50 Years

This week Washingtonian, a DC staple is celebrating it’s 50th Anniversary. As part of the celebration the magazine is donating $50,000 to five local charities and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington is one of those recipients.

The $10,000 …
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BGCGW Programs Help Kids Fight Summer Learning Loss

Did you know that while kids are hanging around at home or the pool over the summer, they are losing two months of grade level learning in math skills? Or, that children at high risk of obesity gain weight more …
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BGCGW Fall Programs Prepare Students for Success

kidsEach school year, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, along with our partners and volunteers join forces to meet the needs of our communities by offering Club members top-notch programming that fosters academic success, character building, citizenship and healthy …
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PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: Pepco STEM Club and Discovery Education Inspiring Our Youth

erinHow does electricity light a skyscraper? How do bridges withstand earthquakes? What is renewable energy?  Pepco STEM Club is helping our kids discover the answers through an innovative curriculum that engages kids with science, technology, math and engineering.  Pepco Stem …
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VOLUNTEER PROFILE: Meet Paul Bakus, Biking Enthusiast and Volunteer Extraordinaire

pbakusTogether, the work we do at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington impacts more than 1,100 boys and girls daily across the metro area. It is volunteers like Paul Bakus that strengthen our programs designed to lift up those …
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BGCGW PEOPLE: Prince William Sports Director Tyronne Drakeford Shares His Passion for Athletics


From the fields of the National Football League to the halls of Boys and Girls Clubs, Tyronne Drakeford knows there is no off-season when it comes to learning and growing both as an athlete and as an individual. At the …
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