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Our Mission

Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is part of a nationwide movement whose mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

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Our Programs

We provide quality programs focusing on Education & Career; Character & Leadership; The Arts; Health & Life Skills; Sports, Fitness & Recreation; and Teens

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Our Success

In 2016 the organization embarked on a socioeconomic impact study with an independent research group. Results show:
For every $1 spent with Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware, $13.91 is generated through positive economic impact on the economy in Delaware.

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Our Leaders

Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware is led by passionate individuals who are united by their drive to provide the best for the youth in Delaware.

Did You Know

Advanced Degrees

87¢

of every dollar raised goes directly to services & programs for kids

children

30K

kids served across Delaware in 2016

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21K

Club youth engaged in STEAM learning opportunities last year

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18

of the 20 school districts in Delaware are connected with the our Clubs helping us reach more kids in more ways

meals

500K

free nutritious meals are served to hungry kids every year

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23,938

Club members participated in prevention education programs in 2016

Advanced Degrees

43

Locations Statewide

hours

16,500

volunteer hours were contributed to Clubs across the state last year

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Events

31Oct
Greater Dover Trunk or Treat

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

4Nov
Be Great 5K – Greater Dover

Saturday, November 4, 2017

4Nov
Buffalo Run for Greater Newark

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Our Stories

  •  Clarence Fraim Club Alumni, Eric Ayala, will announce his college basketball career decision from the Club this Saturday (October 14) at 5pm!  Way to BE GREAT Eric!  Your Club and your entire Boys & Girls Club family is proud of the determination and commitment you have put into the sport of basketball and ensuring you […]

    Clarence Fraim Club Alum to Announce College Commitment at the Club[ Read More ]
  • Thank you Clarence Fraim Club Alumni and former Youth of the Year for giving our Club teens a tour of Delaware State University campus and answering some of the many questions members have about college life.  After the tour the teens got to explore Dover and the Dover Mall. What a great day!

    Clarence Fraim Teens Take a College Visit and Tour to DSU[ Read More ]
  • Be Great Update on 2017 State Youth of the Year, Nikai M. of the Clarence Fraim Boys & Girls Club.   Nikai is spending his first semester of freshman year studying Communications at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy through the University of Delaware World Scholars Program.   Although the work is hard, experiencing new places, […]

    Alumni Update: 2017 Delaware Youth of the Year[ Read More ]
  • Be Great Update on 2012 State Youth of the Year, Amani C. from Greater Milford Boys & Girls Club   Brion started his freshman year of college at Coffeyville Community College located in Coffeyville, Kansas where he says it feels like home.  Brion is currently taking General Studies as is in the process of determining […]

    Alumni Update: 2017 Greater Milford Youth of the Year[ Read More ]
  • Be Great Update on 2012 State Youth of the Year, Amani C. from Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club Amani C. graduated from Lincoln University in 2016 and set her eyes on living abroad while she earned her Masters in Marketing and played basketball and the University of the West of England, Bristol.  Upon returning […]

    Alumni Update: 2012 State Youth of the Year Amani C. returns to Wilmington after several years across the pond[ Read More ]
  • Be Great Update on 2008 State Youth of the Year, Will T. from Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club Will T. proves you never outgrow your Boys & Girls Club.  A graduate from the University of Delaware and currently employed by JP Morgan Chase as a Transaction Processing Analyst, Will still stays connected to the […]

    Alumni Update: Will T. 2008 State Youth of the Year still remains connected to his local Club[ Read More ]
  • Be Great Update on 2016 State Youth of the Year, Michaella M. from Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club   Michaella M. is now a sophomore at Howard University.  This past summer she participated in the University of Virginia’s Summer Medical Leadership Program.  She continues to thrive at school and keeps herself busy as President […]

    Alumni Update: Michaella M. from Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club is cooking up GREAT things in college[ Read More ]
  • STAFF SPOTLIGHT:  The Many Accomplishments of Greater Milford Boys & Girls Club’s Senior Youth Worker & Teen Coordinator Marla Smith Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware credits its many accomplishments and successes over the years to its incredibly dedicated and diverse staff.  Without these women and men, who often times go above and beyond the […]

    STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Marla Smith of the Greater Milford Boys & Girls Club[ Read More ]
  • Club members from Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club did some serious S.T.E.M. exploration on energy and completed an activity about Rube Goldberg Energy Machines in which they built and engineered their transfer of energy from object to object using household items and balloons.  The kids loved the creative challenge of the project and the […]

    S.T.E.M. SPOTLIGHT: Greater Newark Club Members Turn Into Energy Engineers[ Read More ]
  • Greater Smyrna Boys & Girls Club Board Chair, Regina Sidney-Brown’s involvement with Boys & Girls Clubs started over 35 years ago.  Regina’s first encounter with the Club was in the city of Philadelphia.  One day she walked a friend to Wissahickon Boys & Girls Club on Coulter Street to pick up his check and while […]

    Board Member Spotlight: Regina Sidney-Brown[ Read More ]