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With your help we can make a difference.

We exist to inspire and enable all young people from throughout the Pee Dee Area, especially those who need us most, to become productive, responsible, and caring citizens.

News & Events

As we celebrate our 60th Anniversary this year, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Pee Dee Area will honor Dr. Al Gilpin as 2024 Champion for Youth on Thursday, August 22, at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center (PAC), 201 S. Dargan St., downtown Florence. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the award presentation.

Chi Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. will hold the Magic City Ques Annual Book Bag Give-a-way from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. this coming Saturday, July 13, at the Florence Boys & Girls Club, 310 W. Roughfork St., Florence.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Pee Dee Area has been recognized as one of those champions at the Florence and Lake City Clubs. This prestigious award highlights their exceptional efforts in providing high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs in partnership with Florence 1 Schools and Florence County School District No. 3.

You helped us make a huge impact this year.

We exist to raise awareness for our cause and bring change to the lives of those we serve in our community.

Our Impact This Year

  • Days Open a Year


  • Youth Served


  • Club Sites


  • Healthy Meals Served


  • Sgt. Priscilla Zimmerman * from the 70s
    Sgt. Priscilla Zimmerman * from the 70s

    Looking back, before attending the Club, my dreams and opportunities were limited, but once there I learned self-respect and self-worth and the whole world opened up for me.

  • Rev. Terry Alexander * from the 60s
    Rev. Terry Alexander * from the 60s

    I am thankful for the strong adult mentors the Club had, as they provided me the guidance needed for my future success.

  • Michael Woods * from the 90s
    Michael Woods * from the 90s

    The Club has provided me with a lot of my “first” experiences: traveling in and out of South Carolina, staying overnight in a hotel, riding on an airplane, and even my first job. I don’t know where I would have ended up had it not been for the Club.

Our Partners & Designations

  • Gold Transparency 2024
    Gold Transparency 2024
  • Advocate for Youth Badge