After every volunteer shift I leave with a warm heart thinking of the impact I've made with the children and the impact they have made with me! Kimberly Young – Volunteer
My experience volunteering with the Boys & Girls Clubs has been so rewarding. It is inspiring to see a community of volunteers come together in support of our club kids! Lindsay Leiby– Volunteer
The Clubs change our members lives by providing a safe space, a healthy meal and a future of hope and possibility. Each child desires this and deserves this! Rob Rothschild– Advisory Board
The impact that Boys & Girls Clubs has on kids can change the direction of these kids’ lives well into the future; every child deserves this opportunity! Lisa Aurilio– Advisory Board
The youth development staff is incredible. I have seen firsthand the impact that they have by forming compassionate and meaningful relationships with our Club kids. Eric Chojnacki– Advisory Board
Every child deserves an opportunity, TEAMWORK makes the DREAM work! Jason Frederick– Advisory Board
In my volunteer experience with the Boys & Girls Clubs, I enjoy positively impacting the happiness and confidence expressed by the youth in the Clubs that is like no other. Karlo Petrak– Volunteer
Volunteering at the Boys & Girls Club has been a true life changing experience. Having the opportunity to share pure enjoyment with the Club members brings the biggest smile to my face. Brooke Hauser– Volunteer
Volunteering at the Boys & Girls Clubs showed me there is a way to make a positive impact on our future generation and give back to the community at the same time. Lance Croft– Volunteer
Volunteering with the Boys & Girls Clubs was one of the best experiences of my life and taught me the power of making an impact in a child’s life. Gabriel Wasylko– Volunteer
Proven Impact
Today, our movement is 355,000 strong
With 60,000 professional staff, 270,000 volunteers and 25,000 board members, we have a passionate, diverse Movement that’s dedicated to positively impacting the lives of kids and teens.
Academic Success
Graduating high school on time
We want every Boys & Girls Club member to do well in school, ultimately graduating from high school on time with a plan for their future.
Good Character and Citizenship
Creating tomorrow's leaders today
Our programs help youth become responsible, caring citizens and develop leadership skills and gain opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to Club and community.
Healthy Lifestyles
Helping young people make healthy decisions
These programs develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors to nurture their well-being, set personal goals and grow into self-sufficient adults.
90% of alumni
graduate high school
57% of alumni
said the club saved their life
91% of alumni
are satisfied with their adult life
60% of alumni
said the club was the only safe place to go after school
43% less likely
to drop out of school
51% less likely
to use drugs
63% less likely
to become teen parents
26% more likely
to become a college graduate
Our Supporters

We are thankful for these organizations

Local corporations and foundations provide the critical supportive relationships that bring much-needed programs and resources to our Clubs.

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