Raised for Local Nonprofits
2732 gifts
Totaling $528,328.13
Grow Green Match Day
Raised for Local Nonprofits
2732 gifts
Totaling $528,328.13
Raised for Local Nonprofits
2732 gifts
Totaling $528,328.13

Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan

Mission

To inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens.

Profile

In 2017, the Boys and Girls Club of Manhattan served 2,638 youth in Manhattan and Wamego, with an average of 810 each day. With the help of the Club, families have a safe, fun, and educational place for their children before and after-school, in-service days, and during spring and summer school breaks.   

 

We serve: 

34% of USD 383 (Manhattan/Odgen) students

16% of USD 320 (Wamego) students

 

36% of our members receive Free or Reduced Lunch Services

30 % of our members are from single-parent homes

14% of our members are from military families

 

Services provided by the Boys & Girls Club are reduced to ensure affordability for our families. 

Annual membership (calendar year) $30. This membership fee is waived for children recieving State health insurance and all active and reserve military members. 

The cost to the Club is $1,260 per school year per child.

We charge families just $200/ semester or $400 for the school year. Families have the option of volunteering to cover half the cost of a semester fee. For qualifying families, the Club can provide up to a 50% scholarship for programs. 

The Club works to make up the difference of the actual cost of the Club with fundraising events, grants, individual and corporate giving, and third party events such as Grow Green Match Day.  

 

In 2017...

* 1,508 Club members participated in homework help/educational activities during Club hours.

* 81,595 visits to educational activities at the Club, totaling

*4,964 hours of educational activity time

 

In 2017... 

The Club awarded $90,970 in scholarships to 251 members, a 220% increase over 2016.

 

Every $1 invested in the Boys & Girls Club returns $9.60 in current and future earnings/cost savings to our community. 

 

Will you help us to make a difference in the youth of our Community?

$13,537.50 received
in 78 gifts

Contact

220 S. 5th Street
Manhattan KS 66502
Phone: 785-539-1947

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