Our MISSION

It’s our mission to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

Our MISSION

It’s our mission to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Alton is led by passionate individuals who are united by their drive to provide the best for the youth of this area.

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We provide quality programs focusing on Character & Leadership, Education & Career, Health & Life Skills, Sports, Fitness & Recreation, and The Arts.

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We host a variety of fundraisers and events throughout the year to provide opportunities for our youth to learn and grow in safe and fun environments.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Alton is led by passionate individuals who are united by their drive to provide the best for the youth of this area.

Learn More

We provide quality programs focusing on Character & Leadership, Education & Career, Health & Life Skills, Sports, Fitness & Recreation, and The Arts.

Learn More

We host a variety of fundraisers and events throughout the year to provide opportunities for our youth to learn and grow in safe and fun environments.

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A Message from the Executive Director, Al Womack, Jr…

The most dangerous time in a child’s life is between the hours of 3 pm and 8 pm. Those are the times when youth are susceptible to becoming the victim or perpetrator of crime. It’s a frightening reality that we must all be aware of. This is the time when our kids are most likely to get in trouble. We all know the dangers that our youth face today, as trouble is waiting for them the moment that they walk out of the door. Young people are forced to deal with life and death pressures on a regular basis. In our community alone truancy, crime, school expulsions, teen pregnancy are sobering reminders. Our young people are at risk.

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Recent NEWS

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The Club’s Community Food Pantry is available 24/7 for those who need assistance. It is located just outside the Club’s main entrance. For those interested in donating the Pantry, please feel free to place your donated food items directly into the cabinet.

Major Playground Donors of $10,000:

Fast Eddie’s Bon Air – Eddie Sholar
Helmkamp Construction
Simmons Hanly Conroy LLC
Gaye & Honorable Barry Julian
Miles & Angel Lynch
CNB Bank & Trust
Anonymous Donor

Playground Donors:

JBL (Hit N Run Stores) * Kiser Properties in Memory of Ellee Kiser * Colman’s Country Campers * Borman BASH * Macias Insurance & Erie Insurance * Ruth Birmingham *  IBEW Local Union 649 * Amy Cotton * Schwegel Physical Therapy * Imperial Management Group * Chase Johnson * BRUSH Hair & Makeup * Alton River Dragons * Steven Schwegel    St. Mary’s Church * Amy Gabriel * Winnie Needham * Shirley Schumacher * Riverbend Sirens * Alpha Kappa Alpha – Upsilon Phi Omega Chapter * John Hill * Mike & Karen Roberts * Al Womack, Jr * Debbie Hagen * Illinois American Water * Alton Family Martial Arts & Fitness * Mike & Kim Carrow * Martin Carrow * Rosalee Buehne * Jeanne Wuellner * Kathy Lynn & George Anderson * John Kodros * Unity Baptist Church (Granite City) * Gina Butler * Ms. Mamie L. West * The Clayton & Virginia Williams Foundation * Honorable Amy Sholar * Steve Thomas * Merie Hazelwonder * Joe & Ann Caccoittoli * Joe Michalski’s Fish Fry * Melise & Michael Alexander * Jason Jackson * Rick Faccin * Chris & Joe McFarlane * Carpenters Local * Kansas Dept of Health & Environment * Vivian Monckton * John & Margaret Schwegel * Christina & Michael Bennett * L.O.A.H. * Kelley Raftery * LaDonna Whitner * AHS Class of 2011  Trish Holmes * Monique Clark * Tyler Dreith * Marcia DeUel * Alfred & Mary Reams * Wood River Chiropractic * Anonymous Donor
Donate to the Playground Project

Thanks to the many generous contributions, our goal of raising $100,000 for a new all-inclusive playground has been reached and exceeded! We are on to the next stage of purchasing supplies and equipment for the project. We anticipate the new Playground breaking ground and being completed in Spring 2022. You can still contribute to the Playground Fund… More Donations = a BIGGER & BETTER Playground!

Playground Project Site Plan

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