January 13, 2021

Community Action

Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina - Dr. David Heller and Rev. Ricky Creech on Southeastern Community College EDU-Cable 2021. View here.

January 11, 2021

GFL Environmental Services donates to B&GH

December 14, 2020

Leinwand's continues more than 40-year tradition

For more than 40 years, Leinwand's of Elizabethtown has provided a Christmas shopping spree for the residents of the Kiwanis Cottage at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. Read More

December 9, 2020

Sponsorships provide special Christmas for foster families

Each year the Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina foster care program seeks out sponsorships to help provide a special Christmas for the children in care. Read More 

December 7, 2020

John William Pope Foundation awards $10,000 grant to support foster care at B&GH

The John William Pope Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to help Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina provide foster parent training in Wake County. Read More

December 4, 2020

Boys & Girls Homes earns coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina's strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator. Read More

November 18, 2020

International Paper supports child nutrition at B&GH

International Paper has awarded a $3,000 grant to Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina to support nutritional needs for children on campus. Read More

November 12, 2020

Carolyn's Kaleidoscope Child Advocacy Center receives grant from Governor's Crime Commission

The Governor's Crime Commission has provided a $140,000 grant to support Carolyn's Kaleidoscope Child Advocacy Center, one of the newest initiatives for Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. Read More

November 12, 2020

Strategic re-alignment taking place at B&GH

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina President/CEO Ricky Creech recently announced the first phase of a strategic re-alignment at the nonprofit to address coming federal regulations. Read More

November 5, 2020

The Duke Endowment provides grant to B&GH

The Duke Endowment has awarded a $184,000 grant to support the Success Coach program at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. Read More

November 4, 2020

Cape Fear Memorial Foundation provides grant to B&GH

The Cape Fear Memorial Foundation awarded a $58,000 grant to support the Success Coach program at Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. Read More

November 2, 2020

Cerro Gordo's Ricky Benton II joins B&GH Board of Trustees

Cerro Gordo's Ricky Benton II became the newest member of the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Board of Trustees during their quarterly meeting held virtually on Oct. 24. Read More

November 2, 2020

Greater Spruce Pine Jaycee Challenge provides new van to B&GH

On October 17, a small group of Jaycees gathered for the presentation of the keys for a 12-passenger van to leaders of Boys and Girls Homes at Vann Underwood Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Whiteville. Read More

November 2, 2020

Bright Hope partnership coming to B&GH thanks to GCC Grant

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, in partnership with Brunswick Christian Recovery Center, has received a grant from the Governor's Crime Commission to create Bright Hope, a no-fee, residential family-based treatment program. Read More

October 26, 2020

Columbus County native named CFO at B&GH

Columbus County native Daniel M. Nolan was announced as the new Chief Financial Officer for Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina during the Board of Trustees meeting held Saturday, Oct. 24. Read More

October 20, 2020

Simply East Fund awards grant to B&GH

The Simply East Fund has awarded a $100,000 grant to support the children and families served by Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. Read More

September 25, 2020

Fall 2020 Communiqué Newsletter

Our Fall 2020 Communiqué Newsletter provides updates from campus as we move into the next phase. Check it out!

September 8, 2020

Thomas Academy receives Chromebooks from Technology for the Future

When Thomas Academy made plans to reopen for fall semester with pandemic protocols in place, the decision to utilize a hybrid model of instruction was made easier thanks to a partnership with Technology for the Future. Read More

September 3, 2020

Ricky Creech named President/CEO for B&GH

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Board Chairman David Wyatt has announced Ricky Creech as the new President and CEO for the nonprofit organization. Read More

August 31, 2020

Kim Sheeks Joins Board of Trustees for Boys & Girls Homes

As a member of the North Carolina District West Civitan organization, Kim Sheeks of Rockwell would hear passionate stories about Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina from Trustee Terry Jackson and B&GH President Gary Faircloth during district gatherings. Read More

August 28, 2020

Sandy Cyphers Named B&GH Trustee

Wilmington's Sandy Cyphers was named to the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina's Board of Trustees in July. Read More

August 28, 2020

Jacksonville's John Kay Named Boys & Girls Homes Trustee

When Jacksonville's John Kay was presented with an opportunity to serve as a member of the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina's Board of Trustees he immediately accepted the call. Read More

August 13, 2020

Dave Wyatt Becomes Board Chairman at B&GH

Former Whiteville businessman Dave Wyatt vividly remembers his first introduction to Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. Read More

August 13, 2020

Thomas Academy Welcomes New Principal

"We are pleased to welcome George Ward III as our new principal at Thomas Academy," said Vice President for Education Tom Simmons. "George comes to us with a lot of experience and we are really excited to see what he can do to help Thomas Academy continue to grow." Read More

July 31,  2020

B&GH's C.R.E.A.T.E. Hope receives Governor's Crime Commission grant

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina's C.R.E.A.T.E. Hope program has received a grant from the Governor's Crime Commission (GCC). Read More

