Entries by Jackie

Kathy’s Angels Foundation Takes Our Kids Back to School in Style!

Kathy’s Angels Foundation, founded by Kathy Beehn, has taken our kids “back to school” shopping for eight years!  Her foundation raises money specifically for the purpose of making sure our children have new clothes and shoes to build their confidence and succeed in school! We are so grateful to Kathy and her Angels for volunteering […]

Camp to Belong 2018!

Although the area had to be evacuated due to wild fires, our kids still got to enjoy a few days at beautiful Camp to Belong in California.  Thank you to all who made this adventure possible and brought siblings together for some summer camp fun! !  

Love in Action! Thank you, Macy!

What an amazing example of selflessness and generosity! 9-year-old Macy wanted to do something special “to show the love of Jesus” to the children of St. Jude’s Ranch for Children.  She decided that instead of asking for birthday presents for herself, she would ask for gifts for our kids! She received so many incredible gifts […]

Thank you Sprouts!

Thanks to a generous grant from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation, our Executive Director, Christina Vela, and Youth Care Program Director, Jessica Halling, were able to go shopping for lots of healthy and delicious treats for our children! Thank you to Sprouts Farmers Market for helping us care for our kids!

Central Church Makes Our Campus Beautiful!

Gotta love this cheerful group from Central Church in Henderson, Nevada, who worked tirelessly in the June heat to get some of our cottages ready for new residents and our offices ready for visitors!  Thank you Central Church for showing love in action!  You were a joy and an inspiration to have on our campus! […]

Splishing and Splashing at Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas!

Many thanks to our generous community partner, Cowabunga Bay Las Vegas, who invited 80 children in our sibling preservation program to reunite for a day of fun at the water park!  Fox 5 and the Las Vegas Review Journal were also there to cover the event.  Thank you for offering the opportunity for brothers and […]

Mental Health Awareness Day 2018!

We went green to break the stigma of dealing with mental health issues! The Behavioral Health Clinic on our campus at St. Jude’s Ranch for Children celebrated Mental Health Awareness Day by having fun activities like making slime and flying kites to help alleviate stress. Our clinic and trained staff provides the necessary tools for our children […]

Loving Mac King!

Wow! The laughs were coming a mile a minute when Win-Win Entertainment brought Mac King to perform for our children and staff recently! Thank you for bringing joy to our campus!                           

2nd Annual Wine, Women & Shoes!

We raised over $100,000 at Wine, Women and Shoes on Sunday, April 15th at Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa to benefit St. Jude’s Ranch for Children with the help of our amazing community partners, sponsors and attendees! Beautiful ladies sipped a variety of wines and tasted appetizers while shopping for jewelry, shoes and clothing […]

3rd Annual National Sibling Day!

National Sibling Day is the perfect day to celebrate family and give siblings separated in foster care some time together to just have fun!  Children enjoyed bounce houses, games, music, food and performers singing and doing magic.  Panda Express and Donut Mania made sure no one went hungry, Seaquest brought snakes, lizards and other lovely creatures for the […]