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Phone: 650-347-9891
200 N Quebec St
San Mateo
California 94401
USA
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Target demographics: low-income, at-risk children, youth and young adults in San Mateo County between 6-22 years of age.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 1200

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: provide homework assistance so our kids can achieve their academic goals; provide one-to-one mentoring support and pave a way for college enrollment; coach a sports team; teach an elective class on something you're passionate about.

Geographic areas served: San Mateo County

Programs: Character and Leadership Development empowers youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process and respect their own and other's cultural identities. Programs include: Youth of the Year, Keystone Club, Torch Club and Youth Advisory Committee.

Educational and Career Development enables youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines while strengthening math, literacy and critical thinking skills to achieve success in their future educational and career endeavors. Programs include: Power Hour (Homework Assistance), 1-1 Tutoring, 1-1 Mentoring, College Bound, Goals for Graduation, Math Mastery, NeoSci, CareerLaunch, Junior Staff, Skill Tech I/II, Digital Arts, Money Matters, Electives and more.

Health and Life Skills develops young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults. Programs include: Cavity-Free Zone, SMART Moves, SMART Girls, Passport to Manhood, Media Literacy and NetSmartz.

Multicultural Arts enables youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing. Programs include: Exploring-the-World Series, National Fine Arts Exhibit, Imagemakers National Photography Program, Digital Arts, Creative Writing, Poetry and Performing Arts.

Sports, Fitness and Recreation develops fitness, positive use of leisure time, skills for stress management, teamwork, nutrition, appreciation for the environment and social skills. Programs include: SPARK, Triple Play, Sports Leagues, First Tee Golf, Karate, Capoeira and more.

Mission:
Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club (MPBGC) is a premier youth development agency with a goal to significantly enhance the lives of youth. Our mission: to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. This goal is achieved by providing youth with an array of educational and recreational programs that furthers each child's intellectual, emotional and social growth. MPBGC provides disadvantaged youth with a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; life-enhancing programs; character development experiences; and hope and opportunity. Programming is designed to encourage a positive self-identity; education, employment, emotional and cultural competencies; community and civic involvement; health and well being; and a moral compass.
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02/10/12
The Mid Peninsula Boys & Girls Club is my home away from home, to my wife and I. The club is a great place where I am able to give back to the community and kids'. I've been volunteering at the Boys & Girls Club for many years and the feeling is very heart felting. The staff at the club are very ... more »
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