Page ContentA Legacy of Healing and HopeSince 1917, Boys Town’s mission has been to give at-risk children and families the love, support and education they need to succeed. Because we firmly believe that regardless of background and circumstances, every child and every family has the potential to thrive.Jason and AlondraJason and Alondra were caught in an unhealthy, abusive relationship. Fighting and alcohol abuse in front of their two-year-old daughter threatened to break their family apart. See how Boys Town In-Home Family Services helped this family back on track. There Are ThousandsPoverty, crime and addiction affect more than just those whom they touch directly; they affect society as a whole. When Boys Town saves an at-risk child, the positive effects ripple through the community. Learn more when you watch this animated video. What if You Grew Up on the Streets?How would your life have been different if you’d had to struggle just to make it through the day without getting beaten, robbed, shot… or worse? Sadly, many at-risk kids find false security in gangs or numb the pain with drugs and alcohol. This is where Boys Town comes in. With your help, we can give these children and their families the hope, support and tools they need to end the cycle of poverty, addiction and violence and prepare them for a successful future as productive members of their communities.