Father Flanagans Boys Home dba Boys Town Overview
Founded in 1917 by Father Edward J. Flanagan, Boys Town provides children and families with services in their own homes, or, when necessary, family-like out-of-home services to children with special treatment needs across the nation. Mission: Changing the way America cares for children and families by providing and promoting a continuum of care that strengthens body mind, and spirit. Vision: America’s beacon of healing and hope, strengthening children and families through life-changing care.
Since Father Flanagan first began helping children, Boys Town has been a good steward for its donors, providing cost-effective, cost-efficient programs based on traditional family values that have an immediate and long-term impact.
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Unlike most Wikipedia articles, that one referenced is locked and can neither be added to nor edited, which in and of itself is suspicious, and lends credibility to to the allegations. The article is clearly biased, as it describes the book on the coverup by Nick Bryant as having been "rejected by ... more »
In response to the accusation about Boys Town sexual scandal, I'd like to suggest going to the Wikipedia link provided below that says this accusation is unfounded. Judge for yourself. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_child_prostitution_ring_allegations... more »Review from CharityNavigator
I have given donations to Boys Town in the past and supported their work. However, tonight my husband told me about a scandal involving Boys Town and their involvement and complicity in abuse of the children in their care. Google "Franklin" and "Boys Town" for various articles. Some artidcles I ... more »Review from CharityNavigator