November 15, 2018

Annual B&GH Christmas Open House to feature Welcome to Bethlehem!

Lake Waccamaw, NC – The 2018 Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Christmas Open House will feature a presentation ofWelcome to Bethlehem!, a dramatic Christmas musical performed by Ocean View Baptist Church.“We are delighted to bring this event not only to our children, but to the entire community,” said B&GH President Gary Faircloth. “It is such a wonderful experience for all involved.”This special performance will take place Sunday, Dec. 2, from 3 – 5 p.m. in the Leamon E. Rogers Memorial Chapel. A light reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall. Admission is free and all are welcome. No reservations are needed. Read More

 

November 9, 2018

Thomas Academy receives academic growth award 

Lake Waccamaw, NC – Thomas Academy received a North Carolina Academic Growth Award for the 2017-2018 academic year from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Read More


November 2, 2018

B&GH joins the global #GivingTuesday Movement

Lake Waccamaw, NC – Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Read More


October 26, 2018

For the Love of Kids Capital Campaign celebrated at B&GH 

Lake Waccamaw, NC – On Saturday, Oct. 20, Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina celebrated the completion of the For the Love of Kids Capital Campaign with a luncheon. The campaign raised more than $2.2 million to address significant capital needs on the Lake Waccamaw campus. Read More

October 12, 2018

Fall 2018 Communiqué Newsletter

Our fall 2018 Communiqué Newsletter includes stories about our youth volunteering with the Lake Waccamaw Food Ministry, the 2018 State Farm Rodeo, highlights of the For the Love of Kids Capital Campaign and much more. Read It Here.

October 9, 2018

Annual Register Benefit Golf Tournament raises more than $22,600 for B&GH

The 14th Annual Register Benefit Golf Tournament for Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina brought 76 golfers to Pinehurst #8 Centennial Golf Course on Sept. 26. The event raised more than $22,600 for B&GH. Read More

 

October 9, 2018

Golden LEAF Foundation provides funding for new B&GH Program

The Golden LEAF Foundation provided a $142,690 grant to support the newly established C.R.E.A.T.E. Hope Program. Read More

October 3, 2018

Hurricane Florence Impacts B&GH Campus

The Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina campus in Lake Waccamaw sustained severe damage during Hurricane Florence. Read More

 September 7, 2018 

Spots still available for charity golf tournament

Pinehurst, NC – Spots are still available for the 2018 Register Benefit Golf Tournament to support the children of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina (B&GH). The 14th Annual Tournament will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at Pinehurst #8 Centennial Golf Course. Check in will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. for the Pinehurst Scramble format. Read More


August 27, 2018

B&GH rodeo packs Benton/BTS Arena twice

Lake Waccamaw, NC – Capacity crowds greeted the 2018 State Farm Rodeo on Aug. 17 – 18 at the Benton/BTS Arena & Exhibition Center. Proceeds from the event benefited the children of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. Read More


August 16, 2018 

Thomas Academy celebrates success, prepares for changes

The Catherine V. Powell Educational Center at Thomas Academy gymnasium was filled with excited students, parents, guardians ,and staff Monday evening, Aug. 6, during the back-to- school open house.

“We are ready to begin another great year at Thomas Academy,” said Dr. Geraldine Bradshaw, academy director. “We are building on the successes of the past to continue toward a promising future.” Read More


August 15, 2018 

B&GH Fayetteville Foster Parent Training a success

Fayetteville, NC – “You are a very special group. You are doing something not everyone will or can do. You have devoted your lives to children. I am honored to be among you and I thank you for the children.”

These passionate words of gratitude were part of the closing given by nationally recognized author and trainer Donna Foster during the 2018 Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Foster Parent Training held Saturday, August 11, at the Bordeaux Convention Center at Ramada Plaza. Read More

August 13, 2018 

Competition ready for rodeo at B&GH

Lake Waccamaw, NC – The competitors are ready for the 2018 State Farm Rodeo at the Boys and Girls Homes Farm and Benton/BTS Exhibition Center scheduled for Friday and Saturday Aug. 17 and 18.Gates will open at 6 p.m. with competition beginning at 8 p.m. Title sponsorship was provided by State Farm agents David Ward, Mary Williamson, and Ken Sutton. Read More

July 27, 2018

Charity golf event to benefit Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina

Pinehurst, NC – Registration is now open for the 2018 Register Benefit Golf Tournament to support the children of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina (B&GH). Read More

July 17, 2018

Entertainment coming together for rodeo at B&GH

Lake Waccamaw, NC – The 2018 State Farm Rodeo at the Boys and Girls Homes Farm and Benton/BTS Exhibition Center will feature -- between competition performances -- two-time Professional Cowboy Association Rodeo Clown of the Year Jake Wilcox and his bull Hank. Read More

July 5, 2018 

Peace Baptist Church of Whiteville youth visit B&GH

Lake Waccamaw, NC - A group of over 20 youth and adult volunteers from Peace Baptist Church in Whiteville recently visited with the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Chapel Ministries. Read More

July 5, 2018 

Lake Norman Charter School students contribute to B&GH

When Lake Norman Charter School students Sean Parrish and Jacob Kwiatkowski were charged with selecting a leadership project focused on “Changing a Life,” the boys decided to focus on benefitting the children at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. Read More

July 5, 2018 

Sandhills Benefit Luncheon & Silent Auction for B&GH sets record of support

Pinehurst, NC – More than 200 individuals gathered Monday, June 11, at the Country Club of North Carolina for the 14th Annual Sandhills Benefit Luncheon and Silent Auction to support the children at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina (B&GH). Read More

July 5, 2018 

Thomas Academy celebrates Class of 2018

Lake Waccamaw, NC – “We stand here today on the beginning of the future. It’s not a distant reality anymore. It begins here. It begins today.” As Thomas Academy Valedictorian Anna Utterback issued this portion of the senior class challenge during the 2018 graduation ceremony held Saturday, June 9 in the Catherine V. Powell Educational Center Gymnasium, it was clear that her fellow graduates were ready. Read More