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 – Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Youth of the Year

Finding His Voice at the Boys & Girls Club

“I was very shy and not very outgoing,” 15-year-old Nathan recalled. When he joined the Boys & Girls Club at age 6, he didn’t interact much with anyone. He spent his days quietly drawing in the art room. But over time, Nathan started to open up to other Club...

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Different Club, Same Bright Future

Three years ago, Davonte’s family abruptly moved across town and it forced many changes in his life. He had to start over at a new school and make new friends in a different community. Fortunately, one aspect of his life remains constant – the support of Boys &...

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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...

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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...

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