At Joy Ranch, Mother’s Day can be a very hard time for our children so we do not celebrate the holiday in our cottages. They are not with their biological mothers and you can see why that would be upsetting to them. Of course, our kids love their houseparents and the wonderful godly women they…

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Thank you to The Carroll News for their recent article highlighting our 60th anniversary! You can read it here – https://www.mtairynews.com/news/96256/joy-ranch-celebrating-60th-anniversary?fbclid=IwAR1-xFMvxlAJWLBLwAftt3aNQd6iNxLb7wa3CDGihMCJG7k6qx4mBmBwYbM

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After taking a break on our blog for the holidays, we are back to our kid interview series. So without further ado, meet Cheyenne, our fun-loving silly girl, who regularly makes us smile. What is your favorite food?Chinese food. It was the place my mom took me for my first birthday celebration outside of the…

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What a blessing! Mill Creek General Store in Mt. Airy, NC is accepting donations for Joy Ranch through December 15 and will match up to $250. THANK YOU and please support this wonderful business that has chosen to be so generous.

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A month or so ago, we had a contest letting the kids design Christmas greeting cards and the response was fantastic! The top three designs were mass printed so Joy Ranch supporters can enjoy them this Christmas season. Each pack contains 9 cards – 3 of each design. The inside of the cards are completely…

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I remember singing an old song growing up in church called “What A Mighty God We Serve.” When our Director, Dan, shared the following story with me, this song came to mind because our amazing God is still in the blessing and miracle-working business! We had been discussing mailing a letter to local businesses who…

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We are excited to announce that we WILL be having our drive-thru live nativity on Saturday, December 12 from 6-8 pm! Other activities are planned and more information is coming soon. We need YOUR help making it better than ever! We are looking for donations of the following items:– Live Christmas trees– Outdoor Christmas lights–…

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