Success Stories

Learn more about the impact Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver through the stories of some of our Club members and Club alumni.

Meet Malachi – this year’s Southwest Regional Youth of the Year winner

Club member is on a mission to serve her community

After Hurricane Katrina destroyed her family’s home in 2005, Kirsten’s life was uprooted when her family moved to Colorado. The transition was difficult for Kirsten who had a hard time adjusting until her mother discovered the Denver Broncos Boys & Girls Club. “I was...

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Club Support Keeps Alena’s Dreams Alive

Seventeen-year-old Club member Alena is not your average teenage girl. She has big goals and has been relentless on her journey to achieve them. Alena's passion for helping children motivates her to work every day towards her career goal of becoming a pediatrician....

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Club Member Spotlight: Yania

Prior to finding the Boys & Girls Club, Yania was starved. Not for food, but for friends. She recalls having just one friend she could turn to, which barely felt like enough to get by. It was not until she joined the Boys & Girls Club three years ago that her...

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Club Member Spotlight: Jeremiah

Every day after school, Jeremiah comes to the Boys & Girls Club, a place where any question is safe to explore. The staff at the Club not only encourage Jeremiah to voice his emotions but also talk about his hurts and fears. Jeremiah’s father left home due to...

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Leading at Gates Camp

Every summer, over 500 Boys & Girls Club members get the chance to venture into the mountains to spend a week up at Gates Camp. During this time, campers from the ages of eight to thirteen spend a week away from home getting the chance to meet new friends and explore...

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Club Member Spotlight: Bryant

In 2014, Bryant’s summer break was cooking up to be a boring one. Growing up in a poverty-stricken community where parents have to work hard to simply make ends meet, there are few structured outlets for youth to turn to amidst the school-less void. Bryant, who...

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Club Member Spotlight: Isiah

Seventeen year-old Club member Isiah believes that the Boys & Girls Club has molded him into the person he is today – a highly motivated social butterfly with big dreams for the future. Not only has Isiah relied on the scholarship opportunities offered by the Clubs,...

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Club member spotlight: Brylynn

  For eleven year-old Club member Brylynn, the Boys & Girls Club is a family affair. All four of Brylynn’s siblings joined the Boys & Girls Club when they became eligible for a membership at age six. Brylynn was no different. In fact, she recalls her sixth birthday as...

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Club member spotlight: Kari

Every day, twelve year-old Club member Kari turns to her Club for the stability and consistency that she needs to make her future brighter. Kari started coming to the Boys & Girls Club in her neighborhood three years ago thanks to a recommendation from a family...

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