Bonnie Riley and Kathryn Arnold have joined the Ben's Ranch Foundation Board.

Ben’s Ranch Foundation Elects New Board Members

Ben’s Ranch Foundation has elected two new members to its Board of Directors. The Indiana nonprofit connects teens struggling with mental health challenges to jobs on farms and in stables and equine therapy facilities. The jobs help give the teens purpose and exposure to the healing powers of animals and

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Keep Kids in Mind

Pandemic taking toll on mental health of young   This article originally ran in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette.     The young people our nation is relying on to take the reins of our future economy are at an alarming crossroads. Research shows the emotional and mental impact of the pandemic goes

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Brose McVey speaking at podium

Brose McVey Speaks in Support of Indiana Behavioral Health Commission

Brose McVey, the founder of Ben’s Ranch Foundation, spoke at the House Health Committee meeting on February 12, 2020, to support Senate bill 273 which establishes the Indiana behavioral health commission.  Brose cited the importance of promoting legislation that can help support schools and other institutions that are impacted by

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Amazon Smile Program

Who doesn’t love the speed and ease of shopping with Amazon? What’s even better? Shopping in a way that raises money for your favorite cause! And, it doesn’t cost you an extra nickel! Sound too good to be true? We thought so too… Here’s how it works: When you shop

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This Ask Won’t Cost a Dime!

You can do a lot for kids in need….with just the click of your mouse Sure, we need your financial support, but right this moment you can help us in a way that might prove even more important, and it won’t cost a dime. We need additional dedicated volunteers who

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All Hands on Deck

You don’t have to be a private farm or ranch to partner with Ben’s Ranch Foundation and make a huge difference for teens. For example, Noblesville, Indiana’s K-Trails Equestrian Adventures is a great example. Their trail riding program operates at Strawtown Koteewi Park in partnership with Hamilton County Parks and Recreation. K-Trails

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Finding Stress Relief Outdoors

Many know the stress today’s teens face during the school year. However, summer can come with its own set of challenges. With Americans spending more and more of their time indoors, nothing can upset a parent quite like watching their teen sit inside on a nice summer day. But getting

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Farm Work as Therapy for Troubled Youth

Check out Gary Truitt’s story on Ben’s Ranch in Hoosier AG Today. Truitt writes about the origins of Ben’s Ranch and the importance of having good farm families. We are thankful to Hoosier AG Today for helping to spread the mission of Ben’s Ranch. Find the article here.

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