Mission: The mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of America is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible citizens.
Programs: Boys & girls clubs of indianapolis (bgci) is a not-for-profit youth guidance organization dedicated to assisting indianapolis-area youth in reaching their full potential through programming in five core program areas: character and leadership development; education and career development; health and life skills; the arts; sports, fitness, and recreation. Bgci owns and operates four stand-alone facilities throughout metropolitian indianapolis. Bgci also operates after-school programs onsite at a public school in the greater-indinanapolis area. In 2014, over 8,004 youth were served through bgci's programs.
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I have seen the results of the extraordinary efforts that the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis have produced. This year along the organization is funding 24 club kids with 4 year college schoalrships. In most cases, these are the first members of the member's family to go to college. It is a perfect example of how the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis helps bridge the gap between hope and opportunity.