“I began to form bonds with people who I never though of being friends with. It amazed me how much diversity was in one room; different age groups, different backgrounds all coming together. It was so bright, welcoming and we truly had a place to be ourselves.” 
- Vanessa, BGC Cooke Youth of the Year

youth served through community outreach

2, 562

youth and teens, aged 6-18 years, were served through our After School, Summer and Sports programs 


healthy meals served 



Club members participated in Academic Success programming, which provides academic enrichment and members with the tools needed to graduate from high school read for college, trade school, military or employment. 

More than


minutes read in the 2019-2020 After School program. Our LITerary program empowers members to read 20 minutes daily.

More than


Club members participated in Healthy Lifestyles programming that promote a healthy diet, practice healthy lifestyle choices and make a lifelong commitment to fitness.