art class at the club

How You Can Help

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve believes every child has the potential to BE GREAT through the support of caring individuals like you! Your contribution is an investment in Akron's future; and will directly help the kids we serve.


  • We accept most major credit cards for gifts made online.
  • Donate by mail or in person by sending or dropping of your donation to: 889 Jonathan Avenue, Akron, OH, 44306
  • We also accept donations of physical goods. Please contact us for an updated list of needed items.

Donate Online


Get involved directly with the Clubs by volunteering. Learn more.

Matching Gift

Many employers have matching programs whereby they match the gift you make to BGCWR, so you can DOUBLE your donation, and make DOUBLE the impact. Please check with your human resource department to discover if your company has a matching gift program.


Join us as a sponsor of Aspire! our annual event, or support a BGCWR program. Learn more about Aspire! sponsorship or contact us to discuss program options.


This gift might include naming Boys & Girls Clubs in your will, a charitable gift annuity, a trust arrangement, a real estate gift or a life insurance policy.

IRA Charitable Rollover

If you are 70½ or older you may also be interested in a way to lower the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals while supporting our mission. An IRA charitable rollover is a way you can help continue our work and benefit this year. Please consult your tax professional for eligability. 

Have questions? Please contact the Community Engagement Department at 330-773-3375 or