Our stories

Read how the Club experience changes lives.

You provide hope for a promising child

Timothy smiles a lot these days. You would never know the energetic and optimistic 10-year-old struggles with a difficult family situation. You …

Creating tools for lifelong learning

Mia Almodovar remembers her feelings when she arrived in Cleveland in 2016. “It hurt,” says soft-spoken Mia, now 9, who was born …

Helping kids reshape their outlook

Helping kids reshape their outlook Kenvontae Jackson has faced a lot of uncertainty in his young life. His family moved. He changed …

Showing kids how to become leaders

Growing up, Rikki Kyle never sought the spotlight. Rikki, now 19, says leadership “was something I wasn’t really sure I was interested …

Cultivating skills for the real world

 Greg Elma looks the part. The 17-year-old construction worker is wearing a well-stocked tool belt, a hard hat and protective glasses as …

A wedding with a twist

Family values will be reinforced and redefined at an unusual wedding ceremony on Friday. Lexus Spence, 23, will marry Roy Edwards not …