TGMR is a little window of heaven in a busy world

entrance-for-tgmrThe Gress Mountain Ranch is a 501(c)(3) that serves as a sanctuary (“forever home”) for abused and neglected animals, both domestic and exotic. The ranch is home to more than 70 animals that are utilized to provide therapy, education and volunteerism opportunities to disabled, at-risk, low-income and underserved populations. The mission of the organization is to foster the mutual well-being of both people and animals by intertwining their lives through nurturing, learning, fun, and healing.

Vote for TGMR in the Photo Contest

Help us win cash prizes and publicity!

Voting is easy – just click the link below and vote once each day through Friday, January 11. Thanks for your support!


Please note that the contest timer only allows one vote per 24 hours for each person. This photo contest is organized by our insurance carrier, Nonprofits Insurance Alliance.

Please Be Our Angel!

The Morning Call’s “Be An Angel Campaign” is back for 2018!

The Morning Call’s annual “Be An Angel Campaign” runs now through January 31st, 2019. Below are our three wishes for The Gress Mountain Ranch as well as a link to the right to download the flyer. Anyone who makes a donation will be appreciated in the Morning Call newspaper, as well as on our website and Facebook pages.

Wish Number One: Sponsorships $200.00 per child per week for underprivileged children for summer “Ranch Camp.” Volunteers Needed. Monetary Donations for supplies- Soaps, Gatorades, Juices

Wish Number Two: Gift cards for Tractor Supply, Bird Mania, Quakertown Vet Clinic, Highland Animal Hospital, All Points Equine, Cunfer Veterinarian Services, Giant, Weis, Wegman’s, Leid’s & Living Things

Wish Number Three: New Refrigerator, New Commercial Washer & Dryer, New Laptop Computer, Timothy Hay, Straw, Pine shavings, Purina dry cat food, Shredded Wheat, Duck, Senior Horse , Pot-Bellied Pig Food, Alpaca Pelleted Food, Bird Millet Sprays, Juices, Canned Pumpkin, Carrots

The Morning Call “Be An Angel Campaign”

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Patty Snell awarded The Spirit of Volunteering Award

Patty Snell was awarded The Spirit of Volunteering Award 2018 by the LV Volunteer Center. Patty was nominated by The Gress Mountain Ranch for her action-oriented volunteering and care & concern for the animals at TGMR.

We here at TGMR think and know how it’s so important to acknowledge Patty, our “Spirit of Volunteerism”.

Patty Snell-A special one of a kind lady. August 16 2018

Patty Snell with our rescue horse Blue (Percheron/Saddlebred Horse).

Patty deserves this recognition. She never asks for anything in return, but sincerely gives of her heart dearly. Patty, has “the spirit”, she has the drive, the get up & GO, and Patty is genuine & truly cares for the welfare of the mission of TGMR.

Animals Helping People & People Helping Animals. Helping neglected, abused, thrown away animals: from chinchilla to Draft horses, peacocks to Stanley Llama, get a Wonderful Chance at Life here at TGMR. These animals are all trained each and every day to then help “People”-very child centered, teens, adults, older folks, enhance & develop a “better version of being a “person” through AAA/AAT.

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