Category: Announcements

Pandemic Safety Plan

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown looks forward to the return of members to the Club with the start of our modified program schedule on July 6th. With your child’s safety and protection at the forefront of our plan,

Allen High School’s New Basketball Coach Once Played Basketball at 6th Street Clubhouse

When you hear people saying Great Futures start at the Boys & Girls Club, they aren’t kidding!  Before having an exceptional career playing for Allen High School and DeSales University, Darnell Braswell played basketball at the Boys & Girls Club

Educational Videos on BGCA Facebook

Boys & Girls Clubs of Allentown is doing #WhateverItTakes to help parents and kids navigate virtual learning by sharing educational videos that feature interactive ideas such as challenges and reading activities. Click the link below to visit our Facebook page for access.


Our blue doors have been open to kids for 82 years. We had some exciting events occur during this program year…a visit from racing legend Mario Andretti and more than 100 bikes donated. Our kids had access to educational programs

BGCA Announces 2020 Youth of the Year: Skyy R.

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown is proud to announce our 2020 Youth of the Year Winner: Skyy R. from our Little Lehigh Clubhouse Background:  Skyy demonstrates three leadership characteristics – advocacy, coordination, and vision that positions her well

Vote For BGCA

We’re participating in the Target Circle program! You can vote for us and help direct Target’s giving to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Allentown. For full program details and restrictions visit Target Circle using the following link.


Grant Will Help Advance Program to support Backpack Buddies and Triple Play Healthy Lifestyle Program Allentown, PA (October 15, 2019) – Boys & Girls Club of Allentown has been awarded a $15,000 KidCents Regional Grant to fund our Backpack Buddies

BGCA Announces 2019 Youth of the Year

BGCA is proud to announce that one of our Little Lehigh Clubhouse members – Glory B. is the Youth of the Year (YOY) for 2019.  Glory competed in the YOY PA State finals in Harrisburg this spring.  Little Lehigh celebrated

The Yurconic Agency Supports BGCA

Our Development Director went on the road to visit John Yurconic at The Yurconic Agency. She was presented with a donation to also fund our after school reading and math program – Make Your M.A.R.K.  We are so thankful for

BB&T Supports BGCA

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown had a special visitor from BB&T on March 11th.  Austin Peters presented a check for $2,000 to our CEO Deb Fries-Jackson. This donation will support our reading and math program- Make Your M.A.R.K..