Posts by Mandy Nester

Live Nativity – December 8, 2018!

Saturday, December 8 from 6-8 pm at 813 Joy Ranch Rd, Woodlawn VA Enjoy our FREE drive thru live nativity celebrating the real reason for the season (Jesus’ birth). Different scenes set up leading to the manger, followed by FREE refreshments and hundreds of nativity scenes set up in our gym. Share the event on…

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Skyview Baptist Church Ladies Give Quilts

What a blessing it was to have Skyview Baptist Church ladies from Fancy Gap, VA donate quilts for our precious residents. These sweet ladies delivered these beautiful works of art back in October. Thank you, ladies and ALL of our volunteers and donors!

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Giving Tuesday – Free Tours, Refreshments & Door Prizes!

This #GivingTuesday, Joy Ranch (A Christian Home for Children) in Woodlawn will celebrate giving by free tours of the campus to the community. During your tour, you will see how Joy Ranch is making a positive difference in the lives of kids in need. Enjoy free cocoa and door prizes as well! Tours will be given…

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“Falling” for our volunteers!

On a recent cool, fall day there were many sights and sounds to behold on the Joy Ranch campus. Maybe it was the faint “whoosh” of paint rollers in one of our cottages or the sound of hammers applying a new roof on another building. You might have heard friendly chatter from the folks spreading…

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New Scholarship for Joy Ranch Kids!

The J.G. & Vera Mae Long Scholarship Fund was established in April 2018 by Mr. & Mrs. Jim Hiner to provide financial assistance to deserving students who are enrolled in an approved program (credit or short-term Workforce Development) at Wytheville Community College. Residents must be current or former residents of Joy Ranch. To Donate to…

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Summer Newsletter

Curious as to what we’ve been up to this summer? Check out our recent newsletter for all the details! You can download and read it right here!

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Generous Bikers

What an amazing visit from Sons of Soldiers! This giving group of individuals from Hudson, NC organized a motorcycle ride for Joy Ranch then drove the donation to our campus in Virginia. We’re so blessed by tons of individuals, groups, and churches that support us. Thank you!

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NRV Shares Golf Tournament – August 16 & 17

What a blessing to have NRV Shares ask Joy Ranch to be part of their annual golf tournament! Join us this Thursday or Friday for the event at the beautiful Draper Valley Golf Course and many thanks to Xpress Market for their support. For more information, please contact Stan Moran at 540-998-9798 (xpressmkt@verizon.net) or Audra at…

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Chesterfield Group Visits AGAIN!

We have said it once, we will say it again & again: we could not serve our community without the help of our wonderful volunteers. The Joy Ranch team wants to give a HUGE thank you to the incredible Chesterfield County Team!!! This is the 3rd year this wonderful group of workers has blessed our…

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