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15
Sep

Meet BGCGW honoree Kimberly Driggins, Executive Director at the Washington Housing Conservancy!

Each year the Youth in Real Estate event pays tribute to industry leaders, developers, and architects committed to strengthening the community by making significant contributions to youth and to Boys & Girls Clubs in the greater Washington region. Their support is especially important today, as youth and families struggle due to pandemic impacts. Meet honoree Kimberly Driggins, […]

07
Sep

We’re Open! New Club Hours for the 2020-2021 School Year

We are so excited to offer new services including Clubs operating on extended hours for full-day tutoring in support of online schedules, high-speed internet and computers, daily meals and snacks, and our award-winning programming in support of mentorship and character development. Check the list below to find hours of operation and openings at a Club […]

13
Aug

David Rubenstein of The Economic Club interviews Gabrielle Webster

Exciting news to share! Recently, Gabrielle Webster, President & CEO, joined The Economic Club with David Rubenstein, Dr. Mark McClennan, Robert J. Margolis Professor of Business and Policy at Duke University and Dr. Ashish Jha of Harvard Global Health Institute to discuss the pandemic, critical youth initiatives, and what’s to come. View Gabrielle’s informative segment […]

23
Jun

Class of 2020 Graduation Celebration

Congratulations to all our graduates! We are so proud of our youth, families, staff, and admire your persistence and dedication. Wherever your journey takes you next, you have earned this moment. Please join our virtual ceremony, RSVP, or send any questions HERE.  

08
Jun

Message from the CEO – Black Lives Matter

Dearest friends and supporters of BGCGW,   I hope and pray this note finds you in good health and relatively positive spirits during these trying times. As a human race, our families and communities have been struggling to cope with the financial and health blows of COVID-19 crisis. Adding to extraordinary stress levels, we continue […]

11
Mar

Message from BGCGW regarding the Coronavirus

June 23, 2020 Are you someone you know in need of free COVID-19 testing? Join us Saturday, June 27 from 10am -2 pm at General Heiser Boys & Girls Club. 17565 Old Stagecoach Road Dumfries, VA 22026 _____________________ May 19, 2020 NEW: Childcare For Essential Workers We’ve launched childcare for essential workers, so you can get […]

27
Feb

DC Radio & BGCGW

DC Radio’s Dr. Alexis Moreno featured Club Member Asha and BGCGW President & CEO, Gabrielle Webster for a wonderful discussion on the importance of supporting youth. We are so honored to be a part of these incredible youth journeys. Tune into the full broadcast HERE and click to see behind the scenes HERE. For more […]

25
Feb

Youth of the Year Luncheon 2020

Youth of the Year is our signature effort to foster a new generation of leaders, fully prepared to live and lead in a diverse, global and integrated world economy. In the 21st-century world and workplace, leadership skills such as communication, goal-setting, and teamwork are essential for everyone – especially young people preparing to meet the […]

25
Feb

STEM Facts at BGCGW

Did you know BGCGW provides over 1,000 children living in disadvantaged circumstances with world-class STEM programming, paths to countless academic and career opportunities? For a copy of the PDF below or questions, contact Director of STEM, Jimmy Works at jworks@bgcgw.org. Click for high-resolution PDF’s: Women in STEM Minorities in STEM

25
Feb

National Engineers Week Girl Day

Recently our youth were able to connect with brilliant women leading in STEM– doctors, engineers and attorneys from Raytheon. These extraordinary volunteers facilitated an educational and fun workshop, allowing our young women to visualize bright futures for themselves. Currently, women make up half of the college educated workforce but only 28% work in science and […]