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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 2018

Advanced Degrees

87¢

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

children

37K

kids served across Delaware

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25K

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

580K

free nutritious meals are served to hungry kids every year

stop-drugs

48,576

Club members participated in programs fostering Healthy Lifestyles

Advanced Degrees

44

Locations Statewide

hours

19,000

volunteer hours were contributed to Clubs across the state

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Events

20May
8Jun
HighMark Walk for a Healthy Community

Saturday, June 8, 2019

12Jun
Irish Eyes Tee Off Reception

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

13Jun
Irish Eyes Open

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Our Stories

  • In early April of 2016, Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware announced the winner for the 2016 Delaware Youth of the Year.  Michaella Moore, hailing from the Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club took the top honor that night at The Queen, and has honorably represented her Club, community and kids from around the state […]

    Great Futures Really Do Start Here[ Read More ]
  • Zoe Parmer from the Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club was chosen as one of the finalists for Outstanding Service by a Young American for our event on April 29th at The Queen.   Zoe Parmer has been a leader in her community, our Boys & Girls Club and among her Keystone Club peers. Zoe […]

    Zoe Parmer from Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club Named Finalist for Jefferson Awards[ Read More ]
  • Our All Star team at Boys & Girls Club at Shortlidge Academy hit one out of the park and touched all the bases – all 5, that is, in their Delaware STARS for Early Success reassessment. The line-up made all the difference: Alan Adams, Site Director Corina Hayes Stephanie Sibbley Jabaar Brown Sandra Cameron   […]

    Boys & Girls Club at Shortlidge Academy Hit One Out of the Park and Touched All the Bases – all 5, that is, in their STARS reassessment[ Read More ]
  • Club kids have been busy learning and having fun with these fun S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) projects including building friendship bracelets and a moveable rainbow project.  Clubs strive to provide learning opportunities which productively engage Club members in STEAM processes of inquiry and creative problem solving, and ultimately, encourage their pursuit of […]

    S.T.E.M. Fun Learning at Nellie Stokes[ Read More ]
  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: GREATER MILFORD BOYS & GIRLS CLUB RECEIVES 2019 GRANT FUNDING FROM USA SWIMMING FOUNDATION Grant supports efforts to offer free or reduced- cost swim lessons   Milford, DE – Greater Milford Boys & Girls Club awarded one of 83 Make a Splash programs in the U.S. to receive grant money from the […]

    PRESS RELEASE: GREATER MILFORD BOYS & GIRLS CLUB RECEIVES 2019 GRANT FUNDING FROM USA SWIMMING FOUNDATION[ Read More ]
  • On March 12, 2019 the H. Fletcher Brown Boys & Girls Club competed at the Hicks Anderson Community Center in Wilmington, for the African American History 2019 Knowledge Bowl – and they WON!!!   Led by Boys & Girls Club Staff member, Kerry Johnson, our Club Teens won First Place at the Knowledge Bowl!!  The winning […]

    H. Fletcher Brown Boys & Girls Club Wins the African American History “2019 Knowledge Bowl”[ Read More ]
  • Over the weekend of March 23-24, 2019 the H. Fletcher Brown Boys & Girls Club competed in the 2019 Nemours City Basketball League Championship.  The Championship Game took place at the 76’ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington and the H. Fletcher Brown Boys & Girls Club 14U Nemours City Basketball League clinched the championship title, led by […]

    H. Fletcher Brown Boys & Girls Club Wins 2019 14U Nemours City Basketball League Championship[ Read More ]
  • Meet Kymora, she is 13 years old.  She was born and raised in Wilmington and has been attending the Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware since she was 7.  Her favorite food is macaroni and cheese and she loves helping her family in the kitchen.  When Kymora is not busy making A’s in middle school, […]

    Kid Impact: Meet Kymora[ Read More ]
  • On Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in a room at Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club filled with Club kids, Club staff, board members and volunteers, Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware and Wilmington University made a dream of college a reality for one Club employee!  Longtime Greater Newark employee Amber Hickman stated, “I think this […]

    Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club Staff Member, Charnaè Lusby Awarded Full Four Year Wilmington University Scholarship[ Read More ]
  • Please join Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware in welcoming two additions to the Boys & Girls Clubs Northern Regional Team   Loni Mitchell, New Castle Boys & Girls Club’s new Unit Director, rejoins Boys & Girls Clubs after serving as Program Supervisor for Learn It Systems, where she managed Delaware’s Market of tutoring in […]

    March 2019 Staff Update[ Read More ]