Our College Bound program provides high school students with college and career readiness services through individualized academic advising, mentoring, and resources to ensure they graduate high school with a customized post-secondary plan. But what happens when the student’s plan doesn’t go quite as expected? Anayeli, who has always been responsible, independent, resilient, [...]
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We believe that when the entire community comes together, our collective impact can affect greater change and outcomes in the lives of those we serve. loanDepot believes that too. The company has been a strong supporter of our Club for the past two years and has increased the level of support in [...]
Our entire organization is saddened and outraged about the tragic death of George Floyd and too many others, as well as the actions outside of those voicing their guaranteed right of peaceful protest. We unequivocally stand against racism and discrimination in all forms. As a Boys & Girls Club, we have a [...]
Each year at this time, under normal circumstances, we invite a panel of partners and supporters to conduct in-person interviews with our College Bound members to determine the amount of scholarship each of these deserving students will receive from our Club. This year, considering the current health climate, we had to do [...]
For nearly 70 years, the Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year program has honored and celebrated the nation’s most inspiring teens and their incredible journeys. Stories of outstanding leadership, service, academic excellence, and dedication to living a healthy lifestyle have made Youth of the Year America’s premier leadership and recognition [...]
WHAT IS COLLEGE BOUND? College Bound is a year-round college and career readiness program that provides individualized academic advising, mentoring, and resources to high school students to ensure they graduate high school with a customized post-secondary plan. The program is open to all high school students and offers a holistic approach to [...]
First and foremost, on behalf of our organization, I hope you and your family are well and safe during these challenging times. Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the current health crisis. During this unprecedented and ever-changing global challenge, we remain committed to our mission. Our highest priorities and [...]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Orange Coast recently launched a partnership with Hope Center for the Arts (HOPE) – a nonprofit organization offering a multi-faceted visual and performing arts therapy program to adults ages 22 and up with developmental and intellectual disabilities. For more than 40 years, Hope Center for the [...]
When we introduced our Club’s Impact Model nearly a decade ago, it was a completely new way of serving youth in our afterschool program. Instead of the random assortment of activities we had been offering, we began separating our Club members into groups by grade level and providing them with a holistic set [...]