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Giving Tuesday, Nov 28th

  #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.   Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.   One of the best ways to...read more

Angel Tree 2017

Be apart of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia Angel Tree! Each year our Club Kids work on their gift list for the Angel Tree at the Club. Hundreds of community members commit to sponsor a child with something from our Angel Tree. Bring joy to our Club Kids with a small gift...read more

Annual Dinner 2017

Join us for the Annual Serving the Kids First Dinner to celebrate our 20th Anniversary! – Cocktail Hour – Mock Club – Exquisite three-course dinner – Bid to Give Auction – Live performances and speeches by our Club kids – Special Keynote Presentation by Dr. Robert Sandel, President of Virginia Western Community College Proceeds benefit the Boys...read more

Boys & Girls Clubs Receive Grant From Allstate Foundation

Roanoke, Virginia, September 5th, 2017 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia (BGCSWVA) are proud to announce the receipt of a grant from the Allstate Foundation totaling $10,000.00. The grant is received as part of our Youth Empowerment Program: TEENACTION. TEENACTION focuses on youth led programming, empowering youth to make decisions for themselves...read more

Four on the 4th

The HomeTown Bank’s Four on the 4th 4-Miler & Kids Fun Run on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 The HomeTown Bank’s Four on the 4th presented by Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke is a 4-Mile Run and Walk in Roanoke, Virginia that takes place on July 4th at 8am and benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest...read more

Welcome Michelle Dykstra to the team!

A familiar face in Roanoke will be leading the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia. City councilwoman Michelle Dykstra is our new executive director! Dykstra has been on the Roanoke City Council since July 2016. She comes to our organization with a strong background in organizational leadership, non-profit development, and work benefitting the community and children. Dykstra will work closely...read more

Annual Dinner 2016

Join us for the 16th Annual Serving the Kids First Dinner as we celebrate the hope all of our Club kids possess. – Cocktail Hour – Silent Auction – Exquisite three-course dinner – Opportunity drawing and Fund-A-Need auction – Live performances and speeches by our Club kids Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia. By...read more

Application open for Taco Bell’s Live Mas Scholarship

This scholarship is for the innovators, creators and dreamers who want to share his/her passion and receive support to pursue this passion through a higher educational outlet. This is not needs or obstacle based; it is a passion based scholarship program. Apply here today! ...read more

Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia Receive Grant from Allstate Foundation

Roanoke, Virginia (BGCSWVA) August 5th, 2016 – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Virginia are proud to announce the receipt of a grant from the Allstate Foundation totaling $10,000.00. The grant is received as part of our Youth Empowerment Programs: Keystone and Torch Clubs. The Keystone and Torch Club focus on youth led programming, empowering...read more