Welcome To Boys & Girls Club of Central Appalachia
GREAT FUTURES START HERE.
Here at the Boys & Girls Club of Central Appalachia, we have a LOT of exciting things happening. We hope you will explore our website, see the smiles on our kids’ faces, and be a part of our extraordinary program. Check back often for an updated list of events!
68% of Club 12th graders volunteer at least once per month, compared with 39% of 12th graders nationally
31% of Club girls ages 12 to 15 are physically active every day, compared with 23% of girls in the same age range nationally
About 75 percent of Club members report earning mostly As and Bs in school, compared with 67 percent of youth nationally
90% of Club ninth graders report abstaining from drinking alcohol in the past 30 days, compared with 77% of ninth graders nationally
Interest In School
Youth are 42% more likely to believe that school work is meaningful when they have an optimal Club Experience.
Doing The Right Thing
90% of members who attend Clubs regularly say they can stand up for what is right, even if their friends disagree.
97% of Club teens expect to graduate from high school and 88% expect to complete some kind of post-secondary education.
Why you should consider the Boys & Girls Club.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s research shows that young people who attend a Club regularly tend to do better than their peers nationally.
To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
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Explore Our Clubs
Buchanan County Technology and Career Center
Some of the ways you can support the Boys & Girls Club.
No amount is too large or too small. Click here to donate today! You can also view our latest Form 990 by clicking the following link. Form 990 2012
We are always looking for volunteers. Any amount of time is a quality investment in our youth. Contact Us today to discuss getting started.
3. Become a Board Member
Join our Board and help steer the direction of the club. Your personal experience may be just what we are looking for. Contact Us today to discuss.
4. Planned Giving
Planned gifts are long-range contributions that will ensure the longevity of our organization and sustain our important work with kids. Learn More.
5. Like Us On Facebook
We use Facebook to share our successes and to interact with the community. “Like” and “Share” our page to help us spread the word! It takes less than 30 seconds!
6. Be Creative
Thinking of a way to support us that we haven’t mentioned here? Send us a message and tell us about it! We are always open to new ideas.