MISSION: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Great future starts here.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties has been one of the leading youth-serving organizations in the area for over 50 years. Thousands of kids and teens, ages 6 to 18, across Sarasota and DeSoto counties depend on the Boys & Girls Clubs to access critical resources that empower them to achieve their full potential. The organization is dedicated to helping every individual Club member succeed after high school graduation through its slate of award-winning programs that inspire them to excel in school, become leaders, practice healthy habits and explore career paths. With the long-term impact of COVID-19 unknown, local families need Clubs more than ever to restore a sense of safety and security by ensuring their children stay on track and build essential skills.