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Vince’s View: Family Reunion on Campus

February 22, 2019

Family reunions are a treasure as generations are remembered and celebrated. My family has deep roots in Sugar Land. Many of my relatives have worked at Imperial Sugar since...


Transitional Living Program Move-In Day

January 28, 2019

Transitioning from living at home to becoming an independent adult can be a challenging time in the lives of young adults. The Boys and Girls Country Transitional Living Program...


BGC Gives Back

November 26, 2018

Every year our children participate in a variety of projects which help them build skills while giving back to the community. Our kids recognize the value of volunteering and...


Heritage Award Dinner Raises $3.3 Million For BGC Kids

November 14, 2018

Thank you to our underwriters, volunteers and guests for making the 2018 Heritage Award Dinner a wonderful success. Together, we raised $3.3 million for children from families in crisis!...


Alyssa and Jeremy Blossom In Their New Home

October 23, 2018

“For my father and my mother have forsaken me, but the LORD will take me up.” Psalm 27:10 Alyssa is a bright and warm-hearted 13-year-old who loves her teaching...


Stories of Success From Our Young Adults

October 16, 2018

Sending our kids back to school is an exciting time. Six of our children graduated from high school in May. All of them are on their way to further...


Vince’s View: Akia’s Path to Faith and Football

September 24, 2018

Faith and football are two things which describe Akia’s life as a running back for the Waller Bulldogs.  He is a senior this year and strives to balance sports,...


Will Overall Scores Birdies for BGC Kids

August 29, 2018

Travis and Kim Overall are dedicated to making sure the BGC kids have a safe, stable and loving home. Travis is a board director, and he and Kim have...


Back-to-School Reflection by Jayna Harris

August 28, 2018

As our kids return back to school, we wanted to share the perspective of Jayna, a teaching parent who cares for seven boys in Cottage 6, along with her...


Beyond the Barrier

August 14, 2018

More than half of the children who come to live at Boys and Girls Country speak a different language at home. Our population of bilingual kids is 42 percent...