Mission & History

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Santiam is dedicated to helping create an economically vibrant and prosperous community where all children thrive, growing to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

We will succeed in this vision by fulfilling our mission to provide critical programs, services and opportunities designed to prepare any child for success – in school, work, post-secondary education and life.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Santiam was formed in 2009 when the Lebanon Boys & Girls Club and the Sweet Home Boys & Girls Club merged. The Greater Santiam has grown financially sound under the leadership of a multiple community Board of Directors – providing the organization with the ability to take advantage of a of variety opportunities. The organization intends to continue to grow to meet the needs of members, their families and the communities it serves.

Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow. It is the place where great futures are started each and every day.