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Current Realities of Foster Care in Texas: How Lonesome Dove Ranch is Meeting the Needs of Foster Kids and Their Families

While the foster care system has been in a state of emergency for some time, the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed the Texas foster care system past its limits. Many foster homes, temporary shelters, and group homes have closed their doors due to increased scrutiny, lack...

A Letter from our Founder

This morning I walked by the area where the cross is located at the ranch. It just happened to be “mow day” here. Each week, a group of volunteers affectionately known as the “Lonesome Dove Lawn Boys” shows up to take care of the property. They are mostly retired...

Miracle

Dear Friend, As many of you know, Lonesome Dove Ranch is a place of healing for abused and exploited children, as well as a place of rest, resourcing, and restoration for small town pastors. The centerpiece of all that goes on at the ranch is a building we call our...

The Roundup Camp Update!

Royse City, Texas - June 12, 2018 - Check out this video update and see how you can help Lonesome Dove Ranch serve exploited children this summer. Because of a couple of generous donors that have given a matching gift of $20,000,...

It’s Time For Camp!

Just a few minutes ago a vendor that provides services to the ranch stopped by on a business call.  He said he “felt” something different about this place and wanted to know what it was all about.  The conversation quickly turned from business toward a moment of...
A Letter from our Founder

A Letter from our Founder

This morning I walked by the area where the cross is located at the ranch. It just happened to be “mow day” here. Each week, a group of volunteers affectionately known as the “Lonesome Dove Lawn Boys” shows up to take care of the property. They are mostly retired...

Miracle

Miracle

Dear Friend, As many of you know, Lonesome Dove Ranch is a place of healing for abused and exploited children, as well as a place of rest, resourcing, and restoration for small town pastors. The centerpiece of all that goes on at the ranch is a building we call our...

The Roundup Camp Update!

The Roundup Camp Update!

Royse City, Texas - June 12, 2018 - Check out this video update and see how you can help Lonesome Dove Ranch serve exploited children this summer. Because of a couple of generous donors that have given a matching gift of $20,000,...

It’s Time For Camp!

It’s Time For Camp!

Just a few minutes ago a vendor that provides services to the ranch stopped by on a business call.  He said he “felt” something different about this place and wanted to know what it was all about.  The conversation quickly turned from business toward a moment of...

We are almost there!

We are almost there!

Dear Friend of Lonesome Dove Ranch, As I write this update to you, we are at the halfway point of our summer camps. I am about to step away from the computer and walk into the dining hall where we will sing Happy Birthday to every camper and each one will get a...

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