Empowering Youth, Changing Lives, Building Community
Boys & Girls Clubs helps meet the basic needs of its members, and ensures they receive the educational support they deserve and tools that help them thrive academically, socially and personally.
Brighter Futures for Milwaukee Youth
Boys & Girls Clubs provide a place where all youth, no matter their circumstances, can make great discoveries about themselves and engage in educational and recreational activities.And it’s all done in safe environments and led by positive role models and leaders.
We meet kids and teens where they are and help them to take steps forward to reach their potential. By focusing on safety, academic support and character development, we’re helping youth find – and achieve – brighter futures.
ChallengesSolutionsOur ImpactFear, Neglect, anxiety, crime45 locations that provide safety and support100%of Boys & Girls Clubs parents surveyed feel their child is safe at the club. 2013 Parent/Teacher survey
- ChallengesSolutionsOur ImpactHunger, undernourishmentFree or reduced lunch for qualified members83%of club members qualify for free or reduced lunch. Nearly 1 million free meals were served in 2013
ChallengesSolutionsOur ImpactIlliteracy, drop-out rateTutors, scholarships and literacy programs86%of members surveyed said the clubs have helped them improve finishing their homework on time.
ChallengesSolutionsOur ImpactObesitySports fitness and recreational activities20KClub members participated in fitness and recreation activities in 2013
Boys & Girls Clubs provides the foundation for long-term, sustainable solutions for kids and their families to change the trajectory to excellence.
SAFE PLACES TO LEARN
At Boys & Girls Clubs, youth have a safe place to learn and play with tutoring and academic programming as well as supervised activities led by enthusiastic and positive role models.
Programs That Work
With after-school tutoring, career development, sports leagues and art classes, our high quality educational programming keeps Milwaukee youth safe and engaged.