Reigning Grace Ranch’s new entrance paves way for donations

A view of the Reigning Grace Ranch's new entrance. (Submitted photo)

A view of the Reigning Grace Ranch’s new entrance. (Submitted photo)

Reigning Grace Ranch, which offers foster children, at-risk youths and families mentorship and therapy with rehabilitated and rescued horses, recently received a new entrance to their property and landscape upgrades, courtesy of Team Fishel, a utility construction company, and Keller Williams Realty.

The Arizona nonprofit, founded in 2011, still need donations — mainly a 50 x 100 covered arena space to shade the kids so the ranch can continue their work with the horses and the community’s youth and families during the summer, said Chris and Amanda Moore, Reigning Grace Ranch founders, in a press release, adding how grateful they were for volunteer efforts, and electricity on the property is needed.

John Lindsay, Team Fishel Group supervisor, and his team of volunteers erected 15 telephone poles at the ranch’s entrance. A team of 135 volunteers from Keller Williams Realty also aided in the ranch’s construction efforts, raising more than $6,000, planting more than 150 trees and shrubs on the property, as well as creating a family butterfly garden, laying irrigation lines, erecting fencing, painting, and laying river rock pathways, according to a press release.

“When I heard about help needed at the ranch and I learned about what good work the ranch was doing in people’s lives, we decided to be apart of it. I asked a crew of my guys if they would be interested in volunteering for a horse rescue youth ranch, and they were all in. This entrance definitely makes a statement that will be there for many years to come,” Mr. Lindsay said in a prepared statement.

“It was a great day seeing plans come together,” said Ty Lusk, a Keller William representative, who volunteered.

Reigning Grace Ranch, a five-star rated non-profit, is registered with Guide Star, an information service specializing in reporting on US nonprofit companies. For more information and to donate time, money or supplies go to azrgr.org or call 480-466-2154.

Team Fishel & Keller Williams Realty volunteers at Reigning Grace Ranch

Team Fishel & Keller Williams Realty volunteers at Reigning Grace Ranch

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