Homer Alvan Rodeheaver was an acclaimed evangelist, musician, and philanthropist whose philosophy was "It is better to build boys than to mend men." He had an ambitious dream of providing a proper home for needy boys in a safe, healthy environment.

Since 1995, Rodeheaver Foundation has embraced the dream of Homer Rodeheaver by supporting his namesake, Rodeheaver Boys Ranch. Come, visit, and join us in helping perpetuate Homer's dream.

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Providing Children with Roots to Become Thriving Adults


Our Mission

Our mission is nurturing children in a safe Christian environment, providing the roots to become thriving adults. We believe that how we care for children, protect their well-being, and prepare them for the future are some of the most important issues we face during our lifetime.  

It is better to build boys than to mend men.
— Homer Rodeheaver, Philanthropist