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Friends Council

Join the next generation of leaders for Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston

Friends Council is Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston’s community of emerging leaders. Now in its 15th year, this philanthropic group involves dynamic individuals who invest in BGCB’s mission, volunteer their time, organize fundraisers, and engage their networks to move the needle for our Club members.

Members join with a gift of at least $25 per month or $300 annually.

Join Us!

Join us or renew your commitment to BGCB’s mission by clicking the button above. Your gift ensures BGCB can keep Club membership affordable for our youth and families—just $25 for children and $5 for teens! Read below to learn more or contact Julie LeBlanc at or 617-994-4711.

Members receive regular communication about upcoming Friends Council events, volunteer opportunities, and leadership development, as well as special invitations to BGCB events.

  • Connect, socialize, volunteer, and network with like-minded peers at events throughout the year
  • Two discounted tickets to “A Night With Friends,” our signature benefit party
  • Opportunities for leadership development through our Leadership and Host Committees
  • Invitation to Friends Council Annual Meeting
  • Special access to Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston’s Board and Staff Leadership
  • Listed in BGCB Annual Report
Join Friends Council

For those who cannot make an ongoing volunteer commitment, these one-time opportunities allow Friends Council members to join together in service.

  • Club Member for a Night – fall and spring events
  • Thanksgiving Dinner Service
  • Holiday Service Day
  • Halloween Parties
  • Ready to Work professional skills workshops


  • Kevin Carpenter
    South Shore Bank
  • Michael Kippins
    Lawyers for Civil Rights
  • Sarah Woznicki
    Catalant Technologies

Leadership Committee

  • Adair Bender
  • Alexandra Conigliaro Biega
    Biega + Kilgore Team | Compass
  • Kathleen Brower
    Coca Cola
  • Andrew Corcoran
  • Max Connor
  • Sarah Dale
    Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Steve Dutcher
    Linus Health
  • Abi Egan
  • Kate Farrell
    Forward Financing LLC
  • Katherine Fischer
    Wellington Management
  • Steve Fletcher
    Bank of America
  • Emma Follansbee
    Mintz Levin
  • Lambert Givens, Jr.
    Hunter’s Kitchen & Bar
  • Lily Guttentag
    Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Katie Huyett
  • Ed Joullian
    Old Ironsides Energy
  • Lauren Joullian
  • Lesley University
  • Christopher T. Kelley
    Dartmouth College
  • Lyndsay Kerwin
    Silversmith Capital Partners
  • Rob Lashway
    Floyd Advisory
  • Kate Mohorn
    The Boston Beer Company
  • Andrew Neuber
  • Ryan Palmer
    Merrill Lynch
  • Sam Robinson
    Kraft Group
  • Lyndsey Sciba
    Vista Higher Learning
  • Mark Van Dyke