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HELPING HURTING AND TROUBLED YOUTH TRANSFORM THEIR LIVES.

 

YOUTH COUNSELING, THERAPY AND RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS.

For youth who are hurting, who feel lost or abandoned. For teens who question their worth, and families feeling powerless to help them. Rawhide exists for you. Because every one of us was created to be loved. And it’s our mission to help hurting and at-risk youth discover the hope of a healthy and fulfilling life.

RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT

For troubled young men who need healthy changes and a new direction.

YOUTH COUNSELING

For young men and women struggling with mental and emotional health.

“I am happier. I am joy-filled. Now I love whoI am, and I wouldn’t change that for the world.”

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“Rawhide got me to think about my future. My life is situated the way that I want it to go.”

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Your monetary gift or car donation is more than charity.

It’s a lifeline.

Many of the youth who come to Rawhide are in real danger. From themselves, others around them or their living situations. Your support does more than help them find peace or stability. Your donations mean real lives saved.

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Earn credits

During their time at Starr Academy, 82% of students earn high school credits.

 
 

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Increased GPA

During their time at Starr Academy, 71% of students increased their GPA.

 
 

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Youth Served

Rawhide served 745 youth and families through residential and community counseling services.

 
 

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Finance Programs

77% of funds directly finance programs that serve at-risk youth and families.

 
 

Founded on compassion. Continuing a legacy of transformation.

A couple with a dream. A star quarterback with a heart for changing lives. Since 1965, Rawhide has carried on the legacy of hope that the Gillespie and Starr families first brought to life.

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