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A New Blessing on Campus: Woodforest Cottage

October 23, 2020

The newly built Woodforest Cottage was dedicated in September, and we could not be more excited!  The cottage will be home to eight boys from the former Cottage 11...


First-Generation College Graduate

August 12, 2020

Tracey came to Boys and Girls Country from a family that was torn apart by drugs. Her family situation did not offer the stability needed to grow into a...


Overcoming Educational Challenges of Remote School

August 3, 2020

As of this writing, we do not yet know how COVID-19 will impact our education system, but we know that in some ways things are not going to be...


Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

June 26, 2020

Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. Proverbs 16:3 The Boys and Girls Country family is extremely proud of our 10 high school...


A Letter From Our CEO

March 17, 2020

“For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of love, power, and a sound mind.” – 2 Timothy 1:7 Dear Friends, Our community has been through...


Houston Community Gathers to Raise $2 Million for At-Risk Children

November 6, 2019

Thank you to our underwriters, volunteers and guests for making the 2019 Heritage Award Dinner a wonderful success. Together, we raised over $2 million for children from families in...


Healing In a Christian Community

September 25, 2019

For many years our children have been given the opportunity to participate in a unique retreat called Vida Nueva. Vida Nueva (VN) is a three-day Christian retreat weekend and...


Cora’s Fight for Education

August 27, 2019

Cora has a contagious smile and is one of the happiest kids at Boys and Girls Country. She has a shy personality but is very open-hearted. There is a...


Vince’s View: Our kids are All Stars

July 29, 2019

This year, Boys and Girls Country of Houston partnered with the Waller County Sports Association (WCSA) to give our kids the opportunity to play little league baseball and softball....


Look at our college graduates!

June 24, 2019

Joseph has been a resident of Boys and Girls Country since 2011. He was severely malnourished when he arrived, but it didn’t take long before he started seeing improvements...