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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 the pervasiveness of mental health issues currently impacting

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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 on Amazon through their AmazonSmile page, the AmazonSmile

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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 share our passion to our already impressive crew.

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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 has teamed up with Ben’s Ranch to create

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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 teens out of the house and off their

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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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Indiana father recruiting farms to assist teens in need of help

By STAN MADDUX Indiana Correspondent CARMEL, Ind. — A new program aimed at helping mentally troubled teenagers by having them spend a summer on a farm or ranch is about to begin – a host family with a ranch outside Denver, Colo., has been lined up, while talks are ongoing with potential host families in Indiana on farms

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Mental Health Awareness Week

We wanted to share this video that a few students and guidance counselors created to kick off mental health awareness week at Fishers High School in Fishers, Indiana. Click “Read More” to see the video.

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