The Odessa Record -

By Jamie Henneman
The Times 

A home for the holidays

Morning Star Boys' Ranch helps boys in foster care


Last updated 12/17/2020 at 3:32pm

Courtesy Morning Star Boys' Ranch

The Morning Star Boys' Ranch houses up to 23 youths, ages 6 to 13.5.

DAVENPORT – Christmas can be a difficult time for children who have been separated from their families, but a ranch with a special connection to Davenport is ensuring many children have a home for the holidays.

Morning Star Boys' Ranch, a non-profit foster home located near the Southhill of Spokane, provides a unique foster home environment for boys 6 to 13 ½ years old. The ranch is located on property donated by Davenport resident Mrs. Anna Heckett in 1956. The donation aimed to create a home for boys under 18 and continues to serve boys today.

The ranch provides "wrap around" se...

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