Jodie Warth and Kendra Allen of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Iowa came to the WHO Radio studios to share the story of their brand-new program serving the kids of the neighborhoods around Drake University. The new club has all-new facilities and programming to serve needs ranging from literacy to hunger, but overall providing a safe place for young people to spend their time after school.
The organization is working on a major program to ensure that kids have a pathway to remain engaged all the way from elementary school through high school -- culminating in high-school graduation. As you might imagine, they welcome community support.
Have a listen to the interview -- there's so much to learn: