PITTSGROVE – Ranch Hope’s Founder, Rev. Dave Bailey, Sr. was honored with the foundations annual Leadership Award for his constant advocacy for education on Friday evening, February 28. In 1964, Rev. Bailey and his wife, Eileen, founded Ranch Hope, as a home for troubled youth. From the beginning, Bailey knew that education would play a key part in helping the kids at the ranch prepare for the future.

“Some kids don’t see the value in education. For them, its boring,” he said. “We realized we needed to do something for their education.”

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