Roanoke’s WSLS Channel 10 featured Boys Home in a story about houseparents Ronnie and Linda Angle. Houseparents live with the boys on campus when they’re working and work 4 day shifts. They run each cottage as a household and take care of everything from waking the boys up in the morning to completing daily paperwork for each boy.
Ronnie and Linda Angle have been with us as houseparents for 5 years at Boys Home. As a married couple, they work in separate cottages during their shifts and live on campus when they’re off shift. They’ve impacted many lives during their 5 years here at Boys Home.
Click HERE to read a article published in the Roanoke Times about the Center for Applied Trades at BoysHome and the importance of teaching trades today. Mr. Wheatley explains how trades training is becoming a prominent part of the Boys Home Story.
We are excited to announce that we were chosen as one of two recipients for this year’s St. Nicholas Day Appeal. Awarded annually by the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia, this grant supports the mission and ministry of the Church and is entirely funded by donations from members of the Diocese.
The grant we received this year provided furnishings for our newly renovated Darling Cottage, which houses eight of our older boys and their two houseparents. The other recipient was a lunch program founded and hosted by Trinity Episcopal Church in Staunton.
Pictured below is some of the furniture purchased with the grant. We are very thankful to everyone who supported the St. Nicholas Day Appeal and very thankful to the Dioceses for blessing us as a recipient.