The Ben Richey Boys Ranch and Family Program exists today due to generosity of many individual and community charitable contributions. Each year there are a number of community oriented fundraising events that support the Ranch and it’s operations. Below are a few of the events that provide funding to Ben Richey Boys Ranch and Family Program.
Outlaws and Legends Musical Festival 2022
The Abilene Music Awards
Ten of Abilene’s “celebrities” belt out a song & entertain you karaoke style in a fun-filled event. Click here for details!
The Clay Break Classic
The annual Clay Break Classic has provided Ben Richey Boys Ranch with almost a Half-Million dollars over the past 13 years. For more details and to download an entry form please click here.
The Chili Super Bowl
Over the past 35 years the Chili Super Bowl Cook-off has raised well over $1Million for Ben Richey Boys Ranch. Don’t miss this annual even in beautiful Buffalo Gap. Where else will you get to see the World’s Largest Chili Pot? Click here for more details.
The Long Ear Benefit Trail Ride
This annual fall event, held in Synder, Texas, brings together cowpokes from all over the region. Saddle up for a this three-day event in October to benefit Ben Richey Boys Ranch. Click here for more details.
An acoustic event featuring legendary Texas singers and songwriters. Past artists have included Mark Powell, Joe Ely, Gary P. Nunn, Dean Dillon, Deana Carter, and Lee Roy Parnell. This year will feature Trent Willmon, Lacy J Dalton, Deryl Dodd and Mark Powell. November 4, 2021 at the 201 Mesquite Event Center in Abilene, Texas. Doors open at 6:30pm.