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Member Update January 2023

Member Spotlight: In late December, members of Petros Zoe Uganda joined together to lay the foundation for the organization’s building projects, aimed at transforming the landscape and culture of the community.

Member Update December 2022

Member Spotlight: Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties and Boys & Girls Clubs of Hungary participated in a cultural exchange!

Member Update November 2022

WFYC President and CEO Kirk Dominick recently visited Affiliate Members in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Worldwide 3rd Quarter Update October 2022

President and CEO Kirk Dominick alongside Club alumni Marvin Rees, the Mayor of Bristol, England.

Member Update October 2022

St. Peters Development Society (SPDS) is a registered not for profit social service organization working to uplift the youth in India with a motto “… to reach the unreached”

Member Update September 2022

Member Spotlight:  As a strong advocate of education, Boys & Girls Clubs of Ghana partners with communities, in which their clubs operate, to attach preschools to the clubs

Promise Award Update September 2022

This year’s Promise Awards, which was shared with a global audience, recognized seven recipients and five honorable mentions in three categories: leaders, programs, and youth. This year’s recipients were:

March 2022 Newsletter

A Message from Glenn…

Youth Clubs around the world work tirelessly every day to improve the quality of life and increase opportunities for young people in their communities.

February 2022 Newsletter

Our conference highlights.

January 2022 Newsletter

A Message from Tim…

January is the perfect time to review the past year’s work and adjust as needed for an even more productive 2022.

December 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Glenn…

The team at WFYC is continually inspired by the ingenuity, dedication, and perseverance of our Affiliate Members around the world. 

November 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Rick…

A number of years ago, at Boys & Girls Clubs of America, we produced a book of mentorship stories titled A Hand to Guide Me

October 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Tim…

The key to building more relationships, partners, board members, and donors is as easy as P.I.E. Researchers studying how people increase success in donor sourcing say that there are three key elements that lead to goal attainment: Performance, Image and Exposure. 

September 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Mark…

Two weeks ago, WFYC hosted our inaugural Promise Awards Celebration. This program was designed to raise awareness about the importance of youth development organizations and professionals, highlight best practices in youth development around the globe, and share stories of the creativity, courage, and resiliency of youth…

August 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Dawn…

If storytelling is important to advancing an organization’s mission, why don’t social good organizations and non-profits spend more time investing in messaging that inspires and motivates others to join their cause? 

July 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Mark…

“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members,” is one of my favorite Gandhi quotes. Another often used expression is a community should be judged by how it treats its elderly and its children…

June 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Glenn…

WFYC is committed to helping our Affiliate Members achieve better youth outcomes. Strong outcomes are critical to the youth you serve and the long-term success of your organization.

May 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Jose…

At only six-years-old, Angel already knew what it meant to struggle. His family often collected clothing and food from dumpsters and he rarely knew where his next meal was coming from.

April 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Dawn…
The impact of climate change in youth development can be easily overlooked, when in fact climate change represents a major threat to the health and socio-economic stability of youth around the world.

March 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Mark…
Globally, there is no single model for governance within the international charitable sector. The term “non-profit” is uniquely western, and whether you’re considered a civic social organization (CSO), non-governmental organization (NGO), or not-for-profit organization (NPO), there are universally accepted principles for governing that apply across the world even if the structures vary.

February 2021 Newsletter

Our conference highlights

January 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Mark…
Perseverance absent purpose is unproductive. It creates an illusion of accomplishment only to rediscover inertia on the other side of a tumultuous period, along with depleted resources and energy.  

December 2020 Newsletter

A Message from Susan…
How big is your dream? Does it inspire and encourage you? Embolden you? Energize you? Does it motivate others to join your cause?  

November 2020 Newsletter

A message from Rick…
Gratitude is a gift that deserves more attention. Each November begins the official season of thankfulness and gratitude. 

October Newsletter

October 2020 Newsletter

A message from Glenn…
I’ve been thinking a lot about resiliency lately for obvious reasons. I doubt that I am alone because many of you, our WFYC Affiliate leaders, are currently grappling with uncertainty. I have heard this sentiment directly and sensed it during our time together, during these past six months.