Make your donation go even further by saving us 7.5% on processing fees by simply clicking here to go to our Facebook page and then clicking the "Donate" button on our page. Don't have Facebook? Click the Donate Now button below.

Click here to see if your employer offers a match to your contribution.

Core Programming Areas


Education & Career

The education and career programs help youth create aspirations for the future, providing opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement.

Character & Leadership

Helping youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquire skills for participating in the democratic process is the main thrust of these programs. They also develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to Club and community and celebrating our national heritage.

Health & Life Skills

These initiatives develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.

The Arts

Programs in this core area enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.

Sports, Fitness and Recreation

These Club programs help develop fitness, a positive use of leisure time, reduction of stress, appreciation for the environment and social and interpersonal skills.

Specialized Programs:
These initiatives focus on meeting the significant and specific needs identified within Boys & Girls Clubs. Their broad scope complements several or all of our core program areas.