April 2017 Featured Nonprofit
Since its inception, the Boys and Girls Club of South Central Texas (BGCSCT) has proudly served theyouth of Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe and Hays counties. BGCSCT provides children with a safe place tolearn and grow, provide ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, offer life-enhancing programs and character development experiences, and hope and opportunity for all members.
The mission of the Boys and Girls Club of South Central Texas is to enable young people, especiallythose who need it most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Educationand hard work are valued, and creativity and innovation are rewarded. They believe that earning public trust through outreach is a daily practice.
BGCSCT runs two charter schools, the Texas Preparatory School – San Marcos and the TexasPreparatory School – Austin. The San Marcos site also operates Boys and Girls Club programs afterschool, and its extension in Luling runs a 6-week summer program. Their National Fine Arts program has a long and rich history across the country. Recently, one of their third-grade students won first place inprintmaking at the Regional Art Exhibit in Fort Worth and is moving on to compete at the national level.
Art Squared recognizes the valuable services that the Boys and Girls Club of South Central Texas offersto our community. Please visit their table at this month’s Art Squared and support their mission. You canalso learn more about them at http://bgcsct.org
Previous Nonprofit Organizations
Girls and Boys Club of South Central Texas
Hays County Food Bank
Family for Life
Hays Caldwell Women's Center
Art Squared is pleased to feature a nonprofit organization at the Arts Market. The featured nonprofit will have the opportunity to set up their booth space and be on site to promote their organization's mission and encourage community outreach. Any local nonprofit interested in applying to be the featured organization should contact Kelsey Huckaby, Arts Market Mgr.at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.