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Story of the Week – Session 7

Summer 2021 was one for the books.  We feel more encouraged than ever and thankful for all that God is doing here at Wildwood.  It’s truly incredible how each year just gets better and better.  God’s promise rings true that…

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Story of the Week – Session 6

Session six of summer programming has been full of the evidences of God’s handiwork. We appreciate your continued prayers for our staff as they deal with many difficult stories and situations. We also value your ongoing prayers for the youth…

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Story of the Week – Session 5

Waterloo week is always one of our favorites since we’ve gotten to build such solid relationships with the students there.  Our staff consistently share about how much growth they’ve seen in the students from Waterloo and how encouraging it is…

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Story of the Week – Session 4

Another week at The Ranch and another story of transformation.  Listen to this story about a student from this past week who got to experience renewed joy and hope… One of our ranchers, Caleb (we’ll call him Caleb for confidentiality…

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Story of the Week – Session 3

We are 3 weeks into programming and the story book of transformation from the summer just keeps getting thicker!  We’re excited to share with you all a story about a rancher from this past week named Annie (we’ll call her…

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Story of the Week – Session 1

Our bunkbeds are filled with students again and our hearts are overflowing with gratefulness that summer has arrived!  Week one was INCREDIBLE! We definitely noticed even more excitement from our ranchers than usual which was likely due to how hard…

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Recap: Wild About the Child Shindig

Thank you so much to those of you who joined us for our Wild About the Child Shindig on May 1st. Thanks to your generosity, we had a record-setting evening and raised more support than ever before! That means we’ll…

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Mark Your Calendars for May 1st

Summer is right around the corner and with it, hundreds of children that are in need of love, shelter, protection, food and educational assistance at Wildwood Hills Ranch of Iowa. The Ranch serves vulnerable youth year-round at our 400-acre safe…

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Spring is Here! By: Buop Reat

It’s officially springtime! A couple of weeks ago we had our young leaders’ boys retreat – this is a 24-hour retreat for boys 13-18 in our leadership program. The young leaders in attendance spent some time outside playing basketball, gaga…

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