Giving to the Ranches


Charity Navigator has designated the Alabama Sheriffs Youth Ranches 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 2022 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 Alabama Sheriffs Youth Ranches. Each plan is described below. If you need further information or assistance, please call or e-mail us.

Donate Through Credit Card


Secure Online Giving with your Credit Card 

PayPal Donations


We also accept PayPal if you prefer to use this secure method for your donations. 


Honorary Membership

Ranch supporters can become honorary members of the Alabama Sheriffs Youth Ranches for a $20 annual fee. The fee for business members is $50 annually. 

Online Honorary Membership Donation Form

Printable Honorary Membership Application

12 Star Giving Program

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. 

Online 12 Star Monthly Giving Program Form

Honor and Memorial Gifts

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.

Online Memorial Gifts Form

Printable Memorial Form

Online Honor Gifts Form 

Printable Honor Gifts Form

Gifts of Stocks

Gifts of stocks can be electronically transferred into our brokerage account at the following:

Brokerage Firm: UBS Financial Services, Inc.

DTC#: 0221

Alabama Sheriffs Youth Ranches Account: L811602

Please fill out the Donor Information form for our accounting records.

Donor Information

Printable Version

Payroll Deduction

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 (334) 213-2071 with any questions. 

Gifts in Kind

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.

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile is a program in which when you purchase eligible products through the program, Amazon will donation 0.5% to a charity of your choice at no cost to you.