The children who come to us are experiencing so many different emotions—hopelessness, resignation, depression, anger. The danger is that these emotions can become their identity, their destiny. One of our greatest challenges at the Ranch is getting boys and girls to see beyond their struggles, to discover the greatness God has instilled in them, and to believe those ancient words of the prophet Jeremiah, “For I know the plans I have for you . . . plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” (Jeremiah 29:11).
So, our “why” at Eagle Ranch is to be part of something that is only possible through God and to be the hands and feet of Jesus to hurting children and families.
Read more in our 2017 Annual Report.