It Sure Makes a Difference When You Know Somebody Cares!
Meet Jonathan and Ellie, two former YBGR students who are thriving in college with the help of Yellowstone Foundation’s Alumni Scholarships and our cover story in the latest edition of the Wrangler Newsletter. Ranch CEO, Mike Chavers, shares recent memorial events. Bill Hritsco, Foundation President, has great year-end gift-planning ideas. We also have a round-up... Read More
September 12th was a beautiful Sunday for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Robbie Chapel at Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch. The special chapel service was recorded, and the video of the commemoration event can be viewed here: yellowstonefoundation.org/chapel50/ Thanks to all the friends and family that were able to attend, and to all those... Read More
After over a year of lock-down, quarantine, and restricted access, the YBGR campus is again opening to visitors on July 1st.
The Stephen Paul Healing Plaza, just west of the Robbie Chapel, is the centerpiece on campus. A beautiful outdoor space with circular seating centered around the Rock Ceremony water feature is a natural gathering place for family and friends to meet. Sadly, the fountain no longer functions and many of the plantings have died.
The Healing Plaza is in urgent need of repairs and fresh landscaping in anticipation of summer activities, visitors, and celebrations.
help us make the healing plaza a beautiful campus centerpiece again!Read More
Ready for Winter
Winter in Montana requires winter clothing. Approximately 3 in 4 children in YBGR programs are considered low income and many of the kids who arrive at the Ranch do not have any clothing suitable for the cold or snow. Yellowstone Foundation strives to have a fund available for both the Ranch and Yellowstone Academy to... Read More
Secret Santas Needed
The Secret Santa Shopping Trip has been a cherished tradition at Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch for the past 50 years. Each December, YBGR staff take children in the Residential Treatment Program on a special shopping experience. YBGR kids get to select their own Christmas gifts of much needed clothes, shoes, underwear and outerwear. After... Read More
Ping Pong in the Plaza
Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch is seeking to add a Stone Age Concrete Ping Pong Table in McFarlane Plaza on the YBGR campus. These tables are designed to handle the abuse from high use public places, even that of troubled teens, while still holding their innovative edge and beautiful finish for countless hours of activity,... Read More
2022 YBGR Calendar
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On Our Wish List: Tractor
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