Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston 33rd Annual Great Futures Dinner: Resilient Together

Oct. 21, 2021 Who: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston   What: 33rd Annual Great Futures Dinner: Resilient Together (in-person) When: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Where: Hilton Americas-Houston, 1600 Lamar St., Houston, TX 77010 Event chairs: TBD Organizations being honored: Sysco and the Mary Louise Dobson Foundation Price: Individual tickets are $500; table sponsorships start at $5,000 Benefiting: All proceeds supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston Event contact info: Sarah Burns, sburns@bgcgh.org, 713-400-2173 Party Notes: The Great Futures Dinner is the premier annual […]

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston To Hold Virtual Job Fair On Apr. 8

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston presents a virtual job fair on Apr. 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., which features openings for full- and part-time positions with 23 clubs in a five-county area. Job seekers will be able to access “on the spot” interviews with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston human resources staff members and learn specifics about the jobs and the organization. Clubs will be hiring for staff positions that include […]

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston Provides Tips For Parents To Keep Children Busy During Spring Break

With Spring Break upon us, pandemic-weary parents will be looking for new ideas that are both entertaining and educational to help keep kids active and engaged. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, the area’s leading youth development organization, offers practical, yet creative, tips for parents during the week-long vacation, which won’t “break the bank.” Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston urges parents and children to exercise caution over spring break, since we are […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston open and continues to provide essential services to families

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston continues to provide essential services to Houston area families as they recover from last week’s unprecedented winter storm. In a survey that the organization sent to parents of club members, it was determined that: More than 50 percent of the respondents reported that they are experiencing food and water insecurity More than half indicated they currently have moderate to high levels of stress Nearly 30 percent sustained damage […]

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston Presents “The Vaccine – Ask The Experts” With Physicians To Answer Covid Vaccine Questions

Facebook Live town hall events are free and open to the public Feb. 10 and Feb. 11 for both Spanish and English speakers Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) presents “The Vaccine – Ask the Experts” in two virtual town halls featuring physicians from Texas Children’s Hospital, who are also affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. The free, back-to-back events will provide vital information on the COVID-19 vaccine in a question-and-answer format, to be live […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston recognizes Fort Bend County Commissioner Grady Prestage, winner of Mayor’s History Maker Award

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston is proud to recognize board member Grady Prestage, Fort Bend County Commissioner, as one of the winners of the Mayor’s History Maker Award celebrating Black History Month. Photo courtesy of Comcast.

Presented by Comcast to honor community volunteers during Black History Month Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston is proud to recognize board member Grady Prestage, Fort Bend County Commissioner, as one of the winners of the Mayor’s History Maker Awards celebrating Black History Month. Presented by Comcast, this year’s awards honored eight community volunteers who have dedicated their lives to serving the public and contributed to making the Houston area community stronger and more […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston partners with Comcast to equip Clubs with Wi-Fi-connected “Lift Zones”

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston and Comcast have joined forces to equip 10 of the nonprofit’s Clubs in the Houston area, and its headquarters, with Wi-Fi connected “Lift Zones” to enable children and teens to fully participate in educational opportunities and the digital economy. Comcast is providing robust Wi-Fi hotspots in safe spaces designed to help lower income students get online, participate in distance learning and do their homework. Installation began last week. The “Lift […]

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston Launches Campaign To Show Appreciation To Frontline Workers

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston has launched a public service campaign to express appreciation for frontline workers who continue to do what it takes to provide critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photos by Mari Bosker, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston has launched a public service campaign to express appreciation for frontline workers who continue to do what it takes to provide critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign brings awareness about the role of healthcare workers, law enforcement officers, firefighters, educators and youth development/childcare workers in contributing to the health and safety of adults and children in the greater Houston area. For the campaign, Boys & Girls […]

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Houston Provides Guidance For a Safe, Yet Fun, Holiday

Photo Caption: At Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH), safety is always a guiding principle, and Blue, the official mascot, urges everyone to stay safe and healthy and follow best practices during the holidays. Photo courtesy Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston.

At Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH), safety is always a guiding principle, and this year safety takes on even more meaning as COVID-19 continues to be a major public health concern. That’s why it is important to stay vigilant and observe best practices during the holidays to keep children, teens, parents, grandparents and other family members and friends safe and healthy. The holidays can still be fun and meaningful with a little […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston fills record number of wish lists for 12th annual Santa Project

More than 1100 Club members received gifts for Christmas 2020 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s 12th annual Santa Project has set a record in 2020, fulfilling Christmas wish lists for more than 1,100 children and teens. The event’s success was due to the participation of lead sponsor Kroger and media partner CW39, along with the generosity of individuals and companies who sponsor Club members and families to guarantee they would have a happy […]