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Our Vision
Mt. Ranch Resource Center envisions a community where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives.


Our Values

  1. Mt. Ranch Resource Center supports the vitality of the community and is dedicated to improving the quality of life of all citizens in our community.
  2. Mt. Ranch Resource Center encourages excellence and the promotion of new ideas that address existing and emerging problems.
  3. Mt. Ranch Resource Center respects every aspect of individual diversity as well as diverse community needs and interests.


Our Mission
The Mission of Mt. Ranch Resource Center is four-fold:
– To offer youth programs and after-school drop-in-center in a safe and supportive environment as part of the Community resource Center open for all ages.

– Meet community needs: provide free wifi, computer lab, coffee house, , food commodities & food pantry, clothing closet, classes, meeting, community meal programs.

– Enrich families in our community by providing wholesome and enjoyable physical, educational creative and social activities and thereby supporting their growth.

– Make alliances with other agencies and community to improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around our area to advance the common good.


Our Goals

  • In 2012, Mt Ranch Resource center initiated a 10-year program designed to achieve the following goals by 2018:
  • Increase enrichment of school-age students through an after school program on art, science, leadership.
  • Provide restorative dental help to the residents who do not have insurance.
  • Improve job skills by establishing a Trade School satellite center of Columbia College
  • Help people achieve financial stability, and get all families on the road to economic independence
  • Promote healthy lives by providing a Community Garden to teach sustainable food production,preservation & healthy eating,
  • Provide Food Pantry and Clothing Closet to the youth and adults of the community
  • Decrease risky behaviors.


Our goals are ambitious, but with your help, and by utilizing our core strengths — a broad network, committed partners and public engagement — we can achieve them! Please consider supporting our efforts by making a tax deductible donation.