Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA) is celebrating a huge milestone in 2013 - 75 years of saving and changing the lives of children and teens by preparing and inspiring them to achieve GREAT FUTURES. BGCMA is a leader in youth development now and has been for the past 75 years. We have positively influenced hundreds of thousands of young lives, preparing kids and teens for great futures. We provide opportunity to the kids who need us most, helping them to live healthy lifestyles, achieve academically and give back. By helping youth discover and develop their potential, we are also strengthening communities in and around our city, making them safer, healthier and more productive places to live and work.
Here is an example of one youth whose life has been shaped and changed by BGCMA. Your gift helps to nurture these kinds of kids!
Meet Brenten T. Wilcher
Like many kids Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta serves, Brenten has faced tough challenges, including homelessness at an early age. Although he has experienced hardship, it was those difficult times that strengthened he and his mother’s commitment to creating a Great Future for Brenten.
A member of A.R. "Gus" Barksdale Boys & Girls Club, Brenten takes advantage of everything the Club has to offer. Whenever there is an opportunity to lead, he always steps up. He has served in various positions including junior staff, Torch Club president, College Bound ambassador, Keystone president and Teen Ambassadors leader.In addition to shining brightly in his Club, he has excelled at school and in the community. To date, he has clocked over 150 volunteer hours.
Brenten hopes to attend Georgia Tech to pursue a degree in Hardware Computer Engineering. One day, he plans to design and implement network solutions for corporations. Become part of his story and the story of GREAT FUTURES to come – give today.
BGCMA is a Wells Fargo supported organization. We have received a $2,000 grant from them in honor of Georgia Gives Day!