News Coverage

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati is committed to providing a positive, safe place for kids in our communities. We also extend an invitation to the press to learn more about our organization. Our Clubs are filled with enriching, effective programming, hundreds of children’s success stories, engaging special events and prominent members of the community joining us to make a difference.

Please contact us regarding upcoming events, to schedule interviews or for additional information.

Rasheda Malcolm, Vice President of Development

rmalcolm@bgcgc.org or 513 421-8909 x21

To learn more about our organization, you can review these recent stories that feature BGCGC.

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04.26.18 | John Ross Hosts Draft Party at Sheakley Boys & Girls Club

On April 26th 2017 First-Round NFL Draft pick and Bengals wide receiver, John Ross III, hosted a “Draft Night Party” with club members of the Sheakley Boys & Girls Club in Price Hill. The party will started with a special dinner sponsored by Jet’s P... Read more here
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04.21.18 | 2018 Blue Door Bash

The Blue Door Bash is the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati’s (BGCGC) single largest fundraiser, bringing together over 600 of Cincinnati’s most influential professionals for a fun-filled evening that benefits over 5,000 children served by th... Read more here
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04.16.18 | Bill Bresser named new CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

Bill Bresser has been named CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati after serving in various staff leadership roles since 2004.Bresser steps into the newly renamed role after Brent Seelmeyer left his job as president of the local Boys & Girl... Read more here
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02.07.18 | Kamara Cobb Named 2018 Youth of the Year

Cincinnati, OH, February 2018 – Earlier this month at Great American Ball Park, five outstanding teens competed for a $20,000 college Scholarship award and the title “2018 Youth of the Year” from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (BGCGC). ... Read more here
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01.23.18 | The Charles H. Dater Foundation Gives $10,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH, January 2018- The Charles H. Dater Foundation recently gave a $10,000 grant to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (BGCGC) in support of their Diplomas to Degrees (d2D) Program.  According to BGCGC Vice President of Operatio... Read more here
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12.06.17 | Nick Lachey Brings St. Nick's Day to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

Thursday December 7th, Platinum selling singer & songwriter Nick Lachey brought Holiday cheer to 10 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (BGCGC) families facing economic hardship.  The families gathered at Lachey’s in Over-the-Rhine for a specia... Read more here
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11.13.17 | AT&T Presents $10,000 Check to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

AT&T Foundation presented $10,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (BGCGC) on Monday, November 13th.  The check presentation took place at the Larry and Rhonda Sheakley Club in Price Hill. Ohio Senator Cecil Thomas of District 9 was in a... Read more here
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11.09.17 | Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati Awarded Grant By Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (BGCGC) received a new grant to improve the health and well-being of Greater Cincinnati area kids, thanks to Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation. The Club provid... Read more here
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10.25.17 | University of Cincinnati’s ATO Fraternity hosts 4th Annual Activity Day Benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

Wednesday, October 25th, University of Cincinnati’s Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity hosted the 4th Annual Activity Day benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (BGCGC).  80 kids from BGCGC got opportunity to travel to UC’s campus for a field ... Read more here
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09.19.17 | Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati Launches Bullying Campaign in Partnership with Planet Fitness

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati partnered with Planet Fitness to launch an Anti-Bullying Campaign to establish a culture of acceptance, tolerance, and respect throughout the Clubs and the Greater Cincinnati community.  Planet Fitness gener... Read more here
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09.18.17 | Carlos Dunlap Speaks to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati about the Effects of Bullying

Most Valuable Kids and the Carlos Dunlap Foundation joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati on Monday, September 18th to establish a culture of acceptance, tolerance, and respect throughout the Clubs and the Greater Cincinnati community.... Read more here
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08.16.17 | Planet Fitness Takes a Stand Against Bullying with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

In partnership with Planet Fitness & Local 12, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati has launched an Anti-Bullying Campaign to establish a culture of acceptance, tolerance, and respect.  To kick off the campaign, on Tuesday August 8th at 10AM, k... Read more here
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04.25.17 | Aaron's Inc. Supports the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

Jaws dropped as teen members at the U.S. Bank Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati got the first look at their newly renovated Teen Center Wednesday afternoon. The U.S. Bank Club in Avondale was selected as the winner of the Aaron’s Furniture Tee... Read more here
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03.29.17 | Ariel Mullins named 2017 Youth of the Year

Last month at Great American Ball Park, six outstanding teens represented the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati in the 2017 Youth of the Year competition. These six kids have overcome challenges that many do not experience in a lifetime - ma... Read more here
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03.28.17 | Perfetti van Melle USA Donates Bicycles to the Marge Schott-Unnewehr Boys & Girls Club

On Monday, March 27, Perfetti van Melle USA, local manufacturer and distributor of candies such as Airheads and Mentos, donated 40 brand new boys’ and girls’ Huffy bicycles – with helmets – to the Marge Schott-Unnewehr Boys & Girls Club of Greater C... Read more here
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01.31.17 | Staples Donates $100,000 in Honor of Ronald L. Sargent

In honor of Ron Sargent's dedication and commitment to Staples for nearly three decades, Staples has donated $100,000 to be used to create a special scholarship fund for the members of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati Marge Schott-Unnewehr C... Read more here
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12.19.16 | A.J. Green Motivates Teens to Be Active and Make Healthy Choices

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, All-Pro Wide Receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals A.J. Green lead football drills at the Marge Schott-Unnewehr Boys & Girls Club in Covington, Kentucky.  In addition to receiving coaching and insider advice, Club members h... Read more here