Every day, 11.3 million kids and teens leave school with no place to go.
97% of Club teens expect to graduate from high school and 80% had submitted an application to a post-secondary education.According to BGCA youth outcome data
75% of regularly attending members said they volunteered in their community, Club, school or neighborhood at least once in the past year.According to BGCA youth outcome data
89% of Club youth said they can stand up for what is right; 91% of Club youth reported that as a leader, they make sure everyone feels important.According to BGCA youth outcome data
I had quite a traumatic childhood. I was always in the streets doing things I shouldn’t be to escape my life. Most of my family and friends doubted me, but arriving at the Boys & Girls Club changed my life.
Without the Boys & Girls Club, I would have been outside in my neighborhood with negative influences. Instead, I’m graduating high school and feel mentally prepared for anything.