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invest in the buckeye ranch

Your investment in The Buckeye Ranch is as important and unique as the children, youth, and families we serve. There are many ways you can contribute to the important work we do in the community every day.


Our Impact

At The Buckeye Ranch, we believe in creating lasting positive change. Through our wide range of programs and services, we have helped countless children, youth, and families find hope, healing, and a path toward success. Our evidence-based interventions and therapeutic approaches have a proven track record of improving lives, nurturing resilience, and fostering healthy communities.

Why Invest?

Investing in The Buckeye Ranch means investing in a brighter future for children, youth, and families in need. Your contribution will support:

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Comprehensive Programs: Your investment will enable us to continue offering a comprehensive array of programs, including outpatient therapy, residential treatment, educational support, and community-based services.

Cutting-Edge Services: We are committed to staying at the forefront of research and innovation in mental and behavioral health. Your support will drive the development and implementation of cutting-edge therapies and interventions.

Expansion of Reach: With your investment, we can extend our reach to more communities and individuals who need our services, ensuring that no one is left behind in their journey toward healing.

Facility Enhancement: Upgrading our facilities allows us to create nurturing environments that aid the healing process. Your contribution can help us provide safe and comfortable spaces for those in our care.

Training and Professional Development: Our staff plays a critical role in our success. By investing in training and development programs, you help us maintain a highly skilled and compassionate team.

Every investment leaves hope

how to invest

direct donation

Make a one-time or recurring donation to support our ongoing programs and initiatives.

Project Sponsorship

Choose a specific project or program you are passionate about and direct your investment toward its success. To learn more, email

In-Kind Donations

The Buckeye Ranch accepts new bedding, clothing, shoes, hygiene products, and other urgent need items for our youth.

Partnership Opportunities

Explore partnership opportunities for businesses and organizations looking to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve. To learn more, email

Events and Giving Program Opportunities

We offer a number of events and donations programs through the year. These include becoming a sponsor or purchasing tickets for our annual A Positive Note event, donating to our annual Hope for the Holidays program, supporting our yearly Community Day, pledging a commitment to Homeruns for Hometown Kids, and a variety of other events.


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Important Donation Information

The Buckeye Ranch Tax ID (EIN) is 31-0642111. Donations can also be made directly to The Buckeye Ranch by mailing a check to The Buckeye Ranch, 4653 East Main Street, Whitehall, OH 43213.


Under the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, taxpayers who do not itemize deductions on their 2020 return will be allowed a deduction in computing their adjusted gross income of up to $300 for cash contributions to charitable organizations.

For taxpayers who choose to itemize their deductions on their 2020 return, the CARES Act suspends the limitation on deductions for cash contributions to charitable organizations. Under these 2020 rules, itemizing taxpayers may fully deduct gifts equal to as much as 100 percent of their AGI. Any excess cash contributions that are not deducted in 2020 can be carried forward subject to the typical AGI limitation.

Important Donation Information

The Buckeye Ranch Tax ID (EIN) is 31-0642111. Donations can also be made directly to The Buckeye Ranch by mailing a check to The Buckeye Ranch, 4653 East Main Street, Whitehall, OH 43213.

get involved

To learn more about how you can become a member of The Buckeye Ranch’s caring community of supporters and make a lasting impact on the lives of children, youth, and families, please contact Abby Maenle, Director of Development, at


Together, we can create a brighter and healthier future for everyone we serve.


Invest in hope. Invest in healing. Invest in The Buckeye Ranch.