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If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at our organization, you’ve come to the right place.

Be sure to check back regularly to get our latest news updates.

In response to rising cases of COVID-19, BGHNC offices opt to work from home.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins reflects on the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service.

Effective on January 10, Boys and Girls Homes is going to a work from home model as appropriate for office staff due to the rapid spread of COVID.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations & Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins shares how Therapeutic Recreation helps youth explore their interests in a new way.

In this week's blog post, Dr. Mason Fuller Smith shares a new wisdom related to the idea of teaching a child to fish.

Black's Tire & Auto Service's Ricky Benton helps inspire $5,000 donation to Boys & Girls Homes by Whiteville Rentals owner Ken Thomas.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins explores the power of intention in an environment.

Therapeutic Recreation is a part of the Waccamaw Way model of care at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina designed to provide the best opportunities for youth and families in care.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins explores communication with the question, "How do you talk?"

In this week's blog post, Jennie Weeks shares her special experiences with the Country Store community.

In this week's blog, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins highlights National Adoption Awareness Month.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins explores the self-care idea of time and space through the lens of a '90s rock song.

“I want to welcome everyone back to campus, welcome back home.” These were the words of welcome Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Alumni Association President Garry Elliott used to open the 2021 BGHNC Alumni Day festivities on Oct. 9 at the Gary Jones Memorial Outdoor Kitchen and Pavilion.

The Success Coach program at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina is providing family reunification and support services to families emerging from crisis.

In this week's post, Director of Community Engagement Dr. Mason Fuller Smith shares his insights from a recent gathering of our "Boys and Girls Homes brothers and sisters."

In this week's blog post, Director of Community Engagement Dr. Mason Fuller Smith shares about the creation of our youth's Christmas wish lists and what they tell us about their experiences.

Shouts of joy and the laughter of children filled the air Saturday, Oct. 16 at Faith Wesleyan Church as more than 200 children, youth, and adults enjoyed the Family Fun Day and Foster Parent Celebration presented by Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina.

Due to growing concerns about COVID spread in the community and the health and safety of the youth in care, the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina has postponed the Leamon Rogers Memorial Chapel anniversary celebration and cancelled the Christmas open house.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins explores the health journey experienced by youth in the BGHNC C.R.E.A.T.E. Hope program.

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina is continuing to remodel the residential experiences for youth on the Lake Waccamaw campus with the revamped work and life skills program.

“Every child and family deserve support when they need it. Our goal for C.R.E.A.T.E. Hope is to make this kind of highly specialized, trauma-informed treatment more available and accessible in rural communities where services are limited.” This is the passionate proclamation of C.R.E.A.T.E. Hope Senior Clinician Anna Miller about the program offered by Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina.

Hanging on the bulletin board of my office is a sheet of paper with a collection of random thoughts, quotes and phrases I have put together over time. While trying to figure out next steps, I will often look at the sheet in an attempt to find inspiration.

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina warmly invites the community to a special Christmas open house celebrating the Leamon Rogers Memorial Chapel’s 20th anniversary on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 3 p.m.

In this week's blog post, Spiritual Formations Coordinator Jennie Weeks shares how crafting can enhance discussions of faith and spiritual lives.

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina will host an alumni reunion on October 9 at the Lake Waccamaw campus.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins talks about the weird place where the next step isn't obvious and how to move to the best place.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins explores the new look of back to school.

Final plans are coming together for the 2021 Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Fayetteville Foster Parent Recruitment and Appreciation Celebration.

The therapeutic value of interacting with animals and nature is so strong that Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina President/CEO Ricky Creech made certain to include it as a key component of the Waccamaw Way model of care.

On Saturday, Aug. 28, a group of volunteers from Piney Forest Baptist Church came to the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina campus to repair a handicap ramp and rebuild some stairs outside Flemington Hall.

This week Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins shares how longtime supporter and volunteer Betty Hurst is continuing to inspire efforts to support the children and families of Boys and Girls Homes.

Two excited crowds gathered at the Benton/BTS Arena & Exhibition Center at the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina farm Friday and Saturday, Aug. 13 and 14.

On Tuesday, July 27, a special grand opening ceremony took place for the resident only Waccamaw Store on the Lake Waccamaw campus of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina.

More than 70 golfers gathered at the Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club Monday, June 7 for the 2021 Old Dominion Rotary Golf Tournament fundraising event for Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina (BGHNC).

In this week's blog post, Director of Community Engagement Dr. Mason Fuller Smith explains the deeper meaning behind his standard presentation introduction.

In this week's blog, President/CEO Ricky Creech explores the power of momentum.

The Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Country Store received a fresh coat of paint during the last week of June thanks to the Painting a Brighter Future grant received from the True Value Foundation.

The 2021 Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina Fayetteville Foster Parent Recruitment and Appreciation Celebration is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 AM - 4 PM at Faith Wesleyan Church in Fayetteville.

In this week's blog, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins shares the generational success of the Parrish family in reflection of a BGHNC experience.

In this week's post BGHNC's Jennie Weeks shares the connection crafts create with the Bible Study lessons provided each week in the cottages on campus.

In this week's blog, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins shares the importance of being provided with choices and having those choices respected.

This week Risk Management and Compliance Specialist John Cobb shares a recent "grievance" message left by a youth in our Emergency Shelter (The Harbor at the Lake).

Cottage Life Social Worker Amber Payne explores the experience of change in this week's blog post.

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina is pleased to announce the 2021 Rodeo at the BGHNC Farm and Benton/BTS Arena & Exhibition Center will take place at 8 p.m. on August 13 and 14.

Gates will open at 6 p.m. each evening.

In this week’s blog post BGHNC Bright Hope Support Parent Rhonda Harvey explores the power of "I Am" statements.

Thomas Academy celebrated the Spring Class of 2021 during a ceremony held on Saturday, June 5 in the Leamon Rogers Memorial Chapel.

Each Thomas Academy graduate has a long, descriptive story of their way to coming to the school and now graduating. It is important to finish what you start. One story of a young man embodies this message. His story started long before I came to Thomas Academy.

Optimists from across the country were able to attend the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Virtual Optimist Day on Saturday, May 29.

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina has added two new toll free numbers to their previously existing toll free number to make things easier for Department of Social Services placement workers.

On the corner of Chauncey Town Road & Sam Potts Highway is the BGHNC Car Wash. This week Chief Operation Officer Mike Garrell shares the story of how the youth have taken the lead in operating the business.

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