September 13, 2021

Fall Festival Foster Parent Celebration coming together

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

September 9, 2021

Equine therapy at BGHNC offers different benefits for youth

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. Read More

September 7, 2021

Piney Forest Baptist Church volunteer project helps BGHNC

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. Read More

August 24, 2021

Rodeo rides again at BGHNC

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. Read More

August 20, 2021

Waccamaw Store part of incentive program for BGHNC youth

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. Read More

August 19, 2021

2021 Old Dominion Rotary Golf Tournament raises more than $21,500 for BGHNC

Southern Pines, NC - 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). Read More

July 21, 2021

BGHNC Fayetteville Foster Parent Celebration set for Oct. 16

The 2021 Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Fayetteville Foster Parent Recruitment and Appreciation Celebration is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Faith Wesleyan Church in Fayetteville. Read More

July 21, 2021

Painting A Brighter Future grant provides new look for BGHNC Country Store

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. Read More

June 18, 2021

Boys & Girls Homes Rodeo returns Aug. 13, 14

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. Read More

June 15, 2021

Thomas Academy celebrates graduates

"As we receive our diplomas today, we are grateful for each of you who have helped us, encouraged us and guided us to reach this point of our lives. We are also grateful for the Thomas Academy faculty, staff and administration who have encouraged each of us to pursue our future dreams. Today we realized that all our work together was worth it."

These words of welcome from Thomas Academy Class of 2021 member Nah'Tohri Wilkins set the tone of gratitude, connection, and compassion during the graduation ceremony held on Saturday, June 5 in the Leamon Rogers Memorial Chapel. Read More

June 8, 2021

BGHNC provides three toll free numbers for placement providers

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. Read More

June 8, 2021

Virtual Optimist Day shares stories of success

"We use every challenge as an opportunity for growth. We use the complaints to get stronger."

These words were shared by one of the boys currently residing in the Optimist Cottage on the Lake Waccamaw Campus of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina during the Virtual Optimist Day held on Saturday, May 29. Read More

May 19, 2021

The Harbor at the Lake provides an emergency placement shelter for children in DSS custody

As part of the continuing evolution of services provided by Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, a new emergency placement shelter has opened for children ages 10 - 17 in Department of Social Services custody. Read More

May 19, 2021

BGHNC CFO earns Masters in Finance

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Chief Financial Officer Daniel Nolan has earned his Master's Degree in Finance & Investment Management (MSF) from the University of North Carolina - Wilmington. Read More

May 19, 2021

Bright Hope Program supports children with parents in recovery

When you walk into the Civitan Cottage on the Lake Waccamaw campus of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina there is a welcoming feeling. The walls are painted a welcoming shade of blue and the furniture is soft and inviting. As you walk down the hallway toward the bedrooms, there are a variety of sensory activities for children including an interactive path and hopscotch playing field. Read More

May 12, 2021

Southport Woman's Club sponsored writing contest at Thomas Academy

Thomas Academy's Celia Mitchell and Wesley Smith were recently recognized as the winners of the Spring Creative Writing Contest sponsored by the Southport Woman's Club. Read More

May 10, 2021

2021 Lake Waccamaw Benefit Ride sets record

Participants and sponsors of the Lake Waccamaw Benefit Ride to Support Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina raised more than $14,625 to support the nonprofit organization. Read More

April 21, 2021

Virtual Rotary Day 2021 celebrates connection with B&GH

On Sunday afternoon, March 28, Rotarians around the world had the opportunity to attend the 2021 Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina Virtual Rotary Day sponsored by Rotary Districts 7710 and 7730. Read More

March 31, 2021

B&GH Country Store extending hours

The Boys and Girls Homes Country Store is extending sales hours beginning on April 7. The retail outlet that sells gently-used items to support the program of care at B&GH will be open for sales Wednesday - Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Donations of items will continue to be accepted during business hours on Fridays. Read More

March 23, 2021

Black's Tire 2021 Charity Golf Tournament raises $201,021 for B&GH

The 2021 Black's Tire Service Boys & Girls Homes Charity Golf Tournament continued a 21-year tradition of supporting the nonprofit by raising $201,021. Read More

March 10, 2021

2021 Lake Waccamaw Benefit Ride scheduled for May 1

Preparations continue for the 2021 Lake Waccamaw Benefit Ride to support the children of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina scheduled for Saturday, May 1. Read More

March 10, 2021

Local grant supports B&GH Fayetteville foster parent recruitment, appreciation celebration

Planning is now underway for the 2021 Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina Fayetteville Foster Parent Recruitment and Appreciation Celebration thanks to a grant received from the Women's Giving Circle of Cumberland County, a fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Read More

March 8, 2021

Thomas Academy woodshop students refurbish furniture for Bright Hope

The buzz of sanders could be heard well outside the wood shop at Thomas Academy one Monday afternoon as the students worked on multiple bedframes. Read More

March 3, 2021

C.R.E.A.T.E. Hope continues expansion of service area

The C.R.E.A.T.E. Hope program through Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina has continued expanding its service area with a newly opened location in Kinston. Read More

March 1, 2021

Service at the heart of Shawn Anderson's work

"The honor of serving the nation as a whole is only amplified with the ability to directly serve the communities that I am a part of, through the National Guard. When conducting certain operations in the state of North Carolina, I can see a clear line of how our actions could directly affect people that I see every day, in my civilian life, even at B&GH. Knowing that I am able to give back to the community in this way is a great blessing." These were some of the thoughts B&GH Cottage Life Coach Shawn Anderson shared after a recent call-up by the National Guard to deploy. Read More

February 24, 2021

Courtney James named Chief Clinical Officer at B&GH

Boys  & Girls Homes of North Carolina President/CEO Ricky Creech has named Courtney James the Chief Clinical Officer for the nonprofit organization. Read More

February 23, 2021

Economics course at Thomas Academy enhances financial literacy through gamification

The students were exceptionally quiet in the classroom of Thomas Academy Academic Coordinator Sharon Jones as they worked on their current assignment. "They are fully engaged with the game," Jones explained with a smile. Read More

February 17, 2021

B&GH, Trillium partner to establish Level II Residential Therapeutic Program

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina President/CEO Ricky Creech has announced a contract to establish a Level II Residential Therapeutic Program on the Lake Waccamaw campus in partnership with Trillium Health Resources. Read More

January 29, 2021

Boys & Girls Homes celebrates employee longevity

Boys & Girls Homes of North Carolina takes time each January to acknowledge employee longevity by presenting tenure awards in five-year intervals. Read More

January 27, 2021

Rye Foundation gives $10,000 for music, leadership at B&GH

A charitable foundation in Winston-Salem has given $10,000 to the Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina. Read More

January 26, 2021

January 2021 Communiqué Newsletter

Our January newsletter shares the updates from campus throughout the holiday season. Read More

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