Charity Review

Expires: January 2017

Boys & Girls Clubs Of Metro Denver Inc.

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(303) 892-9200 2017 W 9th Ave, Denver CO 80204-3845 www.bgcmd.org
  1. Purpose
  2. Programs
  3. Fund Raising
  4. BBB Comment
Purpose

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is to inspire and enable young people, specially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realiz their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

Incorporated: 1939 in CO

Programs

The Boys and Girls Club of Metro Denver help kids from tough neighborhoods in the Denver area stay out of trouble, stay in school, and succeed in life. The eight Metro-area Clubs are places where young people come to learn, do homework, develop social skills, express themselves creatively, and participate in sports. The BGC experience is shaped by trained youth development professionals working in six core program areas: -Education and Career Development -The Arts -Character and Leadership Development -Sports, Fitness and Recreation -Technology -Health and Life Skills Statistics -More than 8,000 youth ages 6-18 are members -50% live in single parent households -70% live in poverty (family earns less than $25,000 per year) -Cost of membership is $2 per year

Fund Raising

Direct mail, telephone appeals, print advertisements, planned giving, internet appeals, grant proposals, and fund raising events.

BBB Comment

This charitable organization either has not responded to written BBB requests for information or has declined to be evaluated in relation to BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. Charity participation in BBB review is voluntary. However, without the requested information, it is not possible to determine whether this charity adheres to all of the BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. The BBB encourages charities to disclose accountability information beyond that typically included in financial statements and government filings, in order to demonstrate transparency and strengthen public trust in the charitable sector.

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