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Matthew

Children and Families

One of Eagle Ranch’s first residents, Matthew, recently returned to Eagle Ranch to visit his former houseparents, Tony and Trisha Dittmeier, and counselor, Bruce Burch. In 1985, 11-year-old Matthew rode along with family as another relative considered coming to Eagle Ranch. Matthew liked what he saw and decided the Ranch was the place for him. H...

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Doug and Diane Magnus

Supporters

"Invest in what you know." This is one of many valuable pieces of advice Diane Magnus learned from her daddy, Loyd Strickland. Sitting in the Chestnut Mountain office where Strickland beckoned Eddie Staub in 1983 to provide him some of the first seed money for Eagle Ranch, Diane shared a few fond memories of her dad and the Ranch. Joined by her hu...

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Kage

Children and Families

What does it take for a failing class clown who was expelled from school to make honor roll and set his sights on becoming a pediatric surgeon? For Kage, 14, the answer is simple: people who care. Smaller classes and individual attention from teachers helped Kage realize he was capable of making better grades. But the game changer was the relation...

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Soaring Wings Ranch

Wings

“I’m truly grateful for the Wings Initiative, as the knowledge gained from it has been a great resource for starting Soaring Wings Ranch, and as a result children are benefiting greatly.” Andrew Watson Founder and Executive Director Soaring Wings Ranch Conway, Arkansas

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The Joy house

The Joy House

Wings

The Blessing of Wisdom By Steve Lowe, Executive Director, The Joy House In 2004, The Joy House began building a relationship with Eagle Ranch, and it is hard to count all the ways we have benefited since that time. Most importantly, Eddie Staub has provided wisdom and counsel throughout our development from his perspective of leading ...

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