Impact a Child's Life Today

by Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura

About this campaign

Providing a safe place for kids to learn and grow is our number one priority. And that’s where you come in…
Even a small donation can make a big difference.
Many of us can agree that investing in our children in the early stages can have a far reaching impact on addressing societal challenges later on.
Together with your help, we can direct vital resources to those on front lines, who give young people more than just childcare, but a place they receive life changing mentorship, homework help, snack and supper and much more.  With the goal of promoting academic success, good character and healthy habits.
From providing important Club materials to allowing us to support youth with our vital programs and services, your donation dollar stretches further when you support us.
To show you that we are continuing to do great work, we were honored on June 5, 2018 as Nonprofit of the Year by Assemblymember Monique Limón. Through our Clubs dedication to innovative youth development programs that serve over 1,100 registered members and 1,800 total youth served, we continue to extend our Club programs.  Especially, during the school year, summer, and during natural disasters like the Thomas Fire — when hundreds of affected families needed child care to avoid financial hardship. 
As a locally owned and operated nonprofit in Ventura, we support four Club sites in communities that are unable to support the true cost of running a Club on their own.  Even though we are honored to be associated with the larger Boys & Girls Club of America movement, we are supported solely through grants and private philanthropy locally -- from people like you: doctors, educators, construction workers, retirees and local businesses.  
This year however has been especially challenging for our community and our Club as a result of the Thomas Fire.  As we are working to scale our Clubs and bring in the best quality mentors, staff, volunteers and programs for our young people, donations are not where they once were and many of the resources in our community are depleted.  We understand and are sensitive to this year’s developments, but it is also important to note that we need everyone’s help to keep our doors open and create the stability our kids so desperately need.
We are very grateful to everyone that has made the Boys & Girls Club possible here in Ventura, and look forward to making further progress and impact in our community through investing in the future of our children.
Your gift today will help kids in our community know that they are deeply valued and matter. Join us by donating HERE or text bgkids18 to 44321.
From all of us at Boys & Girls Club of Greater Ventura – Our Hearts Go Out to You and Your Family.
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