How Can You Help?
Hope Lives Youth Ranch is a registered 501 (c) 3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible.
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Most Common Needs
Buy a Hay Bale .... $10
Hay is one of our biggest expenses. We go through 100 bales a year for each horse!
Buy a Bag of Grain.... $30
We use Tribute Equine Nutrition's mineral balancer to make sure our horses have all the nutrients they need and their specially formulated fat supplement to keep everyone in excellent body condition.
Sponsor a Student.... $140
Sponsoring a student provides a scholarship for students who cannot afford sessions.
Red Heart Level Horse Sponsorship....$350
This sponsorship covers 6 months of expenses for one equine member of our team, including supplements, veterinary care, hoof care, and equipment. Our sessions could not happen without our healthy equine team!
Gold Heart Level Horse Sponsorhip....$700
This sponsorship covers 12 months of expenses for one equine member of our team, including supplements, veterinary care, hoof care, and equipment. Our sessions could not happen without our healthy equine team!
Donate an Item
We are happy to accept equipment donations at any time. Here are some items we are in need of frequently:
Grass Hay (email us to schedule drop off time)
ASTM certified riding helmets of a variety of sizes
Children's riding boots
Interactive toys for sessions (Ie: Pool Noodles, Hula-hoops, PVC poles 3" and bigger, foam balls, exercise balls, etc.)
Vet wrap, Elastikon, and 4" non-stretch gauze
Gift cards to Prairieland Feeds, Bellflower Feed Mill, Menards, or Lowes
We are not currently accepting donated horses at this time, but we will be happy to help you find an appropriate home if you need assistance.