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HOW WE DO IT

100% full scholarship summer programming for kids and year-round leadership development for older students allow children to learn love, hope and new life skills through positive role modeling and hands-on experiences. We also serve families and veterans through our equestrian therapy program.

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WHY WE DO IT

God has a plan for each of us. Helping our kids overcome what the world has shown them helps them get back on a path of seeking God’s direction for their life. These children are our future neighbors, employees and community members. Every child matters. And while we can’t change their past, we can help transform their future.

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When we’re not pouring ourselves into Iowa’s at-risk youth, our beautiful facility is available to you. Impact your organization with the same stunning surroundings and incredible team that help transform the lives of Iowa’s youth! 

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LATEST BLOG/NEWS View all »

A Look at The Ranch Garden

The Program One of the several educational rotations at The Ranch for our students at risk is our agriculture/wellness program. The Ranch has a large green house and garden facility funded largely by Hy-vee’s One-Step Garden program and the Iowa…

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Exciting Fall News!

Fall is Here Greetings from The Ranch! It’s hard to believe that the season of going back to school and crunchy, falling leaves is almost upon us. As we launch into the Fall season, there is much to be thankful…

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Grace’s Story

Summer Programming Conclusion Today wraps up our final session of summer programming for the youth that we serve. We are already planning for and looking forward to the next season. Around the corner are monthly leadership retreat weekends, after-school equine…

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Story of Week Six

Leadership development and team building are two integral components of what The Ranch instills in the youth that attend our summer and year-round weekend sessions. One way that we teach team building and communication skills is through a high ropes…

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