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Everyday you make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you, an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.
-Sir Winston Churchill

Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver serve more than 23,000 members in the Denver metro area each year. Of this number, more than 7,200 visit Club facilities on a regular basis, often staying for more than three or four hours per visit. Here is a snapshot of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver "full-service" members:

73% of members' families live below the poverty line (family of four with an income less than $25,000 per year.)

Time spent in Boys & Girls Clubs
3.39 hours per visit (average)

School dropout rates in the neighborhoods we serve are more than 25 percent.

In neighborhoods where Clubs are located, violent crime rates are on average more than 73 percent higher than in metro Denver overall.

Your contribution is a big help for the kids:

$25 will provide art supplies for one child for one year.

$50 will give a child access to the technology labs and the curriculum for a year.

$100 will purchase 16 books for the library at one Club.

$125 will enable 25 kids to participate in a BGCMD athletic league.

For more information about the great work of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, please visit www.bgcmd.org.

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