Help From Above
Somewhere over Germany during the Second World War, Charles Aiken sat behind the turret of an A-20 gun ship. While firing at his target, he began reflecting on the German children that would be orphaned due to his war efforts. It was more than he could bear. At that moment Charles Aiken vowed to God that upon his return home, he would dedicate his life to providing a home to orphaned children. He honored that promise, and in 1958, the Boys Home of the South was established.
Today, the Boys Home of the South continues Charles’ work by providing neglected, abandoned, and abused boys with things life had never given them --- love, stability, and most importantly, a home! We consider it an honor to carry on what Charles Aiken called the most important mission he’d ever been a part of: that of …
Mending Boys ... Building Men!