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At Joy’s House, Mr. Tom has found independence, new friends, and a place to be himself. We hope all of our Guests feel this same sense of belonging and self-worth when they spend their days with us. That’s why this month, we put our focus on celebrating our Guests, past and present, who make Joy’s...
Yesterday afