Why I Give

Posted  by  Idaho Youth Ranch on May 22, 2020 3:12:18 PM


I support Idaho Youth Ranch because I believe that all people have a basic need to be encouraged and to feel loved.   Knowing that there are people who care and are willing to help can make all the difference.   We do this through parenting, teaching and mentoring.  We can also do this through giving of our resources to help the programs provided through Idaho Youth Ranch flourish and succeed.  This is such a difficult time in our world and I realized that by social distancing some of us have a little more disposable income, money that we are not spending on vacations, theater, restaurants, or whatever we had filled our lives with.

5 Reasons to Still Make a Tax-Deductible Donation Before End of Year

Posted  by  Idaho Youth Ranch on Nov 13, 2019 8:42:21 AM


Did you know that, in 2018, charitable giving decreased by roughly 6% in the first quarter compared to the same quarter the year before? Year-over-year data showed that new donors decreased by 12% as well. Why is this? Tax reform. A lot of people found themselves in a lower tax bracket, meaning their take-home pay increased, and their standard deduction was much more of a temptation than making itemized deductions.

Kendall Auto Group Makes Generous Donation to Idaho Youth Ranch

Posted  by  Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 9, 2019 3:14:03 PM



When North by Northwest , a local production company, needed a few vehicles for a video they were producing, they turned to the great folks at Kendall Auto Group . They asked Kendall Auto Group if they could use a few of their cars and pay them for them. Kendall Auto Group let them use the cars but said that they would rather the company give a nonprofit the funds instead as part of their Kendall Cares program.

How You Can Help Foster Children in Need

Posted  by  Idaho Youth Ranch on May 23, 2018 3:31:44 PM


In celebration of National Foster Care Awareness Month this May, we wanted to share some information you can use to get involved on these remaining days. Centered around youth advocacy, the Idaho Youth Ranch works with families and children to ensure they have access to the help, resources, and education they need to positively change the trajectory of their life. With nearly 1,800 children living in the Idaho foster care system, it’s never too late get involved by giving back!