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You can still make a difference in 2019

As the year comes to the end, we reflect on some big wins for the Arkansas Sheriffs’ Youth Ranches in 2019! 

  • Photo courtesy of www.amandafarris.org

    Nearly 60 children found a home and hope for a brighter future at the Ranch.

  • Two Ranch Seniors graduated from high school.
  • We had over 3,000 visitors to the Youth Ranch Pumpkin Patch.
  • Ranchers continue to help on the farm with new animals and a growing herd.
  • Many people celebrated weddings and special events at the Ranch’s events center and chapel.
  • We celebrated lots of birthdays, and our Ranchers had a wonderful Christmas!

But none of this would have been possible without friends like you investing in our mission!

Your year-end gift will help the Ranch finish 2019 strong and put us on a firm footing going into the New Year. Click here to make a year-end contribution.

Because the ASYR is almost entirely privately funded, we rely on support from friends like you to provide homes for children each year.


•  Click here to make a year-end gift or set up a monthly Hope Builder contribution. As a 501c3 nonprofit organization, all gifts made to the Ranches are tax deductible within the extent of the law.

•  Give by check. By far, the majority of the gifts received by the Ranches are by check. Checks made payable to ASYR may be mailed to PO Box 3964, Batesville, AR 72503. Postmark by December 31st for 2019 tax credit.

•  Give by phone. You can make a one-time gift or set up a monthly Hope Builder gift over the phone by calling 870-793-6841, ext. 300.

•  Spread the word. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and share the ASYR with your friends.

•  Donate gifts of stock or property. The Ranches can accept a variety of noncash gifts including appreciated stock or property. Contact Matt Cleveland at 501-940-3440 or matt@youthranches.com to learn more.

•  Make a special tax free gift via IRA. For those aged 70½ or older, you can make tax-favored charitable gifts from traditional and Roth IRA accounts. Click here, or contact Matt Cleveland at 501-940-3440 or matt@youthranches.com to learn more.

•  Set up a personal visit. If you have other ideas for a special gift to benefit the Ranches, let us know. Contact Matt Cleveland at 501-940-3440 or email matt@youthranches.com to set up a visit today!

Your year-end gift to the Ranches is an investment in Arkansas’s future. Every gift, no matter how large or small, is truly appreciated and is used to provide for all costs associated with raising a child. Together we can make a difference in the lives of even more children in 2020!

Wishing you and yours a New Year filled with love and kindness, from all of us at the Ranches!

About @YouthRanches

The Arkansas Sheriffs' Youth Ranches provide a loving, safe place to call home for children across Arkansas. Founded in 1976 by Arkansas sheriffs, ASYR has been home to more than 2,300 boys and girls from every corner of the state.