Boys Ranch

A welder works in a blue light.

Good, Honest Jobs

Youth learn life lessons, trade skills and work ethics through Experiential Learning Programs. One summer day, Nathan stood in front of Keely Miller’s desk and spread out his hands. They were covered with oil and engine …

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Lance Purcell with his family

Teamwork as a Principle

The chairman of the Boys Ranch board believes in building teams. Lance Purcell is a team builder. It’s a skill he developed when he graduated from law school and started working with a lawyer in Canyon, …

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Senior Girls Honored at Tea

The tradition celebrates 20 years with gifts and a message from Queen Elizabeth. For 20 years, a special tea tradition has been making senior girls at Boys Ranch feel like queens. This year, the Queen of …

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Trailer full of watermelons

Gifts From the Heart

Longtime donor Harold Courson focuses on thoughtful gifts for the children at Boys Ranch. About 30 years ago, Harold Courson saw a truck on the side of the road, saw the load of watermelons and had …

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Fish Tacos for Change

Time spent fishing and cooking gives houseparents the opportunity to ‘do life’ with the kids. When the young fishermen of Hamilton Home pull fish out of one of the lakes at Boys Ranch, houseparent Adam Kinnon …

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Aerial view of Boys Ranch 2015

Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch Board Announces New CEO

AMARILLO, Texas – The Board of Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch has hired Richard Nedelkoff, a leader of youth and family service organizations for almost 30 years, to serve as Cal Farley’s new President and Chief Executive …

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