Our Impact

See the difference you’re making in the lives of Club kids.

Your Investment is Making An Impact

The Boys & Girls Club of Central Carolina is making a difference in the lives of youth and giving back to the community. In 2022, we served 760 children across Harnett, Lee, and Chatham Counties.

Of 2022 club members:

    • 16 % were teen members  
    • 8% were children from single-parent households.  
    • 77% qualified for free or reduced school lunch  
    • 85% said they could stand up for what is right 
    • 94% said there are many things they can do well
    • 94% expected to graduate from high school 
    • 96% reported earning mostly As, Bs, and Cs on their report cards 
    • 84% expect to complete post-secondary education 
    • 85% of 11th and 12th grades reported participating in workforce development programs 

Additionally, in 2022, the Boys & Girl Club of Central Carolina provided:

  • 775 meals during the school year
  • 9,750 meals during the summer
  • 1,347 Academic Success programs
  • 1,078 Healthy Lifestyle programs
  • 225 Good Character & Citizenship programs
  • 217 Summer Learning Loss Mitigation programs including the Write Brain Books program
  • 42 days (average) of summer programming

Club Members Making A Difference

Kimberly Ascensio

Kimberly Ascensio

Youth Development Professional

Kimberly Ascensio started as a club member in 2016 and became a Junior Staff staff member in 2019. After turning 18 this April, she became an official Youth Development Professional. A leader in the O.T. Sloan Club’s Education room, Kimberly serves as a role model while assisting club members. She achieved the Gold level certification on her ACTS WorkKeys NCRC assessment and will graduate with her Associate’s Degree in May.