It Just Takes One!
ONE encouraging word to build confidence
ONE positive place to build brighter futures
ONE caring adult to change the life of a child
ONE donor to make a difference.
Every year, Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County is able to serve some 1,500 youth, but we can't do it without you!
Your donation helps us to provide services and programs to the youth of Indian River County. By giving kids and teens a safe, positive place to be after school and during summer breaks, we build a stronger community. Thank you for your support!
Ways to Give
There are numerous ways you can help support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County. Whether you volunteer, donate or create awareness, it collectively supports our Clubs and the youth we serve.
Volunteer Volunteer Application
We are always looking for caring community members who want to contribute their time to better the community and surrounding areas. Have a special talent or hobby? The Boys & Girls Clubs are always looking for individuals interested in assisting with Club programming, activities, and special events.
If you have expertise in the areas of sports and fitness, technology, the arts, health and life skills, leadership and character development, education, or career development we would love for you to be a part of our team! We are currently in need of adult volunteers at all three of our Clubs in Indian River County, and have a specialized need for male, minority volunteers at our Vero Beach Club. Background checks are required of all prospective volunteers.
Thank you for considering a gift to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County. No gift is too big or too small! We rely on the support of the community to keep our programs and services available to more than 1,500 youth in the County.
Join the ranks of our President's Circle: a group of more than 200 financial supporters who are dedicated to sustaining the work of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County by personally investing $1,000 or more for annual operating expenses. Donations to the President's Circle are of great importance to the Club, as they amount to more than 1/3 of our operating budget each year.
There are many ways to make a gift to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County, including:
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Planned Giving Gifts: Charitable Gift Annuities, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Life Insurance, Appreciated Stock, and real estate (subject to appraisal outcomes). Matching Funds: Will your employer match your gift? Many companies and organizations have Matching Gift programs that will double or even triple the amount of your gift and its impact. Contact your Human Resources or Community Affairs office for details on how your company can join you in supporting our Club. Supplies and Gifts in Kind: School supplies (paper, pencils, glue, rulers, etc.), Art Supplies (markers, acrylic paints, crayons, watercolors, etc.), age-appropriate books, board games, sports equipment and more.
Questions? Contact: Elizabeth Thomason, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (772) 299-7449.
An acknowledgement letter, complete with tax receipt, will be provided. Please include your mailing address and/or e-mail address with your donation.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County is a 501(c)3 (nonprofit) organization and donations are tax deductible.
NOTE: Internal Revenue Service does not permit us to place a value on donated items. IRS regulations may be found at www.irs.gov/ so you can determine the best method for your gift or consult with your tax advisor.
Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator, has awarded Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County a four star rating - the highest rating possible. We have demonstrated exceptional financial health, outperforming most of our peers in efforts to manage and grow our finances in the most fiscally responsible way possible. Visit our page at Charity Navigator to learn more.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County honors the rights and privacy of our donors. We do not sell or trade donors' personal information to any other entity. Donors are recognized in the organization's annual report to the community. Donors wishing to remain anonymous should notify us at the time a gift is made.