I first started at BGC as a member at their Sister MacNamara location when I was in Grade 5. To put into perspective how long ago that was, I have just started my second year of university, so it has…
Our Programs and Services Make a Difference
BGC Winnipeg's programs and services play a vital role in realizing the potential in every child.
Our positive impact on society is measured by the improved life outcomes of each child we touch. Through the dedication and work of our Club staff and volunteers, we are making a visible difference to the lives of young people in communities across Winnipeg.
“At the end of the day, it’s rewarding to equip them with the tools they need to succeed, just like the Club did for me.”
“Even if you’re from the inner-city, you can still do amazing things.”
“You’re a voice against poverty, a voice against gangs. When you build that relationship of trust with youth, you can empower them to stand beside you as a united voice for positive change.”
“The overwhelming positivity at Boys and Girls Clubs was something I wasn’t used to having in my life”
“Is it time for CSI yet?”
How the CSI program became a household name in the Edwards Gagne home.
“I was told from a young age that I wouldn’t achieve anything, so I made it a goal to always overcome doubts.”
Jess is excited about spending a weekend in the Big Smoke. The Winnipeg native is among 14 young leaders aged 16 to 22 who have traveled from the Yukon, Newfoundland and Labrador, rural Alberta, Montreal, and elsewhere.
Philip Labongo has a bright future. Recently named Manitoba’s High School Basketball Player of the Year, he will be attending the University of Calgary later this year on a basketball scholarship to pursue his academic dreams, as well as his athletic ones
All across Canada, Boys and Girls Club members are accomplishing great things in their community. One such youth not only found a path for the future through involvement with the Boys and Girls Club in Winnipeg, but has been able to serve as a role model.
Duaa Al-Atiya immigrated to Canada from Kuwait when she was just four years old. She came with her older sister to live with her grandparents, uncles and aunties, never to see her Dad again, and her mom only off and on until she was 15.
Karen Dueck has gone from serving breakfast to serving the needs of children and youth in the community – and she wouldn’t have it any other way.