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and guests. Please enjoy!

Legacy In A New Logo

Legacy In A New Logo

Timothy Hill Ranch is entering a new era. It has been fifty years since Timothy’s passing. My mother Fern “graduated to glory”, and my father Jerry, while recovering from his stroke, has passed on the torch of Timothy’s dream almost entirely to the team. We have...

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Board Highlight: Walter Maxwell

Board Highlight: Walter Maxwell

Walter Maxwell, at the young age of 89, is the last active founding member of the Timothy Hill Board of Directors with his role beginning in 1976. Walter has been a tremendous supporter and has been on-hand for many of Timothy Hill's milestones. His heart has always...

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Three More for the Kingdom

Three More for the Kingdom

This year's Spring Men's Retreat at The Retreat at Norwich Lake was a great success and we've got an inspiring story to share from the event: Three of our board members, Craig, Cliff, and Jeff, and Elijah, our transitional coordinator who was a resident at Timothy...

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Timothy’s Story | How It All Began

Timothy’s Story | How It All Began

Fifty years ago, on May 11th, 1972, a 13-year-old boy "Graduated to Glory". His name was Timothy Hill and in his time growing up in Riverhead, New York, his name became known throughout much of the community. By the age of 12, Timothy worked at a horse ranch and ran 3...

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A Little 💗 Goes a Long Way

A Little 💗 Goes a Long Way

A lot of people support us by volunteering or by making donations, but one of the easiest ways to show your support is by engaging with us on social media. Did you know that the "💗" reaction makes our posts 2x more likely to be shared than a "👍"? That's twice the...

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Partner Highlight: Nature’s Value

Partner Highlight: Nature’s Value

Located in Coram, NY, Nature's Value Inc. manufactures dietary supplements. But for the young men at Timothy Hill, they do a lot more. Since 2021, Nature's Value has been a major contributor to our transitional program where we house and guide young men toward an...

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Jerry Hill on the Importance of Legacy

Jerry Hill on the Importance of Legacy

Our influence may be good or bad, but the truth is we are influencing other people. Think of the hundreds of people, perhaps thousands of people, who have affected you in some way. Influence is powerful, and it continues after we are gone. The greatest example of the...

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January 27th is Thank Your Mentor Day

January 27th is Thank Your Mentor Day

Celebrating the people who make our work possible.https://mentoring.orgWhat would Timothy Hill Ranch be without the mentoring specialists and work crew leaders that guide our young men every day? Their role is the very core of our program. Mentoring shows young people...

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Horses: More than pets!

Horses: More than pets!

It's #nationaldressupyourpetday! Our newest horse, Chief dressed up for the occasion:​ But let's get serious. The horses at Timothy Hill aren't just fun and fashionable, they have a very important function in our program. Here are just a few of the important things...

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When Children Lose

When Children Lose

Understanding ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and how developing too fast can be bad for a child/teen in the future.The Wall Street Journal recently released an article, What Children Lose When Their Brains Develop Too Fast. We found it to be relevant to the work...

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Tevin’s 2nd Chance

Tevin’s 2nd Chance

Tevin, a young man from Tennessee who has experienced a lot of trouble with his parents growing up. He shares stories of disputes with his mother that often led to him running away or being sent to a group home. Eventually, he came to Timothy Hill's Center Hill Lake...

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The Timothy Hill Global Video

The Timothy Hill Global Video

This video is, in summary, a summary! If you've been with Timothy Hill Ranch for a long time, you'd know that we've grown A LOT. We have group home programs, transitional programs, retreat centers, retreat centers with transitional programs, we have horses, chickens,...

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