Boys and Girls Club Archives

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee partners with the Milwaukee Admirals to open ‘The Ready Center’

March 10, 2022

Milwaukee Admirals Hockey Club has partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (BGCGM) to create The Ready Center. The Ready Center is located just one mile from the home of the Admirals at 510 W Kilbourn Ave #B, and will focus on college career readiness, leadership development, volunteerism, community service, and entrepreneurial… [Read More]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee to close north side location in December

September 23, 2021

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (BGCGM) announced it will close one of its north side clubs at the end of the year in a move that reflects the organization’s shift away from property management and ownership. The organization plans to close the Augusta M. LaVarnway Boys & Girls Club at 2739 N 15th… [Read More]

1,500 toys delivered to youth at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee

December 24, 2020

Generosity in action was on display on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 as Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee (BGCGM) treated 1,500 Club members with holiday gifts during their 2020 Holiday Toy Drive. Throughout the pandemic, BGCGM has been supporting Milwaukee’s youth with safe spaces, academic support, social emotional care, nutrition, and more. This time… [Read More]

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee welcomes new President and CEO

June 6, 2019

On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee welcomed their new President and CEO, Kathy Thornton-Bias to the country’s largest Boys & Girls Clubs organization. This special welcoming event was held at the United Way Johnson Controls Volunteer Center, 200 W. Pleasant St. “I’m running one of the most important… [Read More]

Milwaukee Brewers players make special delivery to Boys and Girls Club

June 7, 2018

On Friday, May 25, 2018, two of the Milwaukee Brewers, Pitcher Jeremy Jeffress and Center Fielder Lorenzo Cain, stopped by the Mary Ryan Boys and Girls Club, 3000 N. Sherman Blvd., to deliver baseball equipment to the young players. Jeffress and Cain were joined by the Johnsonville Racing Sausages; former Brewer Larry Hisle; and Boys… [Read More]