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Staci's Story

When Staci was a young girl, an educator at her elementary school was concerned for her well-being when alerted to what was happening in her home life. But the right people stepped in, and what she discovered after arriving at Big Oak Ranch has stayed with her ever since. "Just because you come from an unstable environment doesn't mean you have to go back and relive those things."

"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28

 

Home is where our ministry takes place every day for our children, carried out by loving and patient houseparents, a mom and dad, whose full-time job is to look out for their well-being.

Our kids have experienced trials and hardships no child should have to face.

By the time many of them arrive at the Ranch, they are tired, weary and often overburdened by the demands placed on them at such a young age.

Helping kids simply be kids again

Due to many children at Big Oak having experienced abuse, neglect and abandonment, their minds are naturally focused on life's more urgent needs, but it's our goal that they unload that burden and find rest.

And not just any kind of rest, but intentional, life-giving rest that brings about immediate security and the ability to simply be a kid again. 

It's the kind of rest that gives them a good night's sleep in a safe home where they are loved and cared for. And most importantly, it's the kind of rest that restores the soul and reminds them of the purpose God has for their lives. 

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In our homes, we are breaking the cycle of pain our children have known, redirecting their future toward the plan God has for their lives. We are giving children a chance and seeing God bring change that will last for generations.

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The construction of each home at Big Oak is fully funded before we ever break ground.

 
And you have the opportunity to partner with us in sustaining the annual operations of our homes.

Your investment helps cover the daily operational needs for a home of six to eight children. This includes equipping each home with full-time houseparents, home and vehicle maintenance, utilities, fuel, landscaping, furniture, appliances and property, auto and liability insurance. It also provides for family expenses such as outings, vacations and much more.
 
The cost of operating one of our homes is $250,000 per year.

Even more important, your donation will give the six to eight children in each of our homes the chance to trade chaos for childhood, loneliness for belonging and hurt for hope.

So many children need help and hope.

There are more than three million children across the country in need of intervention. We are currently addressing this great need by raising the children placed in our care at Big Oak Boys’ Ranch and Big Oak Girls’ Ranch and equipping other like-minded ministries to do the same through Planting Oaks.

We are also growing strategically and responsibly to serve more children in need.

Your investment helps us make an immediate and lasting impact in the lives of more children who need a chance, a home and hope. It positions us with strength, helping us fulfill our mission regardless of external economic conditions and challenges.

Your investment will have an eternal impact. You will be a part of redirecting cycles of abuse, neglect and abandonment toward Gospel hope on display through the family — forever changing the generations that come after us.

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We are also growing strategically and responsibly in order to serve more children in need.

Your investment helps us make an immediate and lasting impact in the lives of more children who need a chance. It positions us with strength, helping us fulfill our mission regardless of external economic conditions and challenges.

Your investment will have an eternal impact. You will be a part of redirecting cycles of abuse, neglect and abandonment toward Gospel hope on display through the family — forever changing the generations that come after us.

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Julian's Story

When Julian came to Big Oak Ranch at age 11, he knew he was finally safe. “I didn’t have to look over my shoulder anymore.”

 

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Join us in raising one full year of operating funds for the four new homes under development at Big Oak Ranch.