Providing meals, academic support and self-esteem boosting programs.
When girls receive support during their adolescent years, research shows that they can change the world. But during another tough year for kids and families, too many girls’ dreams feel out of reach.
To celebrate International Day of the Girl, the Dove Self-Esteem Project will match all donations made to Boys & Girls Clubs of America through October 11, 2021, up to $10,000, to provide meals, academic support and self-esteem boosting programs to help give more girls a great future.
Club girls who say they don’t give up when something is really hard
Club girls who feel they can stand up for what’s right, even when others disagree
Club girls who believe they can make a difference in their community
Whatever It Takes for Girls
Did you know that when Boys & Girls Clubs of America started, we were only Boys’ Clubs? 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of officially recognizing girls as Club members and becoming Boys & Girls Clubs of America. In honor of this milestone and International Day of the Girl, we’re celebrating girls and doing whatever it takes to support their great futures. Read more.
Preparing Girls for a Great Future
Every girl deserves an equal opportunity to reach her full potential.
Here’s how Boys & Girls Clubs open doors to help girls find and fulfill their purpose.
From Questioning Her Worth to Finding Her Confidence
Boys & Girls Club program teaches this young woman that the best thing to be is yourself. Read more →
Dasia’s Top 5 Tips to Build Girls’ Self-Esteem
Boys & Girls Club alumna helps empower young people to question unrealistic beauty standards and become more confident. Read more →
A Note for Girls: How to Discover Your Authentic Self
Boys & Girls Club alumna shares three tips to become more self-aware and boost happiness. Read more →
Give More Girls a Great Future
Boys & Girls Clubs of America is partnering with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to give more girls a great future. Donate by October 11, 2021, to double your support, up to $10,000, for girls in need now.
To get more girls interested in sports and sports careers, one Club is running a girls’ basketball program that mixes the game’s fundamentals with inspirational guest speakers and soft skill development.