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Force for Change Supports Boys & Girls Clubs Across America

Thanks to the donations and support from the Star Wars community and Star Wars: Force for Change, Boys & Girls Clubs of America can continue to a deepen the impact in helping shape the future of our nation, and make a profound difference in the lives of the kids who need us most.  BGCA has an unparalleled national reach with roughly 4,200 Clubs serving nearly 4 million kids annually in urban cities, public housing units, and rural towns across America. We have 1,500 school-based Club sites, 400 BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers U.S. military installations worldwide, and 200 Clubs serving 82,000 youth on Native lands. Clubs provide a safe environment, caring adult mentors and high-impact youth development programs during critical out-of-school hours. BGCA is a legacy institution with a 155-year track record of transforming lives. We have proof of our impact: over half of alumni said the Club saved their life.

Thank you for your advocacy and your championing of our efforts. We truly appreciate your generosity and commitment.

Written by: Rene Chatfield, Director, Account Development & Strategy, Boys & Girls Clubs of America