Wildwood Hills Ranch

Our Impact

>1,000 lives transformed annually at the Ranch
15,646 meals served in 2020.
1.4 million annual operating budget.


Wildwood Hills Ranch exists to transform lives and strengthen communities by providing healing, hope, and God’s unconditional love to children and youth at-risk.

Key Services Provided

The Ranch provides educational programming, equine therapy and leadership development training to youth at-risk and veterans in need. Wildwood also has state-of-the-art conference center accommodations perfect for corporate gatherings, retreats, camps, and more! 100% of the profits from our conference center goes straight towards scholarships for the youth we serve.

Key Audiences Served

We serve youth at-risk and veterans in need along with their families and make a 10-year commitment to the youth that we serve, working with them from age 8 to age 18. When our students aren’t on property, we rent out our facilities to conference center groups, as well.

Ways to Give

Find out how you can make a difference in the life of a child at-risk. Visit our website, www.WildwoodHillsRanch.org.

Board of Directors

Christopher Boley, Prairie Pella Inc.
Jered Boley, Prairie Pella Inc.
J. Elder, Elder Corporation
Rosalind Fox, John Deere
Brett Halley, Wells Fargo
Nathan Johnson, Strategic America
Perry Krosschell, Pizza Ranch
Lauren Vander Linden, Principal
Scott Mikkelsen, Midwest Renewable Capital, Mayor of Grimes
Deb Pedrick, Retired
Doug Siedenburg, The Siedenburg Group
Kevin Smith, West Bank
Angie Tessau, Knapp Properties, L.C.
Dr. Jon Van Roekel, MercyOne Des Moines
Robert Vermeer, Vermeer
Brandon Pribyl, Baird/The Pribyl Group

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