The Boys and Girls Ranches of Alabama
Charity Navigator has designated the Boys & Girls Ranches of Alabama as a Four Star Charity. Their ratings are based on a non-profit organization's financial health and commitment to transparency and accountability. We are one of only 18 charities in Alabama to receive their top rating.
We have also been awarded the 2019 Gold Seal of Transparency by GuideStar. We are proud to have received this designation by one of the premier nonprofit databases. Thank you for supporting us and the wonderful children in our care statewide.
There are many ways to be a supporter of the Boys and Girls Ranches of Alabama. Each plan is described below. If you need further information or assistance, please call or e-mail us.
We also accept PayPal if you prefer to use this secure method for your donations.
Ranch supporters can become honorary members of the Boys and Girls Ranches of Alabama for a $20 annual fee. The fee for business members is $50 annually.
By joining our 12 Star Monthly Giving Program you pledge a regular, monthly donation at a set amount that you can afford. Your monthly gifts will add up to make a real difference in the lives of the Ranch children.
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 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.
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.
There are several ways that you can give directly to the Ranches through payroll deduction. State Employees can give through the State Combined Campaign by selecting #999978. We also participate in the local campaign areas where each of our facilities are located. Some companies also choose to allow their employees to participate in payroll deduction charitable giving. If your company would like to start a payroll deduction program, please check with your human resources department and call our Administrative Office at 1-800-548-4256 with any questions.
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 an 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.