July 29, 2020

B&GH Rodeo cancelled

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, in conjunction with the Southern Rodeo Association, has cancelled the 2020 Rodeo at the B&GH Farm and Benton/BTS Arena & Exhibition Center due to the continuing COVID-19 concerns. Read More

June 19, 2020

Thomas Academy graduation highlights connection, compassion, character

"This hasn't been the most ideal senior year for anyone, I know that, but one thing we can get out of this is we're all made lifelong friendships. I can name every single person out here. One of us has done something for one another. We made this senior year our own year." These words of welcome by graduate Brandon Almond highlighted the themes of connection, compassion and character that echoed throughout the Thomas Academy 2020 graduation ceremony. Read More

June 16, 2020

Cannon Foundation provides $100,000 grant to B&GH

The Cannon Foundation, located in Concord, N.C., has awarded a $100,000 grant to Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina for the completion of the staff housing village located on Chauncey Town Road. Read More

June 9, 2020

Summer 2020 Communiqué Newsletter

Our Summer 2020 Communiqué Newsletter shares updates from campus during the coronavirus physical distancing. Check it out!

June 8, 2020

B&GH Country Store Reopens Wednesday, June 10

After closing on March 19, the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Country Store will reopen for sales on Wednesday, June 10. Read More

June 8, 2020

Grants provide medication carts to B&GH

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina has recently purchased nine medication carts, computers and scanners to provide quality and consistent medical treatment for the abused and neglected children on the campus. Read More

June 2, 2020

2020 Lake Waccamaw Benefit Ride raises more than $6,500 for B&GH

The 2020 Lake Waccamaw Benefit Ride raised more than $6,500 for the children of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. Read More

SPECIAL BULLETIN - COVID-19 RESPONSE

The COVID-19 version of the Coronavirus is a rapidly changing and evolving concern for many in our community. Our number one priority is the safety of our children. With this as our focus, several steps have been taken to protect the children and staff. Read More.

June 18 COVID-19 Message from Executive Team

Country Store Reopens June 10

April 24, 2020 COVID-19 Campus Update from Leadership

March 31, 2020 COVID-19 Campus Update

COVID-19 Gate Closure Memo 3-25-20

B&GH Country Store Closed Temporarily

COVID-19 Memo to Staff 3-17-20

COVID-19 Memo From Executive Team 3-13-20


May 20, 2020

B&GH President Gary Faircloth announces retirement

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina President Gary Faircloth has announced his retirement effective October 31. Read More

May 12, 2020

B&GH celebrating National Foster Parent Appreciation Month

May is National Foster Parent Appreciation Month and Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina is expressing appreciation for foster parents throughout the region. Read More

May 12, 2020

St. James Service Club provides a generous donation to support children at B&GH

The St. James Service Club of Southport has provided a generous donation to support the children served by Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, more than doubling the amount requested by the nonprofit organization. Read More

May 1, 2020

Staff Housing Village under construction for B&GH

Construction is underway on the staff housing village for Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina residential staff. Read More

April 30, 2020

Thomas Academy teachers demonstrating creativity in virtual classroom

A coat hanger served as a cell phone holder to allow for viewing a math problem being worked out. A late afternoon phone call was made explaining how to access a Google classroom portal to a technology challenged parent and a Zoom class was run for students to keep them academically challenged. Read More

April 22, 2020

Boys & Girls Homes continues services to children, families

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina continues to provide services to children and families. Read More

March 5, 2020

T-shirt sales fuel donation to B&GH

Oak Island Mayor Ken Thomas presents checks totaling $1,240 to Boys & Girls Homes of NC Vice President for Development Ray Cockrell to support the children served by B&GH. Read More

February 18, 2020

Boys & Girls Homes celebrates employee longevity

Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina celebrated employee longevity through the presentation of 17 tenure awards during a special meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11. Read More

February 10, 2020

B&GH VP Donna Yalch named to NC Child & Family Services Plan Design Team

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Vice President for Community Based Services Donna Yalch has been named to the Permanency Design Team for the North Carolina Child and Family Services Plan (CFSP). Read More

February 10, 2020

B&GH launching Success Coach family reunification pilot program

As part of an ongoing effort to serve children and families, Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina is launching Success Coach focusing on family reunification and post adoption services. Read More

January 30, 2020

DeLayne Sons named Thomas Academy Teacher of the Year

Longtime educator DeLayne Sons was named Thomas Academy Teacher of the Year. Read More

January 29, 2020

Effort to create memorial scholarship at B&GH for former resident

An effort is underway to create a memorial scholarship to honor a former resident at Boys and Girls Homes. Read More

January 23, 2020

Boys & Girls Homes achieves national reaccreditation

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina has achieved national reaccreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation (COA). Read More