Boys & Girls Clubs in Alabama
Approx. 43,000 youth served through membership & community outreach 21 Club Organizations & 3 Military Instillations in 45 cities
Clubs Change Lives.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Alabama help kids and teens in the state to develop essential skills, make lasting connections and have fun. Club members experience:
• A safe place to learn, play and grow
• Supportive relationships with caring mentors
• Enriching programs, experiences and activities
The Boys & Girls Clubs Alabama Alliance mission statement is that of the National organization:
To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
To provide 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.
Why We Care
•:• 1 in 5 kids won't graduate on time1
•:• Juvenile crime escalates between 3:00 to 7:00 P.M.2
•:• 3 out of 10 children are obese or overweight3
•!• 1 out of 5 young people lives in poverty4
Budget / Impact
$1.1 million (TANF Funding through DHR)
Statewide Annual Youth Service Goals:
Life Skills 9,000
Education and Career 5,000
Sports, Fitness, Recreation 5,000
1 Editorial Projects in Education Research Center, "Diplomas Count 2014 - Motivation Matters: Engaging Students, Creating Learners," Education Week, Vol. 33, Issue 34 (June 5, 2014), www.edweek.org/go/dc14.
2 OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book (li nk: http://www.ojjdp.gov/ojstatbb/offendres/qa03401.asp?qaDate=2008). Released on December 21, 2010.
3 Ogden, C.I., Carroll, M.D., Curten, LR., et. Alt. Prevalence of High Body Mass Index in US Children and Adolescents, 2007-2008. Journal of the American Medical
4 Association. (2010). 303(3): 242-249
DeNavas-Wal,t C. & B.D. Proctor. (2014). Income and Poverty in the United States: 2013. U.S. Census Bureau.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Secretary / Treasurer
Derrick Richardson, MA
Registered Members that Qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch
About the Youth We Serve:
74% Age 12 & Under
71% Black or African American 19% Caucasian
1% Native American
Types of Club Facilities:
47% Traditional Clubhouses
9% Sites in Schools
9% Sites on Military Bases
Location of Club Facilities:
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P.O. BOX 10391 • BIRMINGHAM, AL 35202 | 205.475.4644
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