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Inspired by the comforting power of animals, Jasper Ridge Farm provides a special experience for people in need.

Jasper Ridge Farm is a non-profit California 501(c)(3) corporation
Tax Id # 27-2304675

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2015 Women of Influence

Our own Co-Founder & Executive Director, Wendy Mattes, has been chosen by the Silicon Valley Business Journal as one of their Women of Influence in 2015.

All the winners will be profiled in a special publication that comes out in the Silicon Valley Business Journal weekly print edition and online April 3rd. The Women of Influence awards event will be held in May. Stay tuned for details. Congratulations Wendy!

Read the article here.



Why We Are Making Changes....

With your help over the last five years, Jasper Ridge Farm has flourished! We have grown from serving 110 children per month to our recent all time high of 400 people per month. Requests for our programs have grown so much that we need more animals and more space in order to meet the current needs. NCEFT kindly allowed us to lease our original space in Woodside to get our organization launched, and we are very grateful to have had such a lovely place to incubate our programs. Thank you NCEFT! But as we needed more space than they had available for us we were in need of a new home.

Where We Are Moving....

Webb Ranch has invited us to move onto their property on Alpine Road, and has offered us a lovely two-acre site, rent free! They are allowing us to build a new barn and a covered arena which will enable us to grow and operate our programs year-round. With the help of Webb Ranch, we have been running all of our "HorseBuddies" programs there for several years already, and we are proud and appreciative of the collaboration.

How We Plan to Pay for Things....

It will cost us $450,000 to build the barn, arena and infrastructure. Our Board voted to conduct a capital campaign and to date, we have received commitments of just over $313,000 to the campaign! We are currently soliciting sponsorships and donations while we wrap up final plans for the campaign. Naming opportunities are still available!

What Is Happening in the Meantime....

When our lease in Woodside expired we found an ideal temporary home in Gilroy to house our family of animals. We continue to operate our regular offsite programs at facilities such as Ronald McDonald House, and have increased the number of programs we are currently running at Webb Ranch.

How You Can Help....

We are on the cusp of helping so many more people and providing a better home for our animals... we couldn't do it without all the love and support from each and every volunteer and donor. Volunteers, while we are in our temporary Gilroy home, we will still need help with our Program Visits. Animal Care volunteers and Youth Volunteers, because our temporary home is quite a distance, we hope you will hang in there and join us again when we are at Webb Ranch.

Donors, we need help with our ongoing monthly operational and program costs, as well as donations towards our Capital Campaign so that we can expedite our move to Webb Ranch!

A Testimonial...
"Jasper Ridge Farm takes animal therapy to a whole new level. They have been great partners to Ronald McDonald House bringing joy to the children who stay with us!"

Bri CarpaƱo-Seoane
Director of Family Services
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford

Jasper Ridge Farm Thanks our Sponsors and Donors!
Peninsula Humane Society Webb Ranch Rotary Club of Redwood City

Nayar Painting Company
Shipshewana Harness Company
Gary Pollock Construction &Excavating
Kelly Moore Paint, Redwood City
The Bottini Family
The Galen Family
The Olander Family Foundation
Schott Roofing
Allen Drywall
Just Equus
Davey Tree

Equus Art & Design

BAWSI Wells Fargo - sponsor of Jasper Ridge Farm 3rd Anniversary event Provident Credit Union Logo
Aruba Networks Silicon Valley Foundation
Kriens Family Fund
Base Family Fund
Hamilton Family Fund
Rosati Family Winery Safeway
Stuart Foundation
SalesForce Sequoia Health Care Logo
Garden Court Hotel Ridgeway Elec Dare 2 Dream

The Blume Foundation

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