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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.

The Clubs in Numbers 2017

Advanced Degrees

87¢

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

children

37K

kids served across Delaware

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27K

Attendance in S.T.E.A.M. related programs and activities

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22

of the state’s school districts are connected with our Clubs helping us reach more kids in more ways

meals

570K

free nutritious meals are served to hungry kids every year

stop-drugs

23,709

Club members participated in prevention education programs

Advanced Degrees

43

Locations Statewide

hours

19,000

volunteer hours were contributed to Clubs across the state

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Events

1Jun
Shoe Drive – Greater Newark

Friday, June 1, 2018 - Sunday, July 22, 2018

21Jul
Brown Club Reunion Barbecue Celebration

Saturday, July 21, 2018

2Aug
The Best of Delaware

Thursday, August 2, 2018

4Aug
Bobbies & Brews 5K

Saturday, August 4, 2018

25Aug
An Evening with Chuck Wicks

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Our Stories

  • On October 19th, more than 350 guests filled the Gold Ballroom at the Hotel Du Pont to honor former Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware President and CEO, George Krupanski.  Guests from around Delaware and around the country came together to recognize George for his 27 years of leadership in Delaware and 48 years of […]

    Hundreds Come Out to Honor George Krupanski[ Read More ]
  • Claymont Boys & Girls Club held their Fall Festival on October 26th for all members and their families. Led by Ms. Caitlin, Teen Director, and her group of teen member volunteers, the gym was the setting for pumpkin decorating, dancing, face painting, mummy wrapping and other fall themed projects. The children had fun and parents […]

    Claymont Club Jumps into Fall[ Read More ]
  • On October 18, 2017, Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware’s S.T.E.A.M. Director Molly Yoo and colleagues attended the Inspiring Women in STEM Conference, presented by Delaware Bio at the DuPont Country Club.  The conference focused on ‘Thriving in Times of Change’.   Global, sustained, macro-economic forces are impacting businesses, economies, societies, and personal lives thereby […]

    Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware Participates in Inspiring Women in STEM Conference[ Read More ]
  • The Greater Dover Boys & Girls Clubs’ Teen Program debuted a new program entitled ‘Chat & Chew’ on October 19th. The program is led Mr. Ben and features interactive healthy cooking recipes with the teens as well as discussions around current events. During their first session teens made spaghetti and discussed: How do you feel […]

    Greater Dover Boys & Girls Club Launches new Teen Program, ‘Chat & Chew’[ Read More ]
  • Great Weekends start at the Club! Be Great Shout Out to Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club for their D.I.V.A.S. Empowerment Weekend – teaching young women confidence, how to recognize their own strengths and talents and embrace their similarities AND their difference.

    Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club Hosts D.I.V.A. Weekend at the Club[ Read More ]
  • Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club goes pink for for breast cancer awareness.  Be Great Shout Out to all who supported the Coach Quil vs. Cancer event. Club teens and staff organized a GREAT event that brought the community, alumni and the kids together to raise awareness and funds for a GREAT cause. Event proceeds […]

    Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness[ Read More ]
  •  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 ]