Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo serves over 3,900 youth between the ages of 5-18 regardless of race, religion or culture. Here is a brief snapshot of our members:

  • 55% male and 45% female
  • 56% come from single parent households (mothers only)
  • 47% of members have at least three siblings
  • 87% are classified as “youth at risk” - these are kids exhibit low self-esteem and/or poor problem solving skills and are at risk of entering the juvenile justice system
  • 71% qualify for free or reduced lunches in their schools

Ethnicity:

  • African-American: 62%
  • Multi-Racial: 15%
  • Hispanic: 14%
  • Other: 5%
  • Caucasian: 3%
  • Asian: 1%

Age:

  • 5-9 years old: 41%
  • 10-12 years old: 32%
  • 13-15 years old: 19%
  • 16-18 years old: 8%