2019 Impact

That is why BGC exists

CHALLENGES

Excessive screen time increases: isolation, boredom, apathy, social & emotional distress, digital device dependence

SOLUTIONS

Programs that empower youth, change lives & build our community

Impact

41 Transformative programs that challenge curiosity, inspire learning,develop skills, build positive relationships, & develop confidence & resiliency

CHALLENGES

Increasing housing costs, addictions,mental health challenges, risky lifestyles: youth are at risk of becoming or are homeless

SOLUTIONS

Youth need safe, caring & stable home environments

Impact

2,698 Safe nights provided to youth participating in our programs

CHALLENGES

65% of kids have sedentary lifestyles: obesity, inactivity, unhealthy habits, increased anxiety, decreased self-esteem

SOLUTIONS

Physical & recreational programming

Impact

5,547 Hours children & youth participated in physical or recreational activities

CHALLENGES

After school hours pose greatest danger for children including: anxiety, fear, victimization, risky behaviours

SOLUTIONS

Safe, supportive places to belong

Impact

8 Club locations where youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships, & develop confidence and skills for life

CHALLENGES

1 in 5 children experience: hunger, food insecurity

SOLUTIONS

Access to consistent healthy food

Impact

17,863 Healthy meals served

Impact

21,933 Healthy snacks served

CHALLENGES

22% students drop out of high school: illiteracy, traditional classroom learning barriers

SOLUTIONS

Early intervention & alternative learning environments to overcome barriers

Impact

10,678 Hours children & youth received academic support, improved literacy & digital literacy skills, received homework support, learned life skills, developed employment skills, education support & counselling

Thank You
For your support in 2019!