Grand Opening Planned for September 2021!

About Us

Who We Are

The Boys and Girls Club of Cheektowaga’s vision is to provide a safe after school environment for the children of Cheektowaga that will help develop career readiness, reduce crime and juvenile delinquency and provide affordable and quality childcare.

Despite unprecedented challenges in 2020, the committee was able to secure both state funds and donations from local, private business sponsors to reach over $300,000 of our $500,000 goal.  This accomplishment will help cover operating expenses and allow the club to open in September 2021.

What We Do

The Boys and Girls Club of Cheektowaga will provide numerous recreational, educational, and leadership programs for local students during the critical 2-6 PM after-school hours.

Benefits Include:

  • Schoolwork assistance
  • Computers and kid-safe internet access for all students
  • Arts and crafts
  • Activities to promote healthy lifestyles
  • Sports and Fitness programs
  • Healthy after-school dinners
  • Positive peer-to-peer interaction
  • Staff serves as positive role models
  • Safe, secure and disability-accessible location

Our Facility

Alexander Community Center

The Town of Cheektowaga has offered free use of the Alexander Community Center, a town-owned former school building. State Assemblywoman Monica Wallace secured $250,000 in state funds for needed improvements to the building, and an additional $100,000 in funding for operations which is committed to be paid over three years.

Affiliation

Boys & Girls Club of Depew & Lancaster

The Boys and Girls Club of Cheektowaga is affiliated with the Boys and Girls Club of Depew-Lancaster. See below for locations & details.

Depew Club

Lancaster Club

Committee Members

Brian Gould Asst. Chief of Cheektowaga Police

Richard Coburn Building Inspector, Town of Cheektowaga

Laura Gordon Gordon Companies

Kristina Groff Cheektowaga Chamber of Commerce

Chris Schunk Lake Effect Furniture and Mattress

Gallery

Scroll through to see some photos of the club.

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