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  • Alameda Boys & Girls Club Alameda Boys & Girls Club

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(37.779053,-122.28703)
 

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

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About Alameda Boys & Girls Club

  • Opens our doors to all kids from all schools and all backgrounds every day and evening after school, on week-ends, and during vacations and is the only facility in Alameda that provides this service.
  • Continues a 62 year-old tradition of providing a safe and positive place for all youth ages 6 through 18.
  • Serves over 3,000 youth in a new, state-of-the-art Youth Development Center and provides a community resource facility for everyone in Alameda.
  • Engages and empowers those who need us the most: Over 40% of members are from single parent households, and over 60% come from economically-disadvantaged families.
  • Supervises and administers programs in certified areas of youth development:
    • Character, Leadership, Life Skills, and Career Education
    • Math, Science, Reading, and Technology
    • Arts and Crafts, and Performance and Digital Arts
    • Sports, Recreation, and Fitness
    • Gardening, Cooking, Health, and Nutrition
  • Provides after-school homework help and tutoring.
  • Offers free dental, vision, and medical screenings from local medical professionals and assists with access to follow-up care.
  • Conducts programs on avoiding substance abuse, violence prevention, and home safety for children-- and offers individual and family counseling services.
  • Partners with local schools, other community youth organizations, and non-profits to ensure that our members receive the services they need most.
  • Motivates kids to return to tell their success stories and to give back to the community they call "home," by becoming mentors, coaches, volunteers, Board members, and donors.
  • Enjoys a professional affiliation with the Boys and Girls Club of America, a national organization with headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia.

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