Demographics


A Safe Place to Learn & Grow

Every child deserves a place where they can just be what they are – kids – without
the pressures and hardships that cause so many of them to grow up too soon.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Chattanooga offer a safe place for young people to learn
and grow by providing ongoing relationships with peers and caring adults along with
life-enhancing programs and character development opportunities.
Our boys and girls learn to become responsible leaders in their Clubs, neighborhoods
and society. The Boys and Girls Clubs change lives by instilling in each child; a
sense of self-worth and positive values and enabling each child to realize dreams that
might otherwise pass them by.
We’re Investing in Lives One Child At A Time – and in many cases, we’re saving
lives. And it’s all made possible through your continued support. Your investment
creates returns that truly last a lifetime.

 

Serving Chattanooga’s Youth for 60 Years

  • Since 1955, over 25,000 youth have participated in The Boys and Girls Clubs of Chattanooga.
  • The Boys & Girls Clubs of Chattanooga serves boys and girls between the ages of 6-18.
  • The Club provides programs in 2 inner-city locations; both are low income areas.
  • Most of our members come from single-parent households.
  • The average annual family income of our members is below $16,000.

Important Statistics

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Other Statistics

Boys: 779
Girls: 500
Single parent 94%
Economically disadvantaged 96%
Attend 3 times a week or more 71%