The statistics are overwhelming. Kids who attend the Boys and Girls Club are 19 percent more likely to attend college. 45 percent of those who attend the Club are more likely to volunteer on a monthly basis. Almost 75 percent of the Kids who attend the Boys and Girls Club reported earning mostly A's and B's in high school.
The CFD sat down with staff at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Thurston County and talked about the strength of the Club, including the story of Maura, a former Club attendee whose life was transformed by her experience.