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The Greatest Adventures Hold the Greatest Surprises

By Mike Wilhelm, Senior Chaplain I can’t imagine a greater adventure than leaving home. Dozens of kids do it every year to come to Boys Ranch. Leaving home for new opportunities is often exciting, but it ...
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Inheritance of the Heart: Donors Find Connection in Boys Ranch

A dash of excitement in their lives brought Estelle and Jimmy Kincaid together years ago, and the adventure of life at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch is what led them to give financially over the years. Estelle ...
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Overcoming Obstacles, On and Off the Course

As participants ran or walked through powdered color throughout the course, volunteers assisted them in where to go. The entire course was dubbed as “challenge by choice,” meaning participants could opt out if they wanted to ...
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Embracing the Spirit of Adventure

  By Richard NedelkoffBoys Ranch President and CEO Greetings in the name of compassion, hope, and adventure! As we step into a new season of purpose and growth at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, I am delighted ...
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Twice as Nice: Sisters Celebrate College Graduations Same Week

While making a new home at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch wasn’t what a trio of sisters initially wanted, the activities and opportunities at the campus allowed them to work through their feelings and find  their strengths.  ...
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Roy and CC during their time at Boys Ranch

Roy: A Fresh Course for His Life

In 1988, Roy was a scrawny kid with an adventurous spirit and nervous knees knocking together as he stepped onto Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch for the first time. His single mother struggled to feed her four ...
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