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Who We Serve


Registered Club members served ages 6-18


Snacks & meals served


Members participated in crucial water safety lessons free of charge


of members qualified for Free & Reduced-Price Lunch


of members stated they can count on their fellow Club members


Youth received new toys, a hot meal, and played games at one of four holiday parties

"My Club helped me learn how to deal with my feelings. Now, I know what to do with my feelings and I don’t get in trouble at school or my Club."

Isaiah B.

Academic Success

Earned on-time grade advancement
Maintained or improved their academic performance during the Summer Program
Books were read by Club members, ages 6-12, during the Summer Program

College & Career Preparation


College scholarships awarded thanks to the generosity of local donors


Teens participated in vocational training programs at their Club
Best Education & Career Development Program in the state for the Tom & Debbie Shapiro Career Resource Center awarded by FL Area Council of BGCA

Civic Engagement

Service hours provided by Club members for a net benefit equal to over $115,000 for our communities
Club teens served as full voting members on local Boards of Directors
Teens traveled to Washington, D.C. for National Youth Advocacy Days to advocate for their Clubs

"I am struck by the profound impact the Boys & Girls Club has had on my life. More than just an after-school haven, it has become my second home, shaped my character, and provided opportunities for personal and academic growth."

Ashley V.

Club Members in the Community

Spent a week in Tallahassee as participants in either the FL Page & Messenger Program or the FL Senate Page Program to learn from members of Congress and staff
A youth-led initiative, planned and hosted a full-day Mental Health Summit at their Club with nearly 70 teens in attendance to learn and engage with mental health professionals who led workshops, panel discussions, and a keynote speech
National Conference selected Club member Ava M. to present as a panelist on the Elevating Youth Voices & Advocacy Session and Sierra M. was selected to serve on the prestigious National Steering Committee
Sariah R. was nationally recognized in the Speaking Up category of the National Arts Contest by BGCA
Club members, ages 6-12, participated in STEAM activities with partners like Mote Marine, Van Wezel, Project Nature Bridge, and more
Presented by Education Foundation of Sarasota County was given to Club member Daria T. in recognition of being an exceptional youth, overcoming hardships, and persevering for greatness
Merit Scholarship Finalists were announced which included three Club seniors, Nathan W., Ethan M., and Jacob K., an honor only 0.5% of applicants receive
Gigi G., Club Alumni Vanessa T., and Vice President of Teen Initiatives Suriya Khong spoke at the World Federation of Youth Clubs 3rd annual virtual conference to offer engaging conversations about the future of youth organizations for youth development staff and volunteers

Recognized Success

2023 Champion for Youth

Presented by Boys & Girls Clubs of America for being in the top 10% of organizations to advocate for youth

Flanzer Club Dedication

In Arcadia to celebrate the opening of the Louis and Gloria Flanzer Boys & Girls Club with 100 guests, including BGCA President/CEO Jim Clark

New Board Member of the Year

Awarded to Michael Martella by the FL Area Council of BGCA

Best Character & Leadership Program

Awarded to Youth Council by the FL Area Council of BGCA

Roxanne Spillett

Honor Awards Southeast Regional Winner in the Workforce Readiness category for its slate of vocational & entrepreneurial programs

CEO of the Year

Awarded to Bill Sadlo by the FL Area Council of BGCA


Contributions: $4,056,341
Grants - Govt: $2,866,534
Special Events, net: $517,525
Program Rev: $331,215
Other: $286,259

Capital and Restricted Contributions - $4,900,000

Expenses - $7,090,848

Operating: $1,123,704
Fundraising: $856,555
Program: $5,936,989

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