Community Partners

Your support promotes learning and growth for Martin County Children through programs and services  at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County. We truly couldn't do it without you! 



 

Bank of America: Bank of America representatives host financial literacy sessions with Club members and their families as a part of BGCMC’s Money Matters program.

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS): BGCMC and BBBS work collaboratively to provide mentoring to Club members ages 13 to 18.

 

Character Counts! of Martin County: Character Counts! provides curriculum, incentives, and training for all Clubs. Clubs implement Character Counts! a minimum of once a month.

 

Caring Children Clothing Children (4C’s): 4C’s provides clothing vouchers for Club families to secure clothing and shoes for their children at no cost.

 

CASTLE: CASTLE’s mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect through education and awareness. Through their High Hopes program, every Club member experiencing a parental divorce or separation will have access to a support group of peers to learn coping skills.

 

Clark Advanced Learning Center: BGCMC facilitates weekly Keystone Club meetings with Clark Advanced Learning Center students and provides transportation to and from community outreach events.

 

Copper Key: Through a new partnership with the Martin County Community Foundation, Nina Haven, and House of Hope, BGCMC will provide services and interventions to youth who are identified as Copper Key scholarship recipients from the time they are awarded through graduation of high school.

 

Everglades Foundation: The Everglades Foundation provides free training and curriculum for Club staff. Once a week during the Summer, Club members will participate in a variety of activities that will teach the importance of restoring and protecting the Everglades ecosystem.

 

Guardian Ad Litem (GAL): Free to the foster family, BGCMC provides memberships to all foster children represented by GAL. GAL provides the funding for this initiative.  

 

Guitars Over Guns: Beginning Summer 2019, Guitars Over Guns will offer Club members a powerful combination of music education and mentorship to help them overcome hardship, find their voice and reach their potential as tomorrow’s leaders.

 

Habitat for Humanity (HHMC): HHMC displays BGCMC collateral and offers volunteer opportunities for Club members ages 14-18. BGCMC provides a free one-year membership to every child of Habitat for Humanity and a representative attends all HHMC Home Dedications.

 

Helping People Succeed: Helping People Succeed’s Language and Literacy Connection focuses on ensuring all Martin County children can read on grade level. Through this partnership, BGCMC will offer our Club’s to the Language and Literacy Connection to host regular Pajama Jam events that promote family literacy.

 

Hobe Sound Arts Festival: BGCMC hosted the KidZone providing staff, equipment, food, and games at no cost to all attendees.

 

Hobe Sound Ravens: Due to the elimination of football programs in Indiantown, BGCMC provides transportation for the youth of Indiantown to Hobe Sound so they have the opportunity to play football.

 

Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (HSTC): HSTC provides volunteers, both human and canine, for the Paws to Read program which aids Club members who are struggling to read on grade level.

 

Indian River State College (IRSC): IRSC offers college tours to our Club members, hosts informational sessions for our members and their families, and partners with each Club to offer support with FAFSA completion. Through a new partnership with IRSC’s Capstone program, IRSC students are offered the opportunity to complete their required service hours through BGCMC’s AmeriCorps program.

 

Keep Martin Beautiful: Keep Martin Beautiful provides the equipment necessary for BGCMC Club members to organize and implement community clean-up events.

 

Lady Thunderbirds: This collaboration is the first of many sports partnerships within our Indiantown Club. The Lady Thunderbirds use the Indiantown Club gym to hold their practices and all of the participants have become registered Club members.

 

Maltz Jupiter Theater: The Maltz theater provides trained professionals to facilitate dance and/or drama programs in each Club.

 

Martin County Board of County Commissioners: Offers collaborative opportunities between BGCMC and Martin County Parks and Recreation which include programming, training, and special events.

 

Martin County School District: MCSD provides programming space in all five middle schools for BGCMC’s i-MAP (AmeriCorps) program as well as diagnostic and behavioral data for both the i-MAP and 21st CCLC programs. Additionally, the MCSD provides i-Ready and FSA data for all Club members.

 

Martin Health/Cleveland Clinic: During the Summer, Club members in grades fourth through eighth tour and participate in the hospital’s Simulation Center as a part of BGCMC’s workforce development initiative.

 

Quit Doc Research and Education Foundation: Through training and support materials provided by Quit Doc, BGCMC implements regular SWAT meetings with Club members ages 13-18 and regularly participates in national tobacco service projects.

 

Rappaport Center: In collaboration with The Community Foundation Martin St. Lucie, the Rappaport Center offers complimentary tickets to our teens to attend specialty programs. (Ex. Artist Titus Kaphar who is a tour de force, nationally recognized for his thought-provoking works and a recipient of multiple awards, including the 2018 MacArthur “Genius Grant” and the Rappaport Prize at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum.)

 

SafeSpace, Inc.: Facilitates the Y.O.U.R. Leaders program within all BGCMC Clubs. This program is offered to teen members and focuses on the development of healthy, positive relationships.

 

Sanford Harmony: At no cost to the organization, Sanford Harmony will provide staff toolkits and training on social and emotional learning designed to build healthy relationships among K-6th grade Club members.

 

Stuart Police Department: The Stuart Police Department attends Club events, participates in group mentoring activities, and provides an annual report to BGCMC that shows any members who have committed a crime, have a record and/or are being processed through the First Offender program.

 

The First Tee of the Treasure Coast: The First Tee provides the golf instructors, supplies, and equipment necessary to successfully implement their program within our Clubs and at surrounding golf courses.

 

Tykes & Teens: Tykes & Teens provides provides group educational services to identified members within the Clubs and training to Club staff.

 

Visionary School of the Arts: Through this partnership, BGCMC Club members receive the Power of Art curriculum which not only encourages members to express themselves artistically but also teaches the principles of success, leadership, value, and overcoming obstacles.

 

Whole Child Connection: Whole Child Connection provides training to Club staff, technical assistance for the Whole Child System, refers clients to BGCMC, and provides the Clubs with applicable community data.