A Club for Life

Founded in 1902, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago's mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Serving nearly 17,000 youth ages 6-18, BGCC works to provide members with the emotional, educational, physical, and cultural resources that allow them to enjoy their childhood and eventually thrive in adulthood.

Latest News & Events

A Club for Life

BGCC has launched a new campaign to make sure every child in Chicago is part of a club for life.

Chicago Auto Show:
Feb. 9, 2018

Find out how you can preview the Chicago Auto Show while supporting BGCC.

Youth of the Year:
March 7, 2018

BGCC will be celebrating the 2018 Youth of the Year Competition & Dinner on Wednesday, March 7th at Navy Pier!

2018 Chicago Marathon: 
October 7, 2018

BGCC is excited to participate in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon Charity Program for the third year!