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Corolla Extension and Community Association gave a large group of handmade quilts to children visiting the Carolyn's Kaleidoscope Child Advocacy Center in Whiteville

BGHNC youth join Rise Against Hunger 2024

Kaleidoscope of Hope Soiree -- May 31

Light the Lake 2024 - 1-5 p.m. April 13

The Classy Cars and Country Cooking event is a car show and food truck rodeo 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on May 11 to benefit the programs of care at BGHNC.

"Together as One" mural painted by teen mom

The Christmas Nativity Journey will be 3-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 and 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, Dec. 3.

Mr. Lee and The Lee Train on WENC

BladenOnline recently featured the effort to recruit more foster parents to help children served by Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. During the pandemic, North Carolina saw a 25 percent decrease in the number of foster parents. Read the article to find out how to become a foster parents with Boys and Girls Homes.
Contact BGHNC: Interested individuals can contact the Boys & Girls Homes Agency, contact Erika Johnson, Foster Parent Recruiter, at (910) 619-3358 or via email at erika.johnson@bghnc.org. You can also go to their website, boysandgirlshomes.org, for more information.

For their recreation therapy of the week, residential students at Boys and Girls Homes took their first walk across the air at the Seahawk Adventures Challenge Course.

New President/CEO Named at Boys & Girls Homes of NC

The Executive Committee of the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Board of Trustees has named Chief Mission Officer Ray Cockrell as temporary acting President/CEO of the nonprofit organization following the sudden, unexpected passing of President Ricky Creech.

More than 45 motorcycle enthusiasts made the 42-mile open ride from Pirateship Powersports in Wilmington to the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Lake Waccamaw campus on Saturday, July 9 as part of the inaugural Wilmington Optimist Benefit Ride for the nonprofit organization.

More than 90 golfers gathered at the MacGregor Downs Country Club Monday, June 6 for the 2022 Old Dominion Rotary Golf Tournament fundraising event for Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina (BGHNC).

“I’ve been in the foster system for a long time. I wanted to thank you for investing in us when you barely know us.” These words were shared by a resident of the Jaycee Cottage on the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Lake Waccamaw campus during a 60th anniversary celebration of the building of the cottage. In attendance for the celebration were the Friends of the Jaycees.

The Lake Waccamaw Lions Club recognized the volunteer service provided by girls from Boys and Girls Homes of NC.

The Lake Waccamaw Lions Club honored four community organizations during their June 16 meeting held at the Morton Conference Center on the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Farm.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins considers awards season and long-term rewards.

The pavilion at the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina was filled with music, laughter, and conversation on Sunday, June 12, as the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Omicron Alpha Chapter, hosted a cookout and inspirational gathering for the BGHNC youth.

Lake Waccamaw, NC - On Saturday, June 11, the NAACP Columbus County Branch held a long awaited appreciation banquet for Whiteville native Amon Eugene McKenzie in the fellowship hall of the Leamon Rogers Memorial Chapel on the campus of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins explores how "awe-full" experiences can be appreciated.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins explores reflections through mirrors and youth.

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina will hold the 2022 Rodeo at the BGHNC Farm and Benton/BTS Arena & Exhibition Center August 19 and 20 at 8 p.m. and August 21 at 4 p.m. Gates will open two hours prior each day.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins asks "Is invisibility always a superpower?"

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina is offering informational sessions every Tuesday at the various foster care satellite offices across the region in order to address a foster parent shortage.

Laughter and conversation filled the air around the pavilion on the campus of the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina on Saturday, May 21 as the nonprofit organization held a staff appreciation family fun day.

The Wilmington Optimist Club Benefit Ride for Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina is scheduled for Saturday, July 9, 2022.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins compares a marketing concept to the BGHNC youth experience.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins shares how "Grendel" and "Beowulf" relate to the Waccamaw Way.

The engines of more than 20 motorcycles roared as they pulled onto the campus of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina for the 2022 Lake Waccamaw Benefit Ride on Saturday, May 7.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins explores how softball season compares to cottage life at BGHNC.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins shares how a popular internet meme relates to the consistency provided by the Waccamaw Way.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins focuses on the 2022 Thomas Academy Prom Experience.

On Tuesday evening, April 12, a group of nearly 40 walkers of all ages took to Flemington Drive for the Eighth Annual Light the Lake for Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness coordinated by Community Based Services at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina.

BGHNC President/CEO Ricky Creech requests help to support a child like Jamie.

Preparations are underway for the 2022 Lake Waccamaw Benefit Ride to support the children of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina scheduled for Saturday, May 7.

In this week's blog post, BGHNC Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins explores the questions and statements made while going through periods of challenge and struggle.

Rotarians from across the state gathered at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina on Saturday, March 26 for Rotary Day 2022.

In this week's blog post, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist Melissa Hopkins reflects on the importance of having the right set of directions for projects and in life.

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