Who We Are

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve is an autonomous affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. We are committed to changing kids’ lives by providing them with a safe place to belong after school where dedicated staff members and caring volunteers are ready with a smile and an encouraging hand to help a young person in need.

Our Staff



  • Ashley Manning
    Development & Volunteer Services Coordinator                       ashleymanning@wrkids.org
  • Mitch Wasserman
    Interim Grant Writer                            mwasserman@wrkids.org                


  • David Wilson                              Director of Programs & Operations     dwilson@wrkids.org



Club Sites & Directors    

Steve Wise Club

  • Aretha Valentin                              Club Director                               aretha@wrkids.org                                                          

LeBron James Club

  • James Warner II                                Club Director                         jwarner@wrkids.org

Eller Teen Club 

  • John Morgan                                     Club Director                     jmorgan@wrkids.org                    


  • James Warner II                                  Summit Lake Outreach Coordinator jwarner@wrkids.org 


President & CEO


The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Western Reserve depends on generous financial contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations in our community to fund its diverse programs and services. You can make a difference

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We strongly believe in the valuable role that volunteers play in transforming the lives of our members. As little as one hour per week is all it takes to make a positive impact on a young child's life.

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