During Women’s History Month we honor Elizabeth Hammersley and Mary and Alice Goodwin, founders of the very first Club.
Our national teen spokesperson is a driven, community-minded individual on a journey to one day be President.
A warm meal, a safe place, a caring mentor. Your monthly gift helps kids achieve great futures.
There is no silver bullet to success. It takes an army of people, a safe environment, high-quality programs and unique experiences to level the playing field for all kids. Boys & Girls Clubs don't just do one thing, we do whatever it takes to build great futures for America's young people.
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
Club teen Ahsha shares how her Club helped her overcome her insecurities to become a voice for her generation.
Club alumni like Olympian Jackie Joyner Kersee give their advice for empowering more girls to get into sports.
The first male in his family to graduate high school, a cancer survivor, and now a college student majoring in computer science. There’s nothing Rickey can’t accomplish — and he thanks his Club for helping him carve a new path to a great future.
Teenage goal-setting can help youth increase self-confidence, develop their work ethic and build perseverance.
In Los Angeles County, Boys & Girls Clubs are addressing youth mental health concerns stemming from the pandemic through programming, on-site licensed counselors and more.