Diana Bourgeois had long been familiar with BGCL as a resident of neighboring North Andover, so it was the first organization that came to mind when she wanted to share her love of reading with children. + Read More
Holly Jenkins, who has been a mentor for six years at BGCL, was presented with the 2014 Paul Cronin Award on Jan. 13. The ceremony took place at the Club’s annual dinner honoring mentors and their youth protégés, in recognition of January as National Mentoring Month. + Read More
When Bentley University’s chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals For America decided in November to sponsor a toy drive for BGCL, the students initially planned to give a gift to every one of the 70 youth members at the Beacon Club location. After raising $1,200, however, they purchased more than 50 items that can be enjoyed by all the Club kids. + Read More
Santa Claus distributed donated toys and gift cards to more than 650 BGCL members at the annual holiday party on Dec. 19. + Read More
96% of our teen members graduate from high school and go on to college.
More than 4,000 community service hours were performed by Club youth in 2013.
100% of our kids learn respect, fair play, and personal responsibility.
Our successful programs attract more than 500 kids daily.
More families than ever rely on us for meals and a safe place for their kids.
State and local budget cuts hurt youth development funding.
Every child matters, and every child is our future.
Join in our mission to help some of the poorest children in the Commonwealth. We make a difference in the lives of these children by giving them hope, direction, programs, services, and love.
It costs $850 to provide one child with recreational and educational support for a year. Can you help?
For more information, call Director of Development Dennis McCarthy at 978.683.2747, ext. 118.