better together

A Bountiful Partnership

The bountiful partnership with FPC Georgetown began over 30 years ago when Down Home Ranch was merely a plot of land and a dream. Don Stearns, active FPC member and cousin of DHR Founder Judy Horton, found great interest in the mission of Down Home Ranch and decided to jump in to help! Don and…

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Beauty Comes From Within

Kirsten believes that the most beautiful thing you can ever be is yourself. When she began working at Down Home Ranch in April 2018 as a Direct Support Professional, her favorite activity was teaching a cosmetology class to the Ranchers. Not only did she teach them how to style their hair, apply makeup and paint…

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A Bond We Would Be Lucky To Find

People say that you don’t meet someone by accident, that every single person who walks into your life serves a purpose. No matter if they are with you for a moment, a year, or a lifetime, every person you encounter frames how you see the world. When Clarissa Chapa met David, his life as he…

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Buddies for Life

Jay and Kyle have lived together in Isaiah House at Down Home Ranch since 2011. Kyle has an uncle named Jay, so the guys instantly bonded over the shared name. Living together can often come with disagreements, but Jay and Kyle feel like they are better friends because they are housemates. Together, they like to play video games, practice Bocce, compete in Frisbee Golf and watch movies. Jay…

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