NOBLESVILLE – The Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville recently received a $50,000 grant from the Hirst Family Charitable Fund, a fund of Legacy Fund. The grant is intended to support the Club’s mission and goals in 2018.

With the support of the Hirst Family Charitable Trust, the Boys & Girls Club of Noblesville will be able to continue to broaden its reach to serve more of the community’s youth.

In 2017, the Club has experienced large growth in its’ average daily attendance for after school and summer programming. This year, the Club experienced an increase in attendance of 14.5 percent in the summer while serving 228 youth during Club Daybreak.

Throughout the past year, and with the help of the Hirst Family Charitable Fund, the Club has been able to increase participation in its’ one-on-one tutoring program while also adding to the number of members taking part in STEM programming.

This grant also makes it possible for the Club to achieve its’ goal of providing a wide variety of various programming at a low cost.  Memberships for the year are offered at only $45 while the actual cost to the Club to provide a membership is $428.  By providing this low-cost after school option, over 320 members are currently participating in the Club’s activities each day.