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Holiday Reminder for BGCWPA Families

2020-11-24T11:07:28-05:00

From our BGCWPA family to yours this holiday season, This holiday season we want to encourage families to reflect on the positives of the year and remember what you are thankful for. Here at BGCWPA we are thankful for all of our families, staff, partners, and communities that allow us to serve our mission to do “whatever it takes.” Together we activate and advance the potential in all youth.  Safety is our #1 priority here at Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania. This is why BGCWPA would like to remind families to practice safety over the holiday season and to [...]

Holiday Reminder for BGCWPA Families2020-11-24T11:07:28-05:00

BGCWPA Teams up with KDKA for STEM Fest!

2020-11-20T13:31:58-05:00

BGCWPA is so excited to share news of the upcoming KDKA STEM Fest! BGCWPA is partnering with KDKA TV to provide fun, creative workshops on Pittsburgh Today Live! CGI, Williams Energy, Verizon, Amazon and others will provide fun, engaging information about their technology and jobs within their fields. Gather the whole family to watch, learn and enjoy discovering! Learn more on KDKA’s STEM Fest website. KDKA STEM Fest: Monday, November 30th Time: 9:00 AM  Show: Pittsburgh Today Live Throughout November, be sure to catch our BGCWPA commercial on KDKA!  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, STEM occupations are forecast [...]

BGCWPA Teams up with KDKA for STEM Fest!2020-11-20T13:31:58-05:00

BGCWPA and rue21 Community Pop Up Shops

2020-11-20T13:27:36-05:00

As part of the Club on the Go initiative where over 1,000 local youth and families have been served with at home deliveries including STEM, art, cooking and activity kits during COVID-19  and beyond, BGCWPA is inviting the community to attend several upcoming rue21 Community Pop Up Shops!  These Pop Up Shop events will offer BRAND NEW clothes, shoes and accessories from our partners at rue21 for any youth ages 18 and under to take home free of charge. Shoes range from size 6-11 and the clothing ranges from sizes XS-XL. All families must register for a time slot. Face coverings [...]

BGCWPA and rue21 Community Pop Up Shops2020-11-20T13:27:36-05:00

LaRosa of McKeesport Clubhouse Update

2020-11-21T10:26:57-05:00

Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania Mckeesport Clubhouse and our Duquesne Clubhouses are merging effective December 1st.While the building will be open during the transition to a new owner, starting on December 1st, McKeesport Clubhouse members will have the opportunity to attend our Orchard Park Clubhouse in Duquesne, which is 5-6 minutes away. Due to a variety of variables that are constantly shifting including ongoing school closures and staffing all children from our McKeesport Clubhouse will be safely served at Orchard Park. Please express your interest in attending Orchard Park Clubhouse on this Google Form.  We understand the disappointed that [...]

LaRosa of McKeesport Clubhouse Update2020-11-21T10:26:57-05:00

Deliver Holiday Cheer to Thousands of Local Youth this Holiday Season with BGCWPA’s Newest Initiative, Giving on the Go!

2020-11-20T13:28:19-05:00

Is your company, organization or group looking for a great way to give back to your local community this holiday season? Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania invites you to become a part of our holiday giving initiative, Giving on the Go! Although this holiday season may look a bit different, BGCWPA is dedicated to doing whatever it takes to spread holiday cheer, alleviate financial hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic, and deliver holiday gifts right to the doorsteps of our Clubhouse members and local communities through “Giving on the Go”! With 4 Ways to Participate this 2020 Holiday Season: Support [...]

Deliver Holiday Cheer to Thousands of Local Youth this Holiday Season with BGCWPA’s Newest Initiative, Giving on the Go!2020-11-20T13:28:19-05:00

Only 2 Weeks Until #GivingTuesday!

