Giving To The Ranches
There are many ways to be a supporter of the Alabama Sheriffs' Youth Ranches. Each plan is described below. If you need further information or assistance, please call or e-mail us.
Text 2 Give
You can make a donation using your cell or smart phone. By texting the word "ranch" to 85944 you can make a $10.00 donation to the Alabama Sheriffs Youth Ranches. After texting you will be asked to text yes to confirm the donation.
Ranch supporters can become honorary members of the Alabama Sheriffs' Association for a $20 annual fee. The fee for business members is $50 annually. Members receive a membership card, a Sheriffs' star windshield decal and a Ranch bumper sticker.
You can print a Honorary Membership application form to fill out and mail in. Honorary Membership Application
The Ranches appreciate gifts of materials and services as well as cash. Examples of material gifts would include anything from property, clothing, washers and dryers, furniture, lawn equipment or other types of equipment, livestock, home furnishings, and recreational equipment. If you would like to donate non-monetary items to the Ranches please click here to fill out an informational form and someone from the Ranches will call you or you may call the Administrative Office in Montgomery at 1-800-548-4256 and they will arrange to have your items picked up.
You can donate many different types of vehicles to the Youth Ranches and utilize tax savings benefits in the process. In general, you can claim the fair market value of your vehicle on your itemized federal tax return, but for specific information on your tax benefits, please contact your tax advisor or go to IRS.gov. Types of vehicles we can accept include automobiles, tractors, and boats. If you would like to donate a vehicle, please click here to fill out an informational form and someone from the Ranches will call you or you may call the Administrative Office in Montgomery at 1-800-548-4256 and they will arrange to have your vehicle picked up. Vehicle Donation Form
Honor and Memorial Gifts
Honor and memorial gifts are wonderful tributes to loved ones as well as a great investment in precious young lives. These donations are given in memory of a person or as a remembrance of a special occasion. A card of acknowledgment is promptly sent to the person or family being remembered.
Gifts in Kind
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, we appreciate the generosity of our local community. If your company or organization is interested in sponsoring an event, donating goods, food, items or time to your local Ranch, please contact the administration office or send us a e-mail.
Does your company offer a matching gift program? You can often double the impact of your charitable gift by accessing your employer's matching gift program. Please contact your company's human resource or payroll department for information.