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Blessings of Supporting Boys Ranch

Blessings of Supporting Boys Ranch Written by Randall and Janet Treadwell- Donors of Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch It was 21 years ago when a friend invited us to the Annual Boys Ranch Rodeo. We saw the ...
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Coming Together as a Family Woven by God

Conversations from the chapel By Senior Chaplain Mike Wilhelm One of the joys I have experienced over the years is praying with kids at our Sunday morning chapel services. After the message, I’ll turn away from ...
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Fresh Start Leads to Building Confidence and Character

Fresh Start Leads to Building Confidence and Character Over the course of four years, Donte has transformed from a shy 13-year-old newcomer to a confident and accomplished young man. Donte’s journey at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch ...
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Chief Program Officer Receives National Honor

Catherine Hershey Administrator of the Year Having been at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch since 2007, Michelle Maikoetter, chief program officer, was given one of the highest honors for those working in residential childcare. At the 2023 ...
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Resident Turned Houseparent Turns Focus to Higher Education

Resident Turned Houseparent Turns Focus to Higher Education Within the vibrant narrative of Boys Ranch history, 29-year-old Josh’s story stands out as a compelling chapter. A graduate of Boys Ranch High School in 2013, Josh’s journey ...
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The Heart of Our Mission: The Importance of Family at Boys Ranch

President’s Message Dear Friends, As we begin a new year, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the importance of family. At Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch we believe that every child deserves a loving ...
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