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Donations and Volunteers

We're always looking for ways to improve the program, and couldn't be done without donations and volunteers!

Please send donations to:

      Touching Moments

      Windy Ridge Ranch

​      8526 Union Ridge Drive 

      Hokah, MN  55941

​Click here for the Volunteer Application

our partners

We work with several programs throughout the community to provide services.  

Our Clients

- Health Care Facilities

- Foster Homes and Youth Groups
- Daycare Programs and Preschools
- Individuals with Disabilities

Communities We Serve 

- La Crescent, Houston, Caledonia
  Spring Grove, Harmony, Mabel, Winona


- La Crosse

Our Programs

 -The Book Hounds Reading Program

- Pet Therapy

- Therapeutic Horseback Riding

-Pony Club and Day Camp

Touching Moments volunteers take their special pets to facilities for the purpose of being petted and socializing with the recipients creating a therapeutic atmosphere. Animal assisted activities provide many benefits including better health, spirit and involvement and pets enjoy the extra attention!

MISSION Statement:  

To provide enjoyment and enrichment to the lives of

individuals through the use of animal assisted activities

useful info

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Touching Moments

Animal Assisted Activities Program

An organization based in Houston County, MN


Shelley Ellingson