Boys Hope Girls Hope
Boys Hope Girls Hope helps academically-capable and motivated children in need to reach their full potential by providing value-centered, family-like homes and educational support programs.
Boys Hope Girls Hope’s approach is holistic - addressing the needs of the whole person. By providing children with arms-around care, safe homes and environments, first-class education, opportunities to learn more about themselves and the world, and academic, financial, and spiritual support through college, Boys Hope Girls Hope empowers children to realize the potential that is within them.
Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars are enrolled in top-rated schools in safe neighborhoods and matched to the college preparatory curriculum best suited to their needs. They are also matched with mentors who provide academic support, tutoring and the positive role models so crucial to a child’s development. The scholars participate in a full range of extracurricular activities, college-preparation exercises, and spiritual instruction and reflection.
The Rite Aid Foundation has supported Boys Hope Girls Hope homes and programs in Baltimore, MD; Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA; Cleveland, OH; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; New York, NY; Orange County and San Francisco, CA; and Pittsburgh, PA. This funding has enabled Boys Hope Girls Hope to help their scholars overcome obstacles of poverty and family circumstance to achieve success and fulfilling lives. And there’s clear proof that the program work. Since 1991 100% of Boys Hope Girls Hope’s US alumni have gone on to college.