Supporting girls on International Day of the Girl and every day
Every girl deserves an equal opportunity to reach her full potential.
But with the challenges facing families today, girls’ future are at risk, especially girls of color and those in marginalized communities.Together, let’s give more girls a great future.
Whatever It Takes for Girls
Did you know that when Boys & Girls Clubs of America started, we were only Boys’ Clubs? 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of officially recognizing girls as Club members and becoming Boys & Girls Clubs of America. In honor of this milestone and International Day of the Girl, we’re celebrating girls and doing whatever it takes to support their great futures. Read more.
Preparing Girls for a Great Future
Helping Girls Find & Use Their Voice
“Seven years ago, I was quiet and felt invisible. The Club helped me understand who I am, achieve my dreams and never give up. Today, I’m a young woman with big plans.” Read more
Developing Confident & SMART Girls
“I lead and facilitate the SMART Girls program at my local Club, giving back through a program that gave me so much.” Read more
Preparing Girls for College, Careers & Life
“I wouldn’t be here without the Club. I learned about the world and the people who live in it. They believed in me and that I could change the world.” Read more
Give More Girls a Great Future
Your donation will provide girls in need with life-changing mentors and programs to overcome today’s obstacles and ensure great futures are still possible. When girls receive support during adolescent years, research shows that they can change the world — as confident youth and tomorrow’s leaders.
89% of Club girls say they don’t give up when something is really hard.
82% of Club girls believe that they can make a difference in their community.
88% of Club girls feel they can stand up for what’s right, even when others disagree.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America is partnering with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to give more girls a great future. Donate by October 14 to support girls in need now. Dove has committed $250,000 to increase your impact.
Before I started attending the Boys & Girls Club, I second-guessed myself a lot. My Club mentors have helped me overcome that fear and realize that even if I do something and it doesn’t turn out perfectly, it’s OK because I tried.