BENEFITING: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF PORTER COUNTY INC wrote -
Whether it is athletic leagues, leadership clubs, free tutoring or art classes, or a safe place to meet friends, Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County has something to offer for all young people. For kids most in need of a sense of belonging, positive role models and mentors, opportunities to discover talents, and an environment in which they are respected and regarded, the Clubs are more than just a place to go after school…Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County is part of the fabric of hope and opportunity that young people cling to every day.
Serving Porter County youth since 1971, Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County focuses on academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles of youth at four Club units located in Valparaiso, Portage, South Haven, and Chesterton. Additionally, a quality and affordable before and after-school childcare program, Kidstop, is offered to community families at nine elementary school locations. Nearly 5,000 youth annually, aged kindergarten through high school, benefit from programs and services that promote and enhance the positive development of boys and girls. Clubs also are open during holidays and in the summer. Annual membership is only $35 per child. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify.