BENEFITING: Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, Inc.
For more than 75 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta has been helping kids and teens, especially those who need us most, reach their full potential. We have positively influenced more than 100,000 young lives. Starting with just one Club on Washington Street in 1938, our organization has grown to dozens of locations in and around Atlanta, serving thousands of kids each day.
Mission: Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta works to save and change the lives of children and teens, especially those who need us most, by providing a safe, positive, and engaging environment and programs that prepare and inspire them to achieve Great Futures.
Why We Do It: Many children in and around Atlanta are fighting an uphill battle. Georgia reports elevated rates of high school dropout, teen pregnancy, and obesity compared to national averages. Many kids don’t have the resources or role models they need to change their path.
How We Do It: At Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, we help kids reach their full potential. Our programs focus on helping kids succeed in school, live healthy, and become leaders. Reaching thousands of kids each day, we have the power to change our city.