News Releases

Award Winner Spotlights

Every year, it’s a tradition at the Youth Ranches to recognize and honor the achievements of our young men and women at our annual awards banquets. It’s exciting to see...

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New Priorities: Antonio’s Story

When new kids arrive at the Ranch, sometimes it can take a little while for them to adjust. They’re in a new home with new people, and our program runs...

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Savannah’s journey at the Youth Ranches helped her understand what it means to be proud of herself. Watch as she shares her story of growth and her dreams for the future.

Jason has been at the Youth Ranches for over six years. We’ve watched him grow into a confident young man with big plans for the future. Watch as this Rancher shares his journey of growth and maturity.

Every year, our summer camp programs throughout Florida impact the lives of thousands of young men and women. Our camps offer youth a unique summer camp experience that builds self-esteem, teamwork and leadership skills. Kids have the chance to build strong relationships with the deputies and law enforcement officers from their own communities who volunteer as camp mentors.

WWE Wrestler Thaddeus Bullard, aka Titus O’Neil, tells how the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches helped him become the man he his today.

Former Youth Rancher Victoria Hardina, now a photographer with a master’s degree, shares how the Youth Ranches changed her life.

Tyler shares how living at the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches has given him the opportunity to succeed.

As resident of the Boys Ranch in the 1960s, Bill Riggins shares how the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches changed his life.

60 years of Mending Lives, Healing Hearts. In celebration of our 60th anniversary, we sat down with alumni from different decades to hear their stories and with Youth Ranches President Bill Frye, who shares his vision for our organization’s future. #Celebrate60

A wife, mother of 3, and business owner living in Tampa Bay, Teri shares how her teen years at the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches changed her life, shaping her into who she is today.