Our Impact in Arizona

From the moment a child becomes a Boys Hope Girls Hope scholar, their journey to a college degree begins. At every age and stage, scholars’ tool boxes are filled with the necessary experiences and skills to become a competitive and attractive college applicant to the schools of their choice. Once accepted, the support and guidance from Boys Hope Girls Hope continues to ensure that our collegians persevere to become well-educated, career-ready men and women for others.

16

 

scholars in
long-term residential program

35

 

scholars in comprehensive academy programs

38

 

collegians
working toward their degrees

89

 

total young people
who are motivated
to achieve their potential

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Finances and the Future

%

of Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona, scholars are low-income, first-generation college students.

%

have no debt!! Those with student loan debt had an average debt load of $3,549

99%

 

go to college

90%

 

persist in college

88%

 

graduate college in

6 years or less!

Boys Hope Girls Hope scholars excel in school and life!

3.5

average middle school GPA

3.2

average high school GPA

3.3

average collegian GPA

Of the recent Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona college grads, 75%  are working in their field of study! Some of which include:
  • US Naval Officer
  • Television news writer
  • Freelance social media
  • Freelance graphic design
  • Civil engineer
  • Engineering Inspector
  • Editorial lead (writer)
  • Logistics flow lead
  • Surgical ICU Nurse
  • Attorney
  • Landscape architect
  • Financial management
2021 Senior Boys Hope Girls Hope of Arizona

95%

from families below the US poverty line

100%

from underrepresented minority groups

65%

girls and young women

34%

boys and young men

95%

first-generation
college students

100%

volunteer in their community

SERVING OTHERS IN NEED

Becoming well-educated and career-ready is all complimented by a focus on living a life of service to others—a key component of Boys Hope Girls Hope’s proven track record of life-transforming impact on scholar success.  Our scholars regularly participate in community service activities, complete service reflections, research community issues they are passionate about, brainstorm solutions they can offer, and lead service projects.

LIVING PROOF

Dinner Table Memories with Genesis

Dinner Table Memories with Genesis

These memories around the table are engrained in every wood fiber and scratch and will not be forgotten.  Once again, I find myself at the long gray table and even though the people sitting in the seats have changed, I am reminded of memories with fondness, looking...

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Stories Of Hope—Xavier

Stories Of Hope—Xavier

Being able to provide for the scholars and families, that are a reflection of my family and myself, has been a full-circle experience. I thank Boys Hope Girls Hope [of Arizona] for that!Xavier Gonzales has shepherded the youngest scholars in Boys Hope Girls Hope of...

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Stories Of Hope—Chelsea

Stories Of Hope—Chelsea

When it is time for college, they will be equipped with an array of learning skills. They will know how to study. They will achieve—no matter where they are studying.The kitchen is the epicenter of most homes. And for many of the families whom Boys Hope Girls Hope of...

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