ASYR IN THE NEWS: Home on the range
In case you missed it, the Ranch was recently featured in a wonderful article in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Home on the Range
For 41 years, the Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranch has taken children with nowhere to go and turned them into productive adults.
BETHESDA — The Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranch sits on more than 500 acres in rural Independence County. There are barns and cottages, rolling pastures and a herd of Hereford cattle. There’s a basketball court, goats and chickens.
It’s easy to see why a group of lawmen in the mid-’70s saw this secluded, idyllic setting as a home for children who often came from places not nearly as peaceful…
Click here to read the full story and see the all of the photos from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette article by reporter Sean Clancy.
You can help raise a Rancher!
Since 1976, the Ranch has helped raise more than 2,050 boys and girls with the help of friends like YOU. With your support, the Ranch can continue to raise children who come from homes torn apart by abuse and neglect. Your gift to the Ranch, no matter how small, can make a BIG impact on a child’s life.
Join us as we raise a new generation of Ranchers! It’s quick and easy to make a one-time gift or set up an automatic monthly contribution. Click here or text the word ranch to 41444 to make a gift today!
Did you know that a monthly contribution of just $25 can help provide:
• New shoes for up to six of our boys and girls
• A monthly allowance for one child
• Caps and gowns for all of our graduates
• Birthday gifts for 12 children
• Feed for our goats and other farm animals for one month
You can make a difference in the life of a child. Click here to become a Hope Builder with your monthly gift to the Ranches.