Project BIND Hosts Cupid’s Disco Dance

DORCHESTER, MA — BGCD hosted our first annual Cupid’s Disco Dance for the participants in our Project BIND programs last week! It was a fun-filled night full of games, food, dancing, and more! Cupid’s Disco was a smashing success thanks to the generous support of Brendan & Luisa McDonough, the Martin Richard Foundation, the Boston Police Department’s Bureau of Community […]

College Hype Sells Sweatshirts to Support The Fieldhouse+

DORCHESTER, MA — Our friends at College Hype are selling Boston Gas Tank apparel! A portion of the proceeds from sale of this line go directly to supporting the new state-of-the-art 75,000 sq ft. facility, The Fieldhouse+, imagined by Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester and The Martin Richard Foundation. This collection is perfect for […]

Celebrating 50 Years of Serving Youth & Families

50 years. 4,000+ youth. 3 Clubhouses. 200+ programs. 1 community. 2024 is Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester’s 50th Anniversary! Over the years we have served thousands of youth and families, made countless memories, fostered lasting relationships and provided great futures for so many of our members. We can’t wait to celebrate with our community […]

Keystone Club Cupcakes for Caring MLK Day

BOSTON, MA — On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 16 Teen members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester’s Keystone Club took part in an annual service project called “Cupcakes for Caring” to deliver cupcakes to local First Responder locations!  This is the 8th year for the annual event, which takes place every MLK Day […]

Dell EMC Annual Gingerbread House Event

DORCHESTER, MA — Right before the Holidays, Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester partnered with our friends at Dell EMC to host our Annual Gingerbread House making event for over 75 of our members! It was a night full of holiday fun and laughter for all who participated. Over 30 Dell EMC volunteers helped our […]

Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation Holiday Party

RANDOLPH, MA — On December 10th,  40 BGCD members took part in the Annual Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation Holiday Party at Lombardo’s in Randolph! In total, 250 youth joined the festivities as we invited 15 local Boys & Girls Clubs to join us for the holiday fun. We would like to thank Soles4Souls, the Knights of Columbus, ICON International, Native […]

The Barking Crab Annual Jingle & Mingle

BOSTON, MA — The Barking Crab hosted the annual Jingle & Mingle holiday event. The Barking Crab owner and BGCD Board Member, Lee Kennedy Sr. and his Director of Operations Alex Morris decked the halls for our attendees. The night was full of festive holiday fun including delicious food, cocktails, raffles, photos with the Grinch, and […]

Steel & Rye Thanksgiving Dinners

DORCHESTER, MA — On Thanksgiving Day, staff from Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester distributed over 100 fully cooked Thanksgiving meals to our families prepared by our friends from Steel & Rye Restaurant in Milton. Owner Dan Kerrigan, in partnership with generous donors Kate & Graham Foster put together the Annual Thanksgiving Dinner event that serves […]

BGCD Welcomes New England Free Jacks

DORCHESTER, MA — Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester was pleased to welcome members of the New England Free Jacks, a professional rugby union team in Major League Rugby who stopped by to host a clinic for 25 lucky members.  The clinic included background on rugby and how the game is played before moving into drills […]

BGCA Northeast Leadership Conference

BOSTON, MA — Boys & Girls Clubs of America hosted the 2023 Northeast Regional Conference in Boston for more than 400 Club professionals and board volunteers. Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester was honored to participate. Our members were invited as part of the member entertainment, while our President & CEO Bob Scannell welcomed the […]