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Since 1970, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties have played an integral role in the Sarasota County community, providing daily programs and services to thousands of young people. The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The vision is to provide a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Our Mission

Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
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Our Vision

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Our vision is to provide a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Our Clubs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties provides out-of-school time and summer programs for thousands of youth at six Club locations including:

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Our Impact

This past year was certainly significant. 2022 was filled with achievements, expansions, a historic storm, connections and innovations. Through it all, the one constant was Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties. The Clubs were proactive and responsive; places of growth and refuge; support centers for individuals and entire communities. The Club is always there for youth with award-winning programs designed to help every member reach their full potential, thanks to you.
What you'll see in this report is that when you support the Club, you're not just providing a safe place for youth, you are actively providing resources and opportunities. Experiences that will empower our youth to strive higher, delve deeper and discover the talents that will make them the future leaders of our communities.
This is the Club's impact in action.
Learn More About Our ImpactClick here to download our 2022 Impact Sheet
Click here to review our 2021-2022 Form-990
Click here to review our 2021-2022 Audit

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