Jonathan’s Story

Jonathan’s Story

A sophomore in high school, Jonathan faces difficult choices every day. Many of his peers have been pulled into gangs and criminal activity, but the positive relationships Jonathan has formed at the Club have been key in supporting his character development – and his...
Eddy’s Story

Eddy’s Story

For Eddy, the Club is family – both literally and figuratively. Making ends meet for his family is a daily struggle, so they depend on the Club for the essentials of what makes a home, a home: nutritious meals, a safe place to go after school, and caring adults to...
Sierra’s Story

Sierra’s Story

Sierra has faced numerous challenges in her life. She came to the Club as an extremely shy 8-year-old. “I couldn’t even talk with people,” she recalls. In addition to this, growing up in a low-income family means that some days, it’s tough for her family to pay for...
Turning Anger Into Success

Turning Anger Into Success

Thirteen-year-old Ray is a regular at his Boys & Girls Club. Every day, he greets his friends when he walks in the door and makes his rounds doing activities, usually starting in the gym. “On my first day at the Club, the people here showed me around,” Ray said....
What Makes a Boys & Girls Club Special

What Makes a Boys & Girls Club Special

Ever wondered about the programs offered at a Boys & Girls Club? In the video below, Club member Michelle, age 16, talks about the enriching opportunities found at her Club and why it’s a second home for hundreds of kids like...
Finding Her Path

Finding Her Path

The Boys & Girls Club helped Hadamarys discover her love of science and helping kids. Now, she’s off to college and ready to combine her passions and pursue a career as a pediatrician. Watch the video below to learn how the Boys & Girls Club helped her...