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This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

If you prefer to donate by mail, checks can be sent to:

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area

21 Delaware Ave

Albany NY 12210

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area (BGCCA) needs your support to help feed our children and families. 
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought uncertainty and disruption to the communities that we serve. In accordance with New York State policy for school closures, our school-based sites where 1,100 children receive daily hot, nutritional meals are currently closed.  However, our top priority has not changed: the health and safety of the children who need us most.

To continue serving the needs of our community, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area is utilizing our commercial kitchen to create a mobile meal service which now provides 1,700 breakfasts and lunches to 11 key housing sites in Albany and Rensselaer County. To meet the operational costs for this critical service, our organization is currently using our limited financial reserves. Proper funding could allow us the ability to produce 3,000 meals per day and serve more members of the community who need us most.

We’re calling out to our community superheroes to invest in our cause. Every donation helps, no matter how small. Together, we have the ability to ensure that nobody goes without the nutrition needed to grow and maintain healthy immune systems.

"All funds collected will be used to provide meals for families in need, and to meet all operational costs for this critical service.

If you have any questions please contact us at info@bgccapitalarea.org
We are still looking for volunteers to aid in the preparation and distribution of these meals. If you are interested in assisting, contact clivezey@bgccapitalarea.org

On behalf of our youth, families, and team at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area, thank you for your support!"

TO INSPIRE

AND ENABLE ALL YOUNG PEOPLE,

ESPECIALLY THOSE

WHO NEED US THE MOST,

TO REACH THEIR

full potential as

PRODUCTIVE,

RESPONSIBLE

& CARING CITIZENS

Welcome to the Club!

Serving over 8,000 youth every year, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area provides a safe, structured and positive environment for youth ages 3-19.  The club's current program offerings include Pre-kindergarten, Afterschool, Teen and Summer Camp.

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New Makerspace Room

Thank you so much to Sunmark Federal Credit Union for assisting us with creating our awesome Maker Space.

 

This Maker Space will assist in our efforts to continue providing dynamic programming for youth and teens who visit our clubhouse daily.

Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort Community Day

Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort - Community Day Honoring BGCCA - Thursday, February 13. Enjoy a discounted day on the slopes and help support our Club.  Full day lift tickets will be sold for a discounted rate of $59, and $10 from each ticket will be donated to BGCCA.  

 

Information can be found on the Deals page at https://www.jiminypeak.com/Skiing-Riding/Tickets-Passes/Deals. Only tickets purchased on-line and in advance (by 11:59 pm on 2/12) will be included in the donation. 

Recent Club News

 "People Helping People" award from Sunmark Charitable Community Foundation

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area was awarded the "People Helping People" award from Sunmark. We are honored to be recognized alongside organizations like the Women's Employment & Resource Center and the American Red Cross Eastern New York for the work we do in the Capital Area.