HOW CAN I SUPPORT THE CLUB?
Learn How You Can Support the Club’s Mission
The Club serves more than 500 kids each day and over 1,500 registered members per year. Additionally, nearly 3,500 youth are served through some form of Club programming throughout the year. That is over 15% of Monroe County’s youth.
According to an Economic Impact Study conducted by Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, for every $1.00 donated to Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington, $5.00 of benefits are generated for the Bloomington community at-large.
The Club supports single parents who need an affordable, structured, safe and measurable program that allows them to maintain employment, work longer hours or further their education. On average, due to Club membership fees and program hours (which run until 7:00 p.m. each week day), roughly $4,300.00 per household in savings and additional income are generated for Club families each year. (Economic Impact Study by the Kelley School of Business)
Your gift today can help change a child’s future.
...of Club teens expect to graduate from high school
...expect to complete some kind of post-secondary education
...of Club youth volunteer in their community
...of members say they can stand up for what is right
The Amazing Kylie looked at the path ahead of her. It was winding and unfamiliar, but she felt up to the task. After all, The Amazing Kylie can handle anything …
Chris is one of three siblings being raised by his mother, a single-parent attending classes and working multiple jobs, to support her family. Chris is mostly …
Añé is a young woman who began attending the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington at the age of eight. Añé’s childhood support system was limited and she found herself in and out of youth shelters. The one constant was the Club. Staff reached deep into her troubled life and challenged her to envision a better future for herself.
How Can You Help?
Contribute to the Club
With only 13% of the Club’s funding coming from families who use our programs through membership fees, we need you to help us fill the gap! 70% of all Club revenue comes from local individual donors – like you! We only charge $20.00 a year per child ($5.00 at Ferguson Crestmont Club) to attend the Club. However, it costs us over $650.00 to serve each child for a single year. It’s up to us to account for the financial gap. Will you support the kids who need us most in our community by donating today?
Serving hundreds of children each and every day, we can always use supplies to enhance their experience at the Club! Please review our Wishlist to see if you have something we could use. Out shopping and see something on our list? Please consider making a Wishlist Donation! Have something you think might be useful for our programs that you do not see on our Wishlist? Give us a call and ask! Contact Leslie Abshier, Resource Development Director, at (812) 332-5311 x.213.