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Celebrate the Centennial – ​Be a Boys Town Advocate

Boys Town kids are everywhere. They are ​teachers, parents, engineers, artists. ​Given a ​second chance, help and healing, they have triumphed. Now, we need your help to spread the word about the ​amazing work Boys Town does ​every day — and has been doing for 100 years.

Share Our Stories

At Boys Town, we believe there ​are no ​bad children — only ​those who need compassion, ​understanding and a ​second chance. Over the past 100 ​​years, Boys Town has helped millions of children and families overcome ​difficult ​situations ​and triumph. Watch some of their stories, then share them ​on social media using #BoysTown100.


See Their Stories

Boys Town’s Moments in History

You might be surprised to discover that Boys Town’s founder, Father Flanagan, was a ​trailblazer. He ​​set ​the pace for Boys Town’s forward thinking and inclination toward innovation, which have marked the last century and continue to drive the organization.



A Road Much Traveled Road Much Traveled<img alt="" src="/100/get-involved/PublishingImages/Road-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
America's No.1 War Dad's No.1 War Dad<img alt="" src="/100/get-involved/PublishingImages/war-dad-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Boys Town Bus Town Bus<img alt="" src="/100/get-involved/PublishingImages/bus-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
First Family Home Family Home<img alt="" src="/100/get-involved/PublishingImages/first-fam-home-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Flanagan's Desk's Desk<img alt="" src="/100/get-involved/PublishingImages/Desk-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Father Flanagan’s Cross of Cong Flanagan’s Cross of Cong<img alt="" src="/100/get-involved/PublishingImages/cross-cong-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Girls' Track' Track<img alt="" src="/100/get-involved/PublishingImages/GirlsTrack-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Father Flanagan’s ​Kennedy Book Flanagan’s ​Kennedy Book<img alt="" src="/100/get-involved/PublishingImages/eng-slept-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
The Show Wagon Show Wagon<img alt="The Show Wagon" src="/100/get-involved/PublishingImages/show-wagon-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Father Flanagan Statue Flanagan Statue<img alt="" src="/100/PublishingImages/flanagan-statue-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />
Foundation Stone Stone<img alt="" src="/100/PublishingImages/foundation-stone-thumb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />


Help Us Write More Success Stories

What if you could help give an abused, abandoned or neglected child a second chance? If you could help a broken family heal and reunite? You can when you make a tax-deductible donation to Boys Town. Every dollar of your donation will go toward our youth and family services programs.

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