well-educated, career-ready, men & women for others.

Boys Hope Girls Hope of Colorado


To nurture and guide motivated young people in need
to become well-educated, career-ready men and women for others.

“In need” is when youth and their families are facing economic, systemic, or circumstantial barriers that could limit their potential.

“Well-educated” is being a lifelong learner who is prepared for college and able to select the best postsecondary experience to maximize one’s purpose, passion, and potential.

“Career-ready” refers to helping young people gain 21st century skills that help them remain competitive for internships, jobs, and careers now and in the future.

“Person for others” is a Jesuit value of being aware of the needs of others, and making a difference in one’s family and community. 

Some children just don’t have the same opportunities as others.

They face all kinds of barriers that limit their potential.

At the same time, they have inspiring grit, motivation, capacity, and promise; needing access to education and skills that will give them a chance to thrive in life and make a difference in their communities.

That’s where we come in.

Boys Hope Girls Hope closes the achievement gap and workforce development divide by acting as a bridge to opportunity which spans middle school through college graduation and into career launch.



Explore the hope-filled stories of our graduates.


“Boys Hope Girls Hope has become a significant support system in my life. I can come to Boys Hope Girls Hope with any challenge or problem and find a community of people to help me work through it.”


“Boys Hope Girls Hope sees something special in me, something that I never saw in myself. Boys Hope Girls Hope has challenged me to do things that I had never thought I could do. Boys Hope Girls Hope has been an inspiration to me and my family.”


“I now have connected to all types of people that I never thought I would and they are connections that I hope will last a lifetime.”


Juan Carbajal’s 2024 Hope Challenge Speech

"Boys Hope Girls Hope has made a tremendous impact on my life. They have inspired me, empowered me, ignited me, and most importantly, given me hope. I hope I can make a difference and bring that same hope to those who need it most, just as they have done for me. "Boys...

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