Blog

Celebrating Our Alumni at the Heritage Award Dinner

November 3, 2017

Last night we held our 26th annual Heritage Awards Dinner at the Hilton Americas.  Our generous donors and Board Directors raised $2 million for children from families in crisis! The...


From the Archives: It’s Not Work, It’s a Lifestyle

October 26, 2017

Program Services Manager Tis Gaston has been working at Boys and Girls Country for 41 years!  When she started, the organization was known as Boys Country.  She says, “In...


Helen’s First Semester Success

October 19, 2017

After living at Boys and Girls Country for over 10 years, Helen is living her dream at Sam Houston State University! She is working on a psychology degree and...


Counseling Kids from Hard Places

October 12, 2017

When kids grow up in families in crisis, they undoubtedly experience some kind of trauma. This can be in the form of separation, a death in the family, hunger,...


Student’s Dream Comes True

October 5, 2017

When an anonymous donor offered a scholarship opportunity for a BGC student to attend Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia, 17 year old Deven immediately came to mind. A bright,...


Our High Schoolers Want You to Know…

September 28, 2017

  When visitors come to Boys and Girls Country, they are often surprised by our family structure and cottage homes. Guests exclaim, “This is just like our house!” We...


Teaching Parent Spotlight: Serving God’s Children

September 21, 2017

Robin Hoke has been a single teaching mom at BGC for eight months. She parents 16 junior high and high school girls in the Watford Cottage and Cottage 2....


HoUSton Strong

September 6, 2017

  “In all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 The past couple of weeks,...


The Recipe for Success Starts with Family

August 18, 2017

  As you can imagine, with over 100 kids and young adults to feed each day, our cottage kitchens never cool down. Our dedicated Teaching Parents not only maintain...


Growing Children for Life: College and Career Update

August 10, 2017

  One of the most unique and wonderful things about Boys and Girls Country is that, through the College and Career program, our kids are able to continue with...