There’s An Elephant Sitting On Me


There is more than one kind of poverty. When you direct a non-profit that is neck deep filling in gaps in rural poverty, lines blur as much as your eyes do from the stinging tears you constantly find yourself fighting back. The last few days my eyes are red a lot. The elephant sitting on … Continue reading There’s An Elephant Sitting On Me

Summer at the Ranch


Scott has been around the ranch and made a very inclusive list. We will add or take away from this list as work gets done.  How cool would it be for this blog post to be empty by the end of Summer? Let us know your project interest and when you are coming to do … Continue reading Summer at the Ranch

The Picnics Are Coming and More…


For most of our students, school is out or at least it will be after today. While many of our friends look forward to an easy-paced summer, at Empower Youth it is quite the opposite. Here is an update on what we have coming: It’s Camp Time! Our first students will be going to camp … Continue reading The Picnics Are Coming and More…

What you missed…


May 14, 2018 This has been a very busy week. Due to the fast paced ever changing world of Empower Youth, most of the cool stuff that’s happening makes it to facebook but never gets on our webpage. So here are some highlights: This past weekend, Empower Youth held our annual Send a Kid To … Continue reading What you missed…

Gone Fishing…


The weather has finally cleared and we are in deep at the ranch with work groups tackling projects we had hoped to get a good start on in April. Just a year ago we received the property. Wow, how time flies. Sometimes it seems as if it has been forever since we called the ranch … Continue reading Gone Fishing…

Empower Youth Has Been Roaring Like A Lion!


March is supposed to be in like a lion and out like a lamb but for Empower Youth we have been roaring like a lion for the entire month! There has been no rest this month. But we can’t say we have done our work behind the scenes as this month we have been recognized … Continue reading Empower Youth Has Been Roaring Like A Lion!