Idaho Youth Ranch Receives $10,000 Grant from The CarMax Foundation

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Sep 25, 2018 9:53:59 AM

We are honored to announce that Idaho Youth Ranch was nominated and selected as the recipients of a $10,000 grant from The CarMax Foundation. We are so honored and grateful to receive this generous grant that will help provide support and healing to Idaho’s most vulnerable children.

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Buy a Home. Give a Home.

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Sep 5, 2018 4:11:25 PM

We always feel so fortunate to receive so much incredible support from our community. Without support from generous partners, we wouldn't be able to help as many kids through our therapeutic services and residential programs. Recently, our network of community support grew when we met Suzi Boyle and Max Mohammadi.

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erstad ARCHITECTS Donates Winnings From Bocce Ball Tournament

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 27, 2018 10:37:00 AM

 

We'd like to give a HUGE thank you to our wonderful friends at erstad ARCHITECTS who generously donated $2,200 to Idaho Youth Ranch after winning a charity bocce ball tournament.

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Katie's Success Story

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 21, 2018 5:35:00 PM

When Katie first came to the Ranch Campus, she had no intention of ever returning home. Adopted as a teenager, she feared that her parents loved their biological kids more and the resulting conflicts had torn the family apart. Her intention was to complete the Ranch program, move into independent living, attend college, and never look back.

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It's a Money Thing

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 14, 2018 10:32:26 AM

Hard won financial lessons are some of the most important things you learn growing up. Young people from all walks of life get caught in financial traps and struggle to support themselves independently when they turn 18. The goal at Idaho Youth Ranch is to provide the young people in our programs with ALL the skills they need transition successfully into adulthood. 

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Koda's Success Story

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Aug 10, 2018 5:21:00 PM

Koda came to the Ranch Campus at 16 years old, so full of fight that the staff almost resorted to discharging him early for the safety of the other residents. “I had a whole bunch of anger problems,” he said, “It kind of ran in the family.” His home life on a rural ranch revolved around conflict with his mom and brothers, but fortunately, it also gave him a budding passion for horses and cowboy crafts. Koda credits the Ranch’s Equine Therapy with helping him understand for the first time that anger was something he could choose to control. Trauma can be transformed. Koda learned how to transform his trauma into something positive.

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How You Can Help Foster Children in Need

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

To promote National Foster Care Awareness, we wanted to share some information you can use to get involvedCentered 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!

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Planned Charitable Giving 101

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Mar 28, 2018 11:28:05 AM

 With changes in tax laws in 2017, many Americans are left wondering how they can reach their philanthropic goals without compromising their tax benefits. There are several options that will help you do both. 

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Your Fred Meyer Rewards Card Helps IYR Kids & Families

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Feb 25, 2018 12:00:00 AM

If you have a Fred Meyer Rewards card, you are just one step away from helping Idaho’s at-risk kids and families every time you shop.

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Jerry Finds His Path

Posted by Idaho Youth Ranch on Nov 10, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Jerry Finds His Path

Very few success stories move in straight lines that never waver. For many of the kids we work with at IYR, the path to a promising future includes some setbacks and challenges along the way.

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