Blog
January 21, 2019
Over the last few months we’ve been working on a project called Gifts from the Guests. This has allowed us to bring local artists, volunteers, our Guests and staff together to collaborate on making unique pieces of art that we will share as gifts with special friends and supporters in the Indianapolis community, and beyond....
  A Note from Tina: Joy’s House turns twenty this year! Wow. When I was a child, someone seemed super old when they turned twenty.  They weren’t a kid anymore and they had new responsibilities in life.  They had most definitely done some things by the time they were twenty and they were looking at...
Miss Catherine hasn’t been able to see clearly for a long time. As a matter of fact, she lost her sight, regained her sight, and lost it again. She was both with cataracts and had her first of many surgeries when she was around five years old. Time went on, she attended school and after...
The need to protect our information is as high as ever before.  Placing a security freeze on your credit is a great place to start (learn more about the process here), but there are additional ways to remain safe.   Colonel Ali Sonmez of the US Army, recently joined us on Caregiver Crossing to share...
Some people not only push the limits, they exceed them. Mr. Tom is one of those people. It started at a young age. As a young man in high school, he hitchhiked from, his home state of Delaware to northern Idaho to be a Junior Forest Ranger and spent the entire summer in a fire...
November 8, 2018
  by Corrina Judd, J.D. Assistant Vice President & Estate Officer Trust Legal, Tax & Estates The National Bank of Indianapolis  What is a trust? If you or your loved ones have ever looked into preparing your estate plan, chances are you have heard something about trusts. But what is a trust, and how can...
When a young couple gets married, magic happens. Possibilities are endless. Families gather around to witness. Vows are spoken with great emotion. People kick off their shoes at the reception and dance until they can barely take another step. The next day comes and we find ourselves reminiscing about everything that happened the night before....
Editor’s Note: We’re excited to announce that over the coming weeks and months, our Guests will be participating in an exciting initiative called “Gifts from the Guests”. Working with local organizations such as the Indianapolis Art Center, The glObl Culture, and Line + Form, Joy’s House Guests will be creating unique and meaningful works of...
Carla became part of the Joy’s House family years ago when her husband, Ray, became a Guest at Joy’s House. He was tall and handsome. He was talented and smart. He liked to talk about motorcycles and the love of his life. Which we understood because once you met Carla, you couldn’t help but to...
Editor’s Note: This is the second entry in a series by Brent Cummins, Joy’s House Gala Committee member. Read below to learn more about the behind-the-scenes work that takes place leading up to each year’s big event!  Have you ever been to a formal event and wonder how, just how did everything come together so...