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Meet the 2019 Youth of the Year, Nadxely Sanchez

Established in 1947, Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier recognition program for Club members ages 14-18. It promotes service to Club, community and family; academic success, strong moral character; life goals; and poise and public speaking ability. Youth of the Year compete against their fellow Club members at local, … Continued

‘Unboxing’ academics with MarVan Scholars’ CRATE

‘Unboxing’ academics with MarVan Scholars’ CRATE MarVan Scholars first launched in 2015, supporting eight Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee locations with after-school online learning opportunities. The program’s goal is to improve academic engagement through intentional learning, increasing time on task and building on school learning goals through extended day learning. We’re proud to … Continued

Kathy Thornton-Bias named President & CEO

Dear community partners, donors and friends, We are pleased to share with you that after a unanimous recommendation, the Board of Trustees has named Kathy Thornton-Bias as the next President & CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee. Kathy’s first day on the job is Friday, March 1. Thornton-Bias is a highly respected … Continued

2019 Fine Arts Exhibit

Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Fine Arts Show is a local, regional and national competition for Boys & Girls Clubs members across the country. Members submit their best art pieces in a variety of categories (monochromatic drawing, colored pencil, pastel, watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, collage and collaborative), and three winners in our local … Continued

More than a backpack

As children go back to school, they need more than pencils and notebooks to succeed. You can help.

Local Club members become nationally-recognized artists

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee’s arts program members are experiencing a fantastic string of recent success, and we’re eager to share them with you, our wonderful Clubs supporters! The Davis Dancers, a group of 5 to 18-year-old members who train and practice at the Don & Sallie Davis Boys & Girls Club, have … Continued

A new land, a brighter future

He didn’t know English. Now, he’s off to college.