Live Nativity Scheduled for December 9, 2017

Saturday, December 9 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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Joy Ranch Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Joy Ranch, a Christian Home for Children has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the US) and the widely recognized…

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Christmas Pictures Fundraiser at Dublin First Church of God

The Christmas season is upon us and there is no better way to share the holiday spirit than with family portraits! For only $25 come have your family pictures taken with your choice of two backdrops! The first session starts at 6:00 Saturday Nov. 18 and the second session at 12:30 pm Sunday, Nov. 19.…

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A Heartfelt Winter’s Night Event to Benefit Joy Ranch

Join Access Home Health Care on November 29th at 1123 East Stuart Drive in Galax, VA from 5:00p.m to 7:00pm! Come enjoy the tree lighting that is sponsored by local businesses and meet Santa & Mrs. Claus! We will also have S’mores and Cocoa for purchase, a silent auction, and have your picture taken for…

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Charles came for a visit!

Charles Lynch, former intern and volunteer at Joy Ranch, stopped by our All Staff meeting on October 4 so we could pray for him. He’s completed his basic training and specialty courses in the US Navy and is leaving for Japan to begin service. We prayed for his safety and that he would do the…

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Parkway Church of Christ Donates School Supplies

We received the sweetest letter and box of school supplies from Parkway Church of Christ (Allentown, PA) in August and wanted to share what they sent. “Dear Joy Ranch, Parkway Church of Christ’s VBS Program, again this year, sponsored Joy Ranch as our mission. We had about 45 unique kids come to our Maker Fun…

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Christmas in July Event Held July 28

Story by Shannon Watkins, Galax Gazette (July 31-August 1, 2017) Galax Health and Rehab held its quarterly benefit, appropriately themed “Christmas In July,” on Friday afternoon. Festive and bright, it involved holiday decorations, a cookie contest – and a whole lot of presents. “This time we decided to do it for Joy Ranch,” said Director…

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