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Keep Calm…They’re Girl Scouts! (10/06/16)

Girl Scouts do a lot more than sell cookies! They also enjoy horseback riding, hiking, karate, outdoor ropes courses and, of course, serve the community! One of our amazing house parents, Nicole Savino, along with two other ladies has started a Boulder City Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada troop! It will include Daisies, Brownies and Juniors (K-5) and all […]

Gaining Confidence With New Clothes for School! (Update 9/28/16)

Long-time supporter of St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, Kathy Beehn, takes our children shopping for school clothes every year and this year was no exception! With the help of her “Angels”, she organized a day of shopping, lunch and a fashion show starring the children in their new clothes!  

Visitors to Campus! (Blog update 09/14/16)

We have lots of visitors to our campus! There are some that just want to learn more about what we do here and how they can help our kids, like Quillin, Advertising, Public Relations and Social Media. They toured the Ranch on Friday to find out more about how we serve abused and neglected children here in Southern Nevada […]

Community Organization Takes Interest in St. Jude’s Ranch for Children!

Hooters Hotel & Casino was on campus learning more about what we do here and making a film to show what makes us different from other foster care facilities to educate others. The film crew interviewed staff, toured the Ranch, hung out with the kids and even hosted dinner! Thank you for visiting us, Hooters!

Fox 5 Television Station Tour!

Fox 5 Las Vegas hosted a tour of their studios for our children in order to inspire future news teams. The kids learned about the news industry, got to hang out in the green room and even tried some news anchoring! Thank you, Fox 5, for teaching our kids they can do anything–even be on […]

Our fearless kids take on Slotzilla!

Slotzilla Charity Challenge 2016 partnered Fremont Street with CBS Radio to benefit our kids! The children loved riding the Slotzilla ziplines and we made $16,500 for their benefit!  What an awesome day!

Technology Meets Old-Fashioned Fun!

Our sibling preservation program, Child Focus, did a little hiking with the Apple Stores volunteers from the Fashion Show!  They enjoyed a beautiful day which included a scavenger hunt set up on iphones!  

A beautiful poem from one of our beautiful teens!

Please read what one of our kids wrote and delivered at a special appreciation lunch the kids gave to the staff of St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, and you will never wonder why we love coming to work everyday. Poem by Sam

Enjoying Their Summer!

Some really exciting things have been happening for the kids this summer! Some were able to visit Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay.   Others were able to enjoy at visit to Six Flags! Our sibling preservation program (Child Focus) brought together siblings separated in foster care from all over Nevada to enjoy a week of hiking, horseback riding, swimming, archery […]

Summer Fun!

Thanks to YOU generous donors and kind volunteers who want to ensure our kids enjoy their summer, they have been doing just that! Recently they enjoyed splashing around at Cowabunga Bay with siblings separated in foster care and fished, tubed and boated at Lake Mead. Thank you to everyone who made this possible!