National Mentoring Month

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, the region’s leading youth development organization, recognizes National Mentoring Month throughout January and encourages community members to step up and volunteer to make a difference in the lives of young people. The organization now celebrates 70 years of providing life-changing services to youth in our community, which enables them to realize bright futures. National Mentoring Month, founded in 2002 by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and Harvard School […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s sixth annual Sporting Clays Tournament raises more than $140,000 for programs

Benefits Fort Bend, Galveston and Wharton Clubs Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s, (BGCGH) sixth annual Sporting Clays Tournament, sponsored by Momentum Midstream on Nov. 19, brought in more than $140,000 to provide critical funds supporting Clubs in Fort Bend, Galveston and Wharton counties. The monies raised ensure that the Clubs in these areas will be able to continue to provide essential programming after school and in the summer to 4,000 children and teens who […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s Santa Project, presented by Kroger and CW39, seeks sponsors to fulfill holiday wish lists

For more than 13 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s (BGCGH) Santa Project has provided opportunities for individuals and companies to donate gifts to children and teens in the Greater Houston area whose families may be experiencing financial hardship during the holiday season. This year is no exception. With the Santa Project, presented by Kroger and media sponsor CW39, recipients are chosen by Club Directors from each of 23 Boys & Girls Clubs […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s Santa Project, resented by Kroger and CW39,  seeks sponsors to fulfill holiday wish lists

For more than 13 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s (BGCGH) Santa Project has provided opportunities for individuals and companies to donate gifts to children and teens in the Greater Houston area whose families may be experiencing financial hardship during the holiday season. This year is no exception. With the Santa Project, presented by Kroger and media sponsor CW39, recipients are chosen by Club Directors from each of 23 Boys & Girls Clubs […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston announces passing of its Chairman of the Board, Julius Young, Jr.

Photo caption: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston is saddened to announce the death of its Chairman of the Board and longtime Board Member, Julius Young, Jr.   Photo credit: Julius Young photo – Henrich Perez

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston is saddened to announce the death of its Chairman of the Board and longtime Board Member, Julius Young, Jr. Mr. Young passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of our good friend and our Chairman of the Board, Julius Young, Jr.,” says Kevin Hattery, President and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston. “He had been an […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston receives prestigious awards from Children at Risk and Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of two prestigious awards for its work in providing innovative services and programming for children and teens in a five-county area. These awards include “Statewide Outstanding Child-Focused Nonprofit” for Children at Risk, and “Community Partner of the Year,” given by Austin-based Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services (TACFS). Children at Risk is a non-partisan research and advocacy nonprofit established in […]