2021 Great Futures Gala

Featuring Motown Legend, Smokey Robinson

Join us October 2nd, for a special evening with Motown legend SMOKEY ROBINSON, in support of Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee and the more than 4,700 youth we serve. With more than 700 distinguished guests, a live and silent auction filled with incredible items, and unforgettable entertainment experiences, the night is always one to remember! The 2021 Great Futures Gala will be live and in-person!


Date: Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
Time: 5 PM – 9PM
Location: Grand Hyatt Nashville 
Dress: Business or Cocktail


In addition to his 50-year music career and status as an R&B icon, Smokey Robinson is a Boys & Girls Clubs’ alumnus. Robinson was one of the major songwriters and producers for Motown, penning several hit singles such as “Who’s Loving You,” “My Guy,” “The Way You Do The Things You Do,” “My Girl,” “Get Ready” and “Ain’t That Peculiar.” He has topped the Billboard 100, won multiple Grammy awards, and been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime chance to witness a music legend in action and celebrate our tenth anniversary of the biggest night in town!

When you attend the Great Futures Gala, you experience an evening of unforgettable entertainment, participate in a live and silent auction of more than 200 items, hear real stories of impact straight from our Club youth, and ensure at-risk youth have access to vital resources that guarantee their great futures.

Our Great Futures Gala will be a night to remember!

2021 Auction

One easy way to support this event, and the youth it benefits, is to donate to our silent and/or live auction. With over 700 attendees, your donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee will be widely recognized and appreciated. In addition to the exposure you will gain during the event, we will recognize our contributors on the auction website leading up to the event. Contact Joslyn Jackson, Senior Director of Resource Development, at jjackson@bgcmt.org if you would like to facilitate an item pick-up or if you have any questions.

Questions? Contact Us

Joslyn Jackson, Senior Director of Resource Development JJackson@bgcmt.org

The 2020 virtual Great Futures Gala with special guest Chris Young raised an astounding $428,000 to operate core youth-development programs for the more than 4,700 kids served annually at our eleven Boys & Girls Clubs across Middle Tennessee! THANK YOU to everyone who made the evening possible!

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor: