• Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale announces new name

    May 03, 2019

    For nearly 15 years we have been the Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale.  We are excited to announce that our new name is:

    Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Illinois

    This positions us to serve more youth throughout the region of Southern Illinois.  This announcement also kicks off our Community Giving Campaign with a goal to raise $15,000 by June 30th.  Your investment will continue to impact the foundation established over the last 15 years to help build-up our future citizens with integrity, love of community, service to others, strong academic skills and a hopeful future.

    OUR CURRENT IMPACT

    • Served over 10,000 members since 2004
    • 48% of our current members have been members fir more than 2 years.
    • 59% of Club members are teens.
    • Current average daily attendance - 362
    • Club cost to serve one youth - $344.24

    Cost for a parent to enroll - $20.00

    Can Our Youth Count on Your Support?


    An investment of less than $30.00 per month supports one Club member for a year.  This investment of $344.24 per year provides youth ages 5-18 a safe place after school and in the summer.  They get to participate in programs to develop skills in:  Leadership & Service; Education and STEM; College and Career; Health and Wellness; The Arts, and Fitness, Recreation and Sports.

    Contact:
    Tina Carpenter, Chief Executive Officer
    618-457-8877 ext. 1