BGCD & Martin Richard Foundation Begin Challenger Baseball Season

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/1″][bt_text] DORCHESTER, MA — Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester, in partnership with the Martin Richard Foundation, kicked off our Challenger Sports Baseball season this weekend at Garvey Park in Dorchester! Our Challenger Sports program provides an opportunity for children of all abilities to participate in multiple sports during the school year such as […]

VP of Youth & Teen Development Queenie Santos Honored by “Shirts Off Our Backs”

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/1″][bt_text] BOSTON, MA — This week, our Queenie was honored as a part of the annual “Shirts Off Our Backs” Program by TD Bank! As a part of this recognition, Queenie received a personal thank you video and a game issued jersey from Boston Bruins Player John Moore. Queenie has worked at BGCD for […]

BGCD Competes in BGCA National Fine Arts Competition

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/1″][bt_text] DORCHESTER, MA — Six talented Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester members have been selected from our local Fine Arts exhibit to have their artwork entered into Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Fine Arts competition. Thank you to all our members who created amazing artwork for this competition and best of […]

BGCD Congratulates Our Youth of the Year Finalists, Boy, Girl, and Youth of the Year

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/2″][bt_text] DORCHESTER, MA — Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester would like to congratulate our nine Youth of the Year Finalists for 2021. We would like to recognize Dhoha Hussein, Tina Le, Gabby Gold, Cordell Givens, Patrick DaSilva and Zhilee Cine for all their accomplishments. We would also like to congratulate Anthony Curioso who […]

BGCD & body+fuel Featured on WCVB Channel 5 “5 for Good”

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/1″][bt_text] DORCHESTER, MA — This month, BGCD and local Dorchester fitness studio body+fuel are celebrating the 4 year anniversary of our partnership! To help celebrate, WCVB Channel 5 came to check out our programming and interview some staff and members. BGCD member Gabby says the partnership has been life-changing for her, as it has […]

Boston 25 Meteorologist Vicki Graf Hosts BGCD Members for Virtual Tour

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/1″][bt_text] BOSTON, MA  — Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester Learning Hub members were able to attend a special meteorology session with Boston 25 meteorologist Vicki Graf. Vicki was kind enough to spend time with our members via Zoom. Vicki gave our Club members a virtual tour of the studio and talked about her […]

BGCD Member Meets Mayor Walsh for Winning 2020 Holiday Card Contest

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/2″][bt_text] BOSTON, MA — BGCD member An V. is very talented artist. We are so proud that his delightful painting of a snowman was chosen to be displayed on Mayor Martin J. Walsh‘s 2020 Holiday Card! In addition to having his beautiful work admired by thousands of people across the City of Boston, An […]

BGCD Kicks Off Black History Month with Inspiration Memorials in Our Lobbies

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/1″][bt_text] DORCHESTER, MA — February is Black History Month which is an annual observance originating in the United States that celebrates African- American history. To kick off our celebration, our Front Desk staff created inspirational displays in the lobbies of our Marr and McLaughlin buildings. Each display honors past and present heroes that have […]

BGCD Members Featured on Boston 25 News on Historic Inauguration Day

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/1″][bt_text] DORCHESTER, MA — On January 20th, Boston 25 News visited Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester members at our Walter Denney Youth Center in the Harbor Point Point Community to talk to some young girls about what it means to them to see Kamala Harris, the nations first woman and woman of color […]

BGCD Celebrates National Mentoring Month

[bt_section][bt_row][bt_column width=”1/1″][bt_text] DORCHESTER, MA — January is National Mentoring Month! At Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester, we have supportive, caring staff as mentors who help our members learn, explore and grow into contributing, kind and responsible members of the community. Help us kick off this celebration with Vice President of Programming Brendan McDonald & […]