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Next stop: Great futures

More than half of adults who’ve opened the door to a Boys & Girls Club say doing so changed their life. That’s because this is more than just a door; it’s a gateway to a lifetime of opportunities.

“Everything changed when I walked through the Club door.”

See how Club kids have defied the odds to graduate and have great futures.

Alizabeth says walking through the Club door as a third grader made her feel like her life wasn’t falling apart. Eight years later, she has overcome the odds to graduate with a powerful message for the Class of 2021.

Before college basketball coach LeVelle Moton was winning championships, he was escaping drugs and violence at the Club. See all the doors the Club opened for LeVelle and how he is holding the door open for today’s aspiring graduates.

After a challenging childhood, high school senior Caden found hope for a better future at the Club. See why he now considers himself an optimist and his advice for his fellow graduates.

Share your top piece of advice for the Class of 2021.

We’ll share your words of wisdom with graduating Club seniors as they prepare for their next chapter.

The doors to great futures are at risk. But for Club kids, the future is bright.

While the past year has been full of closures and cancellations, Boys & Girls Clubs have continued to open doors to opportunities — like graduation — that may not have been possible.

Give kids the support they need to stay on track for graduation.
Hold the door open for the next Club kid.

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