Posts by Mandy Nester

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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Thank You Skyview Women’s Ministry!

We would like to extend a BIG thank you to Skyview Missionary Baptist Church Women’s Ministry for their recent donation to Joy Ranch. Susan Huxster, Executive Director, enjoyed meeting with the group and getting to know them better. We are so blessed by groups like this that help us continue the mission of taking care…

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Copper Crest Riding Therapy Program Fundraisers

Joy Ranch has been blessed by Copper Crest Riding Therapy Program in Wytheville, VA. For years, they have helped our kids with horse therapy and we wanted to help them promote two upcoming fundraisers they are having this spring. Your support of this programs helps our Joy Ranch residents! Paint Night fundraiser, will be Friday…

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City RockFest Tour Concert

Joy Ranch will be the location for the City RockFest Tour concert to be held on Thursday, May 3 at 6:30 pm. The event is hosted by Unchained (A ministry of Woodlawn United Methodist Church). Unchained meets each Sunday night at Woodlawn United Methodist Church at 6:30.  The service is a step up from a contemporary worship…

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