Newport News, Virginia – Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula is thrilled to announce the launch of its Future Forward Summer Campaign, an initiative designed to empower the youth of the Virginia Peninsula through dynamic and holistic programming. The campaign kicked off on April 23rd with Give Local 757 giving and will run through August 17.

As the summer months approach, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula is calling upon the community to join hands in making a significant difference in the lives of hundreds of Club kids who rely on the organization for support. The campaign aims not only to cover the increase in operational and personnel expenses during this critical time but also to provide essential financial aid to those facing special needs through program scholarships.

“With your support, we can ensure that thousands of Peninsula youth have access to enriching programming and opportunities that will shape their futures,” said Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula President & CEO, Hal Smith. “Every gift goes directly towards creating a brighter tomorrow for these young individuals, fostering their growth, and nurturing their potential.”

The Future Forward Summer Campaign seeks to pave the way for a summer filled with inspiration, learning, and endless possibilities. By joining forces with the community, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula aims to move forward towards a future where every child has the chance to thrive. The goal of this campaign is to raise $200,000.00 and will include peer to peer fundraising where supporters can essentially become their own fundraiser to help the cause.

“We invite everyone to join us in empowering tomorrow’s leaders,” added Chief Development Officer, Madison Owens. “Together, let’s make a lasting impact and ensure that every child on the Virginia Peninsula has the opportunity to reach their full potential through our dynamic offerings.”

About Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula

Since 1946 Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula, a nonprofit organization, has been positively impacting the entire community through programming, services, and outreach. With a mission dedicated to inspiring and enabling all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens, the organization has cultivated thousands of Peninsula children and families over the years. BGCVP executes five areas of focus including education, health and wellness, leadership and service, sports and recreation, and the arts. Through this programming the organization provides a safe and nurturing environment for children and teens to learn, grow, and thrive. The Summer Program is offered to families at the rate of $50 per week, per child.

For more information on how to get involved and support the Future Forward Summer Campaign, visit You can also reach out directly to Chief Development Officer, Madison Owens at (757) 223-7204 ext. 105 or by email at [email protected]. Checks can be made payable to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula and mailed to 11825 Rock Landing Dr., Chesapeake Bldg., Newport News, VA 23606.