Great futures have been starting here for nearly 75 years. The BGCGSD serves over 25,000 kids annually ages 5- to 18-years old with ACADEMIC SUCCESS, CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT and HEALTHY LIFESTYLE programs at 19 community-based sites county-wide.
To inspire and enable youth to achieve academic success, build good character and responsible citizenship, and make healthy lifestyle choices.
WHAT WE DO
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego CHANGES LIVES through quality programs and guidance in a safe, affordable and fun environment. We serve over 24,000 kids annually ages 5 to 18 years old with ACADEMIC SUCCESS, CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT and HEALTHY LIFESTYLE programs at 20 community-based sites countywide. We cover a service area of over 2,000 square miles from National City to Borrego Springs.
BY THE NUMBERS
- Our service area spans across more than 2,000 square miles of San Diego County
- We ranked in the top 2% in five categories in the national BGCA rankings
- We served 30,734 total youth
- Families received $776,163 in scholarship assistance
- Average daily attendance has during the school year has grown by 27% over the past five years to 2,487
- 67% of our members live at or below the poverty line
- We served over 332,646 free meals and snacks
- Average daily attendance during summer was 1,716
- 25% of members are from single-parent households
- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego is classified as a charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.