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In our Media Center & Press Inquiries, you will find current news releases, op-eds, speeches and editorial coverage about Ranch Hands Rescue, as well as contact information for our communications team for press inquiries.

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Ranch Hands Rescue In the News

Ranch Hands Rescue’s Historic Billboard Campaign in New York City to Highlight The Need to Identify, Support Male Victims of Human Trafficking - Ranch Hands Rescue: September 6, 2023

Ranch Hands Rescue receives grant for animal-assisted counseling sessions - The Cross Timbers Gazette: August 28, 2023

He Was Young, Gay, and Sold For Sex. How Jose Alfaro Escaped a Trafficking Nightmare – Rolling Stone: August 21, 2022

Weir: CEO of Ranch Hands Rescue Discusses Human Trafficking – The Cross Timbers Gazette: August 1, 2022

Stop Human Trafficking of Boys, New Texas Billboards Say – The Dallas Morning News: March 5, 2022

Billboard Campaign Launches to Support Male Victims of Human Trafficking – The Texas State Senate Press Release: March 4, 2022

Nation’s First Safe House for Male Sex Trafficking Survivors Addresses Gaps in Current Services – North Texas Daily: February 24, 2022

Winners Revealed: D CEO’s Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards – D Magazine:

$10M in state funding designated for Ranch Hands Rescue – The Cross Timbers Gazette: July 30, 2021

Sen. Nelson Announces $10 Million in Funds to Ranch Hands Rescue – The Texas State Senate Press Release: July 29, 2021

Denton Nonprofit to Open Bob’s House of Hope, a Safe House for Young Men Exploited by Sex Trafficking – Dallas Innovates: May 4, 2021

First-of-its-kind Shelter to Open for Young Men — Cross Timbers Gazette: November 19, 2020

First Male Sex-trafficking Shelter to Open in Denton – North Texas Daily: October 2, 2020

Long-Term Safe House for Male Sex Trafficking Victims Opening in Denton, CEO Says It’s ‘First in the Country’ — CBS DFW: September 10, 2020

Ignite Hope — Press Release: September 9, 2020

Ranch Hand Rescue is Working with Victims of Human Trafficking — Dallas Voice: July 24, 2020

Sex Trafficking Affects Males Too, and a Denton Charity Wants to Help — Dallas Morning News: February 10, 2020

Ranch Hands Rescue CEO Plans to Open Safe House for Young Male Victims of Sex Trafficking — Denton Record Chronicle: January 30, 2020

Miracle Dog to be Fitted with Three Prosthetic Legs — NBC DFW: December 28, 2018

Ranch Hand to Open Safe House for Male Sex Trafficking Victims — Dallas Innovates: December 19, 2017

Ranch Hand Rescue Expands Reach — Cross Timbers Gazette: July 30, 2017

Ranch Hand Rescue Raises $33,000 After ASPCA's $10,000 Matching Grant — NBC DFW: May 31, 2016


Ignite Hope 2020 - Sheriff Tracy Murphree

Ignite Hope 2020 - Sen. Jane Nelson

Bob's House of Hope

Deep Breathing and Relaxation with Carla

Beacon of Hope

Ignite Hope Oct 27, 2018

Ignite Hope 2020 - Police Chief Frank Dixon

Coffee with the CEO - Thomas Family

A Look Inside Ranch Hands Rescue

Hope & Healing at Ranch Hands Rescue

Sex Trafficking: Silent Victims