• 2020 Youth of the Year Candidate Profiles

    Larissa Clay Sophomore at Union High SchoolSteil ClubMember for 5 yearsInterested in a career as a pediatrician “To me, the Boys & Girls Club means support. I am supported by ...
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  • The Club Effect

    Lauren is 7 years old and it's her first day at the Paul I. Phillips Club.  She doesn't know anyone, and isn't sure what to do.  Staff members show her ...
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  • Creating Lasting Connections

    I remember the first time I met Mattea at the Seidman Club back in 2016. She was a very reserved young lady who seemed to have a chip on her ...
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  • Putting the “Partner” in Corporate Partner

    Our organization would not thrive without the support of our community – including our valued corporate partners. This year, Farmers Insurance has gone above and beyond with their willingness to ...
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  • A Day in the Club

    It’s 3 o’clock and Jourale has just arrived. He’s the first kid in the building, and he’ll probably be the last one to leave. After dropping off his stuff with ...
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  • Thankful

    In this season of Thanksgiving, our Club Members share what they are thankful for. We are thankful for all of our Club Members, and for our wonderful community of supporters ...
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  • Youth of the Year Candidates Shine

    Our youth today face immeasurable challenges, especially in the neighborhoods we serve. Despite all of the obstacles, our kids at Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids are full of ...
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  • Recruiting Members and Building Relationships: Seidman Center Hosts Teen Party

    Our programming team is continuously developing new, creative ways to recruit teens from the community. We know that our programs and mentorship provide crucial support, and the more teens we ...
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  • A Tax-Saving Way to Help Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids

    If you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth and receive tax ...
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  • Volunteers Help Beautify Our Clubs

    Forty-eight combined employees from SpartanNash and The C2 Group volunteered a whopping 225 hours at our Paul I. Phillips and Seidman Clubs over the summer focusing on “beautifying” our Club ...
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