Our Impact


At the Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County our targeted programs and Club Experience help young people build the foundation to succeed in school and beyond.

 

Our Formula for Impact is a roadmap to help ensure that members achieve the priority outcomes of academic success, healthy lifestyles and good character & citizenship.

COMMUNITY CHALLENGE

CLUB SOLUTION

Community Challenge

How do we ensure a prosperous future for youth when they are likely to earn just $16,000-$25,000 in Whatcom County without a high school diploma?

Club Solution

  • 1,771 members participated in 29 different Academic Success programs
  • 247 STEM sessions offered
  • Clubs provide daily opportunities for homework assistance

participated in 29 different Academic Success programs

STEM sessions offered

provide daily opportunities for homework assistance

COMMUNITY CHALLENGE

CLUB SOLUTION

Community Challenge

How do we provide spaces for growth and opportunity when 42% of Whatcom County households are struggling to afford basic needs?

Club Solution

  • 113 members participated in Junior Staff program
  • 303 members participated in 71 community service projects
  • 853 youth participated in cooperative games

participated in Junior Staff program

participated in 71 community service projects

participated in cooperative games

COMMUNITY CHALLENGE

CLUB SOLUTION

Community Challenge

How do we teach kids the importance of nutrition when 76% of Whatcom County 8th graders eat less than five fruits or vegetables daily?

Club Solution

  • 75,749 nutritious meals and snacks served
  • 1,093 Club members participated in Healthy Lifestyles programming
  • 339 Club members participated in Positive Action programming

nutritious meals and snacks served

club members participated in Healthy Lifestyles programming

club members participated in Positive Action programming

Youth of the Year

A celebration of our hard work and accomplishments of our members.

Launching of Member of the Month Program

We are proud to launch our Member of the Month Program sponsored by Industrial Credit Union.

Campaign for Great Futures

We are 6 weeks from completing the Great Futures Campaign. All benefits to this campaign will ensure that our members have the foundation to become.

Donors Join Jeremiah Milbank Society

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County is proud to have 12 Jeremiah Milbank Society members who consistently seek to help the children of our community.

4th Annual Inspire Higher Dreams Gala & Auction

The 4th Annual Inspire Higher Dreams Gala & Auction raised a record-breaking $370,000 for the kids of our community. With the support of donors, attendees, volunteers, corporate sponsors, and committee members we had our most successful Gala yet.

Bourbon Street Bingeaux

On February 24th, our Bellingham Clubhouse hosting more than 230 people for our annual Bourbon Street Bingo.” This roaring Mardi Gras inspired evening brought attendees to New Orleans for the night.

Liam Wilson Named 2018 Youth of the Year

On January 23rd, 2018, Liam Wilson, 17, was named this year’s Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County Youth of the Year. A South African transplant, Wilson has overcome…

Boys & Girls Clubs Awarded Grant for 21st Century Community Learning Center

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County will now be able to extend its reach of service to East Whatcom County. Thanks to the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant the Boys & Girls Clubs will be establishing learning centers in the Mount Baker School district…