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“Club on the Go” Initiative Kicking Off July 1: BGCWPA is Delivering Summer Fun Right to Your Doorstep!

2020-06-29T13:35:55-04:00

After delivering more than 1,000 kits to members’ door steps during the COVID-19 shut-down, Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania is kicking off “Club on the Go,” to keep members and children new to Boys & Girls Clubs engaged physically, mentally and emotionally over the summer months and to inspire youth to explore healthy eating and cooking, art and creativity, physical fitness, STEM and the science behind growing vegetables and nutrition! During these Summer months where BGCWPA Clubhouses would typically be packed full of youth members for our Summer Day Camp, it is more important than ever that BGCWPA continue [...]

“Club on the Go” Initiative Kicking Off July 1: BGCWPA is Delivering Summer Fun Right to Your Doorstep!2020-06-29T13:35:55-04:00

43rd Annual Nellie King Golf Classic!

2020-06-26T16:41:08-04:00

Join BGCWPA for the 43rd Annual Nellie King Golf Classic to be held on August 24, 2020 at Sewickley Heights Golf Club! Since 1888, Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania has been committed to providing high quality After School, Summer and Career Works programs to several thousand youth across the Pittsburgh Metro and surrounding areas. Our programs offer a safe, supportive environment for ALL, where youth are educated and mentored, crucial life skills are built, and friendships and memories are created in every Clubhouse and school-based site. During this time of uncertainty, our youth need the support of Boys & [...]

43rd Annual Nellie King Golf Classic!2020-06-26T16:41:08-04:00

Did You Know You Can Donate Money At No Cost to You!?

2020-06-22T11:07:56-04:00

Now more than ever BGCWPA is depending on critical funds raised from programs such as the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program (EITC). It isn't too late to make a difference for thousands of local youth at NO COST TO YOU! Learn more below and on our EITC webpage. Thank you ahead of time for your consideration!

Did You Know You Can Donate Money At No Cost to You!?2020-06-22T11:07:56-04:00

Introducing Purposity: Purpose & Generosity, Connecting the Dots Through the Power of Technology 

2020-06-16T10:41:55-04:00

In our mission to activate and advance the potential in every child by doing whatever it takes to ensure they have GREAT FUTURES, Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania is excited to announce that it will be the first organization in the state of Pennsylvania to partner with Purposity, a platform dedicated to inspiring our online community to live generously and find purpose! Purposity allows the community at large to help us meet the needs of our BGCWPA families. Right now many BGCWPA members and their families need our help more than ever. We’ve already served 65,000 meals, delivered over [...]

Introducing Purposity: Purpose & Generosity, Connecting the Dots Through the Power of Technology 2020-06-16T10:41:55-04:00

The Bridge to Great Futures Gala Gone Virtual!

2020-06-09T12:43:55-04:00

As BGCWPA continues to ReMEMEBER, ReIMAGINE, ReINVEST in our members, our programs and communities, we have taken on the challenge of relaunching our fundraisers to raise even more critical scholarships for our youth and to bring even more awareness to our mission. With this, in the face of COVID-19 and for the safety of our supporters, BGCWPA is excited to announce our largest fundraiser of the year, The Bridge to Great Futures Gala, is going virtual! Join us on August 5th with special guest, Smokey Robinson, to support thousands of local youth! Now more than ever, local families need support so [...]

The Bridge to Great Futures Gala Gone Virtual!2020-06-09T12:43:55-04:00

Alumni Highlight: Rep. Jake Wheatley!

2020-06-04T11:36:44-04:00

Rep. Jake Wheatley Jr., D-Allegheny, a recognized United States Marine combat veteran of Operation Desert Storm who received the Combat Action Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal and the Kuwait Liberation Medal, is a proud resident of the City of Pittsburgh. Rep. Wheatley holds a bachelor's degree in political science from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University where he graduated with honors. He went on to receive a master's of public administration from the University of Pittsburgh. He was first elected in 2002 to represent the 19th Legislative District, which includes historic Pittsburgh neighborhoods such as: the Hill District, North Side, [...]

Alumni Highlight: Rep. Jake Wheatley!2020-06-04T11:36:44-04:00

“Growing Hope” Initiative: Coming in June!

2020-06-02T11:58:59-04:00

Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania is committed to keeping our youth members engaged physically, mentally and emotionally while our school districts remain closed and BGCWPA enters the reopening phase to offer a new blended model of in-person and virtual Summer programming.  BGCWPA is excited to announce our “Growing Hope” initiative to inspire members to explore healthy eating and cooking, physical fitness and the science behind growing vegetables and eating right! We are also excited to partner with local farms to procure the veggies, distribute seeds from Farm to Table and chefs which will have LIVE weekly cooking demos using [...]

“Growing Hope” Initiative: Coming in June!2020-06-02T11:58:59-04:00

BGCWPA Summer Programming Announcement

2020-05-28T14:08:32-04:00

Hello BGCWPA Families and Staff, It is hard to believe that many of us have not walked through the doors of our Clubhouses for almost two months now. BGCWPA understands now more than ever the delicate balance of caring for children to ensure safety, health and security while maintaining business operations in a responsible way so that we can continue to serve our members and beyond. COVID-19 has impacted the world in ways that no one anticipated, but we have worked tirelessly to act quickly to serve those who need us most. After weeks of planning and executing remotely we are [...]

BGCWPA Summer Programming Announcement2020-05-28T14:08:32-04:00

Exciting New Partnerships with Outschool and LiFT LMS to Support Innovative & Engaging Virtual Summer Camp Programming

2020-05-21T21:15:42-04:00

This summer we are excited to become the first Boys & Girls Club in the nation to announce our partnership with Outschool. Outschool is a platform that will allow us to flip what online learning normally looks like and turn it into highly interest driven live sessions. Each week during our summer camp programming, we will offer 15-20 highly curated classes taught by our instructors as well as give our members special access to numerous classes taught by teachers from all over the world!  So How Does It Work? Flexible classes targeted at K-8 students will range from one-time 25 [...]

Exciting New Partnerships with Outschool and LiFT LMS to Support Innovative & Engaging Virtual Summer Camp Programming2020-05-21T21:15:42-04:00

Announcing our Expanding Partnership with Duquesne City School District!

2020-05-18T14:03:03-04:00

A Joint Communication from Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania and Duquesne City School District Dear Families, It is hard to believe that many of us have not walked through the doors of our school and Duquesne-West Mifflin Clubhouse for almost two months now. We miss seeing your children each and every day and look forward to seeing them again in person. We are jointly writing to you today to share some exciting news. The Duquesne City School District and Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania (BGCWPA) are excited to announce our expanded partnership this summer and into next [...]

Announcing our Expanding Partnership with Duquesne City School District!2020-05-18T14:03:03-04:00