2020-11-19T12:00:21-05:00

Moments that Matter This giving season, BGCWPA will be highlighting moments that matter - stories of our incredible youth members, distinguished alumni, staff members that have devoted decades to our mission, and donors that are ready to pave the way for the future of our programming! In the weeks ahead, you’ll read about why contrary to what may be popular belief, Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania reflects on 2020 as a year of opportunity. With the ability to reach even more youth, communities and families with the adaption of our programming and resources. Member Highlight: Nick ReINVESTING in [...]

Only 2 Weeks Until #GivingTuesday!2020-11-19T12:00:21-05:00

Virtual North Pole Adventure Package, Pictures with Santa & Gingerbread House Making with Mrs. Claus, All for a Cause!

2020-11-11T15:54:18-05:00

BGCWPA is so excited to offer a fun filled, virtual way to take a photo with Santa, make a gingerbread house with Mrs. Claus and enjoy the magic of the holidays right from your home on December 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM, all while supporting local youth! A percentage of the net proceeds raised from this event will be given back to BGCWPA! Text "Clubhouse" to 76278 or visit clubhouse.givesmart.com to purchase tickets today! Deadline to register is Friday, December 4th at 5:00PM The North Pole Adventure Package includes an AT HOME North Pole Special Delivery Kit (pre-built gingerbread house with [...]

Virtual North Pole Adventure Package, Pictures with Santa & Gingerbread House Making with Mrs. Claus, All for a Cause!2020-11-11T15:54:18-05:00

Desserts, Designers & BLINGO Virutal Event with Exclusive Items from Schitt’s Creek!

2020-11-10T12:21:50-05:00

Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania and Leaving Legacies Foundation cordially invites you to attend our NEWEST virtual event: Desserts, Designers & Blingo! On Thursday, December 10th, guests will enjoy an evening to ReMEMBER, ReIMAGINE, ReINVEST in BGCWPA and the future of thousands of youth during COVID-19 and beyond while having fun, completing some holiday shopping and getting the chance to win silent auction items used for the production of the hit show, Schitt’s Creek! This exciting new event will feature multiple “Blingo” games for a chance to win designer items, a silent auction filled with exclusive, one-of-a-kind designer bags and packages, the release of a “mystery [...]

Desserts, Designers & BLINGO Virutal Event with Exclusive Items from Schitt’s Creek!2020-11-10T12:21:50-05:00

Pirates Pitcher Keone Kela Partners with Air Oasis to Provide Air Purifiers to Boys & Girls Clubs of Western PA

2020-11-04T10:22:18-05:00

Pirates pitcher, Keone Kela, announced his partnership with Air Oasis to provide 25 G3 Series UV Ionic Air Purifier units to Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania (BGCWPA). This donation is intended to support a healthy indoor environment for the children and staff at Boys & Girls Clubs facilities through Air Oasis’ promotion of clean air and surfaces. The G3 purifiers, like all Air Oasis products, have been lab-tested as effective against contaminants including allergens, odors, mold, bacteria, and viruses. BGCWPA has not let COVID-19 stop them from pursuing its mission to “activate and advance the potential in every child [...]

Pirates Pitcher Keone Kela Partners with Air Oasis to Provide Air Purifiers to Boys & Girls Clubs of Western PA2020-11-04T10:22:18-05:00

BGCWPA President & CEO, Dr. Lisa, Recognized as BGCA Spirit & Vision Award Winner!

2020-10-29T13:46:25-04:00

BGCWPA President & CEO, Dr. Lisa, has been recognized yet again for her incredible leadership and passion as the winner of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Northeast Vision & Spirit Award!   As BGCA explains, "The Vision & Spirit Award is presented to a Boys & Girls Club professional who has served in the Movement for less than 5 years and who has provided impetus for the advancement of the Movement." Through her leadership of initiatives such as virtual learning with Outschool, the Artificial Intelligence Pathways Institute and Teen Accelerator Program, Career Works Workforce Development Academy, COVID-19 relief [...]

BGCWPA President & CEO, Dr. Lisa, Recognized as BGCA Spirit & Vision Award Winner!2020-10-29T13:46:25-04:00