A heartfelt note from Clairemont Branch member Amber*
The Boys & Girls Club changed my life more than anybody would know. As a child, I didn’t have much and really not even a place to call home. However, the Boys & Girls Club was my home and family. Branch Manager Ruth took me in as if I was her own and showed me that there are people in the world that really do care and want to help. If it wasn’t for them I would have dropped out of school and given up on my life. Because of the love they have shown me, I keep pushing myself to never give up and never give in and to always have a helping hand.
I never really had friends until I went to the Club and now I am friends with everyone. I can’t explain enough or put into words how much the Club has IMPACTED my life. If it wasn’t for them, I wouldn’t be here. I love the Boys & Girls Club and I thank them.