BGCD Project BIND Takes Part in Fantasy Day with Boston Red Sox

BOSTON, MA — A group of athletes from Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester’s Martin Richard Challenger Sports League were recently invited to attend Fantasy Day at Fenway Park with the Boston Red Sox. Our athletes took part in a fun filled day of clinic style drills, received their very own custom Red Sox jerseys, and […]

BGCD Teen Girls Join Governor Healey in Celebration at Harvard Club

BOSTON, MA — This March, 20 teen girls from BGCD had the opportunity to attend an event at the Harvard Club of Boston as part of a ceremony honoring Governor Maura Healey! Our members were thrilled to join the Governor at this special occasion as she was recognized by the Harvard Club for her many […]

BGCD Holds 2023 Youth of the Year Ceremony

DORCHESTER, MA — On March 27th, BGCD recognized our 12 Youth of the Year Finalists in a ceremony attended by family, friends and staff! The 12 Finalists: Grainne M., Tim H., Deanna D.L., Waverly S., Callie A., Aissatou S., Jasmina P., Deshawn V., Joel T., Brian N., Lionel A., and Calvin N. were all recognized […]

BGCD Puts on Living Museum for Black History Month

DORCHESTER, MA — As a part of BGCD’s school vacation week, our Walter Denney Center hosted their Annual Living Museum to celebrate Black History Month. We had 12 members who chose to portray a distinguished African American in history, by dressing in character and describing their accomplishments and impact on society today. The event was […]

2023 Winter Classic Supports BGCD & Martin Richard Foundation

BOSTON, MA — The 2023 Winter Classic™ Legacy Project was announced at Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester this Saturday! As a legacy of the 2023 NHL Winter Classic™, The National Hockey League (NHL), Boston Bruins, and Boston Red Sox announced their support of our Dorchester Field House Project in partnership with Martin Richard Foundation with a check for $300,000. After the check […]

Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation Hosts Holiday Party for Members

BOSTON, MA — This past weekend, a group of Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester members attended the Annual Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation Holiday Party which was held at Lombardo’s in Randolph. Our Club was joined by 15 other Boys & Girls Clubs and youth organizations from the Boston area, and over 150 kids were able […]

BGCD Celebrates Thanksgiving Holiday with Help from Friends

DORCHESTER, MA — Boys & Girls Clubs Dorchester hosted our Annual Thanksgiving Dinner for our members. Our staff decorated the tables and then prepared and served a delicious turkey dinner with all the fixings. It is so special for us to do this for our members and share together what we are thankful for. We would like to […]

BGCD Celebrates Halloween with Trick-or-Treating & Haunted House

DORCHESTER, MA — Members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester attended a frighteningly amazing Halloween party at our Walter Denney Youth Center site located in Harbor Point. Throughout the night, our members were able to paint pumpkins, play carnival games, get their faces painted and dance to their favorite spooky songs. Those who were […]

BGCD Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

DORCHESTER, MA — Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester’s Welcoming Wednesday at our Walter Denney Youth Center celebrated Hispanic Heritage Night with the neighborhood from Harbor Point. Members, families and friends shared a night full of music and dancing, enjoyed festive food and together created a beautiful floral and weave mural on our fence. To […]

Disney for Kids 2022

ORLANDO, FL — Now in its 30th year, 150 children and chaperones traveled to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida for an unforgettable week as part of the annual Rodman Disney for Kids Program with BGCD. The program is funded by Rodman for Kids, and the many friends and partners who support their efforts. Rodman for Kids is […]