Who We Are

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The Kids and Teens We Serve…

  • 1,700 Club members in 2010
  • 65% from Woburn, 13% from Burlington, 7% from Reading, 6% from Winchester and 9% from other communities
  • 50% boys and 50% girls
  • Ages Under 8: 2%, 8-10: 35%, Ages 11-12: 28%, Ages 13-15: 26%, Ages 16-18: 19%
  • Caucasian: 79%, Hispanic/Latino: 5%, Asian American: 8%, African American: 6%, Other: 2%

Our Daily Impact…

  • Between 200 and 300 members attend the Club and its programs
  • Over 100 kids receive homework assistance and tutoring at the Club and three school based academic enrichment sites
  • Over 80 teens participate in daily leadership, character and service development projects
  • Over 50 kids receive quality licensed childcare

Our Sites…

  • Main Clubhouse:  Charles Gardner Lane, Woburn
  • One School Unit:  Shamrock Elementary School, Woburn
  • Two School Extensions:  Hurld Elementary School, Woburn and Linscott-Rumford Element School, Woburn

Our History…

  • Incorporated May 15, 1959
  • Opened November 11, 1964
  • Original Clubhouse included a games room, club rooms and pool. Gymnasium was added in 1970 and pool was re-built in 1978-79.  Arts & Education Center added in 2001 and Teen Center opened in 2004 to national recognition.

Our Budget & Finances…

  • $1.1 million budget for FY2010
  • Club membership Dues: $25 (with minimal to non-existent program fees for youth  members)
  • Income: Pledges-20%, Benefit Affairs-18%, Child Care-13%, Grants-11%, Camps-11%, Other-10%, Government-8%, Non-member Program-7%, Dues-2%
  • Expenses: Program Services-77%, Benefit Affairs-9%, Administration-8%, Fundraising-6%

Our Staff & Volunteers…

  • 6 full-time, 50 part-time and seasonal employees and over 400 volunteers on an annual basis

Our Governance…

  • 33 members of Board of Directors
  • 150 members of Board of Incorporators (including Honorary members)