Blue Bucket Brigade

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The Blue Bucket Brigade is a program, friend and fund raising

Captain Mitchell McKinney, co-chair of the Blue Bucket Brigade, reviews  BGCFW member papers during a summer session

collaboration between the  BGCFW, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 14 (FOP), and Fort Wayne United (FWU) to reduce police-youth violence through understanding.  The year round efforts support Forgottten Families, Cops 4 Kids, and internal club events, among others.

Supported Programs
Passport to Manhood
Late Night Basketball Program
Forgotten Families
L.I.V.E. Sessions & Forums
Smart Girls Brilliant Women
Kops 4 Kids
Choose Success Initiative
Criminal Justice Education
Thank You
January 18, 2019: Fort Wayne Komets. Game Jersey Sales to beneift Blue Bukcet Brigade. Hosted by the B&GCFW, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 14, Fort Wayne Komets and Fire Police City County Federal Credit Union.

“Connecting our most trusted servants with our most vulnerable youth.”

“It is easier to teach young children than to fix broken men.”


  • Joe Jordan, Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne (260-744-0998 ext. 113)

    Members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne flank a volunteer from Katz, Sapper and Miller at an area Walmart event for the Blue Bucket Brigade.

  • Debby Stellwagen, Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne (260-744-0998 ext. 110)
  • Captain Mitch McKinney, Fraternal Order of Police (260-437-8997)