Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany is more than just a youth development organization. It is a place where youth are given hope for a bright future and opportunities to realize their dreams. As the Holiday season continues, we are focused on providing our members with hope and opportunity for their present and future lives via our Tree of Hope end-of-year campaign.
The Tree of Hope is an actual tree that holds the hopes and dreams of our members. The Tree of Hope is located in the lobby of our Thornton Park Club, and if you look closely at the tree you will see ornaments that have been created by our members that hold their hopes and dreams for the future. Why Tree of Hope? Think back for a moment to your own childhood. What did you dream about and hope for? Becoming a doctor or maybe owning your own business? Perhaps you dreamed of traveling around the world to visit uncharted lands or to discover the cure for a terminal illness.
The youth of today are no different from us. Many of them hope for an opportunity to go to college or becoming the next Bill Gates. Many aspire to become entrepreneurs or make a difference in their community. Desmond Tutu said, “Hope is being able to see that there is a light despite all of the darkness.”
Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany is the light that is shining in the dark places that try to destroy the hopes and opportunity for the youth of Albany. We believe that every child deserves to have their hopes and dreams fulfilled and that is why we exist. Won’t you join us today to help make the hopes and dreams of the youth of Albany a reality?
By supporting the Tree of Hope end-of-year campaign you are helping us to light the path towards GREAT FUTURES. When you support Boy & Girls Clubs of Albany, you’re not just sending a child to an after-school program. You’re breaking the cycle of poverty in Albany. You’re funding good grades, hot, healthy meals, leadership development, career readiness and so much more!
We invite you to contribute $25, $50, $100 or ever $500 dollars towards the Tree of Hope campaign. To donate, simply text BGCALB to 91999 or go to our donate page. If you prefer to send a check make them payable to:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany
P.O. Box 1130
Albany, GA. 31702
All donations are tax deductible!
We thank you for supporting our organization and for giving the youth of Albany the hope and opportunity to have a GREAT FUTURE.