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August 6, 2015 - $50,000 Matching Gift through 9/1/15

The BCV is the recipient of a $50,000 matching gift to support our Back-to-School fundraiser.  This means that any gift designated for Back-to-School between now and September 1, 2015 will be doubled.  Please consider giving today to take advantage of the wonderful opportunity to have twice the impact on the lives of children and families we serve.  Also, click here to read our Back-to-School letter telling your Lauren's story. 

July 8, 2015 - Clarke College Alumni Memorial Gift

Mr. Paul Lee, representing the Clarke College Alumni Association, presents a check in memory of Juanita West, who was twice a faculty member of Clarke College and very involved in the work at Camp Garaywa in Clinton, MS, to Dr. Rory Lee, BCV Executive Director, to provide a scholarship for a female resident to attend Camp Garaywa this summer.  To learn more about the Clarke College Alumni Association please visit

May 27, 2015 - Mother's Day Gift

BCV Executive Director, Dr. Rory Lee, is presented with a check for $10,415.31 which was collected during the BCV Annual Mother's Day Offering by FBC Vicksburg. Also pictured (L-R) is Clark McNair whose mother was a resident of The Baptist Children's Village formerly The Baptist Orphanage; Lee; David Blackledge, Executive Pastor; and Ashton Thompson, Chairman of the Exe. Committee. Not pictured is Dr. Matt Buckles, Pastor and President of the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

April 13, 2015 - 2015 Mother's Day Annual Offering

Every year The Baptist Children's Village provides a safety net for children whose family trees are broken.  We know that changing one life changes generations and together we can build new family trees.  The Mississippi Baptist Convention has designated Mother's Day, May 10, 2015 as the day of emphasis for The Baptist Children's Village.  You can pray for the children in our care and the staff that work with them, as well as, give a gift to support the Mother's Day Annual Offering.  To order materials to promo

March 13, 2015 - VBS 2015

FREE Vacation Bible School name tags from The Baptist Children's Village. There are two themes. One to compliment the Lifeway theme and one generic for all curriculum. There are also opportunities for BCV speakers to come to your church and for VBS mission projects.
Please follow this link to go to our VBS order form.

February 19, 2015 - MS Widows Sons Grand Chapter Gift

Chris Yon, President of Mississippi Widows Sons Grand Chapter, presented a $1,500 gift to The Baptist Children's Village.  Bill Tate, BCV Campus Director for the Farrow Manor Campus in Coldwater, MS and Reedy Acres Campus in Water Valley, MS accepted the check on behalf of the ministry.

February 19, 2015 - Valentine's Day Gifts

The students of the Madison Central High School Interact Club for providing Valentine goodie bags for the residents on all seven campuses of The Baptist Children's Village.

November 3, 2014 - A Child's Sacrifice

Thank you to 9 year-old Owen Makamson for sharing his birthday with the boys and girls at The Baptist Children's Village. Owen asked his friends to bring snacks and sports drinks for The BCV children rather than bring gifts to him. What a generous and kind young man!

October 9, 2014 - Updated Project Ideas

We have updated our project ideas list.  Please follow this link to learn more. 

October 3, 2014 - Mississippi Gives Day

The Baptist Children's Village is participating in Mississippi Gives Day, December 10, 2014. Mississippi Gives Day is a statewide day of giving initiative which takes place during a 24-hour period each December. Donations are accepted year-round through the website with a goal to inspire and unite Mississippians in supporting local nonprofits.Your donation to participating 501(c)3 nonprofits on this website is tax deductible.