Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia gives the following descriptive information:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia provide a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; life-enhancing programs and character development experiences; and hope and opportunity for thousands of Philadelphia youth each year.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia has served our city’s youth since 1887. Our Germantown, Wissahickon, and Nicetown units are three of the original Clubs that were part of the founding of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America more than 100 years ago. While much has changed since we first began, one thing remains constant: a positive place for kids.
In The News
- Comcast, NBCUniversal and American Movie Classics delivered Christmas cheer to Boys & Girls Club Nicetown location, Philadelphia Sunday Sun, December 11, 2020.
- In pitched fight over Germantown Boys and Girls Club, Historical Commission postpones decision as both sides dig in, Plan Philly, May 13, 2017.