The Boys and Girls Club Endowment Fund was established in 2012 to support the operations of the organization and to further their mission “to empower young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.”
Since 1996, the Boys and Girls Club of Marion County has offered programs for local students focusing on healthy lifestyles, academic achievement, and character and leadership development. Boys & Girls Club of Marion County gives young people the support, guidance, tools, and skills to succeed in life. — providing comprehensive, affordable afterschool and summer programming for kindergarten youth through age 18. Membership costs just $20 per child per year and entitles youth to unlimited Club access. It is a place where great futures are started each and every day.
The local Club is part of a nationwide organization which began in 1860 and envisions “a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who enters our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.”