Union League Boys & Girls Clubs
The Union League Boys & Girls Clubs is a Chicago-based organization in existence since 1919. Presently the organization manages two clubhouses eight school-based Boys & Girls Clubs sites, one Club site at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and one summer camp in Salem, Wisconsin serving more than 15,000 youth (Pre-pandemic statistics). As of October 2020, the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs added seven new school-based sites for a total of 18 Boys & Girls Clubs operating in Humboldt Park, Bucktown, West Town, Pilsen, South Lawndale, Little Village, the Greater Englewood community, New City and Back of the Yards, this addition will add services to more than 700 additional youth throughout Chicago. As a focus to positively impact the youth of the West Side of Chicago, the ULBGC has developed partnerships with three elementary schools in the West Side. The Mission of the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. We currently serve more than 15,000 enrolled members (Pre-Pandemic statistics) between the ages of 6 and 18 at 18 locations. Each day, more than 1,400 youth take part in programming focused on academic success, healthy lifestyles, and good character and citizenship. We help youth prepare to reach their full potential. Thanks to the generous support of our donors and our programming partners, the youth of the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs have the opportunity to succeed in life and to find their voices in the world.