Our Community Impact
Here are a few of the many ways that we are changing lives in our community!
Our local club is making a tremendous impact in our community. See what we've accomplished together.
The Boys & Girls Blub of Decatur is one of many clubs across the U.S. making a tremendous impact in the lives of our youth. Here are just a few statistics to illustrate the important work being done by our staff and volunteers.
90% of Club Alumni Graduated
Nationally, 3 out of every 10 kids won't graduate on time. A recent survey of Boys & Girls Club Alumni showed that 90% earned their high school degree or equivalent certificate.
3pm to 7pm Juvenile Crime Escalates
The Boys & Girls Club of Decatur is open after school to make sure that our youth have a safe and supervised place to go. Nationally 15.1 million kids are left unsupervised after school leading to increased crime at those times.
80% of Club Alumni have improved attitudes toward health and fitness
Nationwide, 3 out of every 10 kids are obese or overweight. The programs offered by the Boys & Girls Club help to raise awareness of proper health and diet and create a lasting impact on these kids future.
1 out of 5 young people live in Poverty
The Boys & Girls Club is a vital support system for the youth in our community. We provide education, activity, socialization to some of the most vulnerable members of our community.