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Hearts Up Ranch Donation Form
“If everyone who heard about us during the Ride Across America alone donated only $1, Hearts Up Ranch would already be fully funded. EVERY donation matters.”
– Richard McGrath
A charitable contribution of any size is much appreciated, is tax deductible, and will go directly to benefit Hearts Up Ranch. Your gift will be used to better the lives of others. Your donation matters.
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Share the Vision for Hearts Up Ranch with all your friends, family, coworkers, and acquaintances,  on Facebook , Twitter, or any other social networking site. Let them know about the efforts of the Ride Across America, send them to our website, and encourage them to donate and follow our development of the ranch.


Suggest Hearts Up Ranch as a ministry that your church or community group can support. We are currently planning ahead for groups interested in hosting a benefit event that the Hearts Up Ranch founders and Cross Country Riders can attend either in video, Skype, or in person.


Contact media in your area as well as national talk shows and morning shows with the story about the Ride Across America and encourage them to host the McGraths on a show. Please share in your own words your perspective of the ride, how you were part of the journey, how it affected you, etc, as well as the details about the Ride Across America and what Hearts Up Ranch is about. Feel free to copy and paste small portions of this website if you need help with wording. Remember to make the first few sentences exciting to catch the reader’s attention. Media will publish what their customers want to hear about. With a little community involvement to help saturate the media and public with our message,  this project will be a success and will help people for years to come.


We need your help if you have the following talents, time, or items and would like to donate your help:
– Experienced Grant Writers
– Quality items for auctions
– A new or gently used computer for Hearts Up Ranch
– Authors and Editors
– Event planners for speaking and\or fundraising events: ie- community     horse ride, benefit dinner, use your imagination

The Big Picture

The Coast to Coast Ride was a large scale fundraiser to promote Hearts Up Ranch. All charitable contributions, sponsorships, and pledges went and will continue to go directly to Hearts Up Ranch. The goal of the ride was to begin raising the funds needed to start the ranch as well as create an endowment. This is to keep costs low for the guests who come for ministry, as well as minimize the time and resources needed for yearly fundraising. Thus  it will allow the staff to be fully devoted to the mission of emotional healing. Essentially, the majority of the fundraising for years to come is being done up front. Please see above for how you can help the continued fundraising efforts to turn the vision into reality.

1. Contact CBS at this web address:

Under category you can access several programs, i.e.
CBS Evening News
48 hours
60 Minutes, etc.

2. Send story idea to Dianne Sawyer at this web address:


3. Send mail to ABC:

ABC, Inc.,
Audience Information
500 S. Buena Vista St.
Burbank, CA 91521-4551.

Or contact them at this site under “News Story Submission”


4. Send mail to Good Morning America:

Good Morning America
147 Columbus Ave
New York, NY 10023

5. Send mail to 20/20:

147 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10023

6. Send mail to Nightline:

This Week
1717 DeSales St., NW
Washington, DC 20036

7. Send mail to World News:

World News Tonight
World News This Morning
ABC’s World News Now
47 West 66th St.
New York, NY 10023

8. Contact the Ellen Degeneres Show at this web address and fill in the blanks:


9. Contact the Today Show:

Story Ideas
Noah Kotch, Senior Producer
379 E-1
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY  10112

10. Contact Regis and Kelly:

Live With Regis and Kelly
7 Lincoln Square
5th Floor
New York, NY 10023
If you have contacts to other news or talk shows, please forward the story to them as well as contact us and we will add them to the list!