Category Archives: Letter from the President

Annual letter from this non-profit charity’s President

2016 President’s Letter

Wow, hard to believe we are in our 21st year! In 1995 Mike Smith and several of his friends, who called themselves “The Orphans” (because they were empty-nesters, widowed, or divorced), decided that rather than spending money on each other … Continue reading

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2015 President’s Letter

20 amazing years have passed since the inception of Joy To The Children! Wow how time flies! As I reflect on 1995… I was

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2013 Letter From The President, Dawn Grant

As one of the co-founders, I have been actively involved with Joy since its inception in 1995. Serving many different positions on the board of directors, I have watched Joy grow from birth, through infancy, and, now, as a teen … Continue reading

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2012 Letter from the President

This year, Joy to the Children has 148 children and their families coming to the Yulee high school Christmas Day. Continue reading

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2011 Letter From the President

This year will mark my eighth year working with Joy to the Children. Since 2003 I have watched hundreds of volunteers put in thousands of hours. I have seen senior citizens, teenagers, and entire families fill the Yulee Middle School … Continue reading

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2010 Letter from the President

16 years ago a group of friends formulated a plan to share the joy of the holiday season with our underprivileged children and Joy to the Children began! Continue reading

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2009 Letter from the President

15 years ago a group of friends gathered for Christmas and decided to share the holiday season with those children, those families who might be struggling with hard times. Continue reading

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