Welcome to Boys and Girls
Country of Houston

Our mission is to change the lives of children from families in crisis by loving and nurturing them in a Christian home environment, raising them to become self-sustaining and contributing adults. Your support helps us fulfill a vision that every child has a place to grow up and a sense of being home.

35%of Houston children

live below the poverty level

More than 90%of the children

that come to Boys and Girls Country are from families in crisis

How You Can Help

It takes many resources to provide for our Boys and Girls Country kids. We are just like any other family! It costs $147 per day to care for one child at BGC. This cost includes housing, food, clothing, healthcare, counseling, and teaching parents. Every single investment you make in our children is critical to their success and well-being.

HOW YOU'VE
HELPED

1500

kids found home at BGC since 1971

111

High Schools graduates since 1997

6210

meals served every month

100

average number of residents

Read Testimonials

I continue to give because I know BGC is an opportunity for kids from crisis situations to experience a Christian environment. I feel it is very important for all kids to know that God loves them even in crisis... Read more...

Mark King, Volunteer

I give to Boys and Girls Country in memory of my dad, Gene Gardner, and his brother, Wiley. My dad was 10 when his mom died. Due to his father’s negligence, they were forced to move to a variety... Read more...

Aileen Kirkham, Library Volunteer

I passionately support BGC because I have seen first-hand how all of the amazing staff are molding and shaping our young people into confident, capable and God-loving young adults who courageously step forward and leverage the resources and gifts... Read more...

Bill Way, Board Director

We give in the hope and with the belief that the kids touched by Boys and Girls Country will grow to no longer need anyone’s gifts but will become givers and nurture their own family of givers. And time... Read more...

Mike Gatewood, Board Director

I continue to support BGC because I have witnessed the changed lives of youth and selfless contribution of staff and community for over 20 years. This can only happen through the special grace God provides to Boys and Girls... Read more...

Steve Stephens, Board Chair

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