The Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club
"Our mission is to empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to discover their full potential as caring, engaged, responsible community members"
A Safe and Positive Place for Kids
KIDS CAFE With assistance from the State of Oregon, Kids Café program provides free meals, nutritional education and food service training to hungry children. Youth at three of our sites are provided lunch and snack, as well as breakfast during the summer.
one of the kids said, "I have never been outside of Hillsboro unless it's with Boys & Girls Club!"
Why do we volunteer at the club?
We believe that this club is a home for most of the members, and we committed ourselves to provide a safe and fun experience for the members. We believe that our time at the club is valuable because we have as much fun as the members and everyone at the club appropriate what we do.
Why do they need volunteers?
Volunteers play a vital role by assisting with special events and through direct involvement with the Boys & Girls Clubs organization.
How to volunteer at the club?
Follow this link for the full directions on how to apply:
How to support the club?
Every contribution to Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland makes it possible for children to dream, thrive and grow. Not only do your donations help to provide safe and supportive Clubs, you also enable our staff to offer enriching programs that inspire children to explore, learn, and create in a nurturing environment that gives them confidence to go after the future they desire. Follow this link for more information: bgcportland.org/get-involved/give/
1946 First official Club programs formed
1953 Lents Elementary becomes first Clubhouse on SE 93rd & Harold St.
1955 Pal Boys Club of Portland, INC affiliated with Boys Clubs of Portland
1959 Club becomes a part of United Way
1960 Peninsular Boys Club becomes Columbia Boys Club in North Portland
1969 Sellwood-Moreland Boys Club joins organization
1973 Organizataion changed name to Boys Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area
1976 First endowment established with $20,000 from Club parent
1981 First Youth Partner Lunch, later to be annual Youth of the Year Banquet
1985 Name formally changed to Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area
1989 Sellwood Moreland Club moves to Milwaukie Ave., named F.G. Meyer Memorial Club
1993 BGCP buys building to create Hillsboro program
1996 Blazers Boys & Girls Club opens on Martin Luther King Blvd in NE Portland
2003 BGCP assumes managment of Jack, Will and Rob Club in Camas, WA
2003 After-school programs introduced in four School Districts (Parkrose, Hillsboro, Forest Grove, and David Douglas).
2006 Hillsboro Club expansion and naming to Inukai Family Club
2007 Regence Club opens in New Columbia
2009 Neil Armstrong Middle School program launches
2013 BGCP assumes management of Police Activities League center in Rockwood
2013 BGCP creates after school programming in Reynolds Schools
2013 BGCP announces new Club identified for Rockwood on 165th and Stark Streets
2016 BGCP Celebrates 70 years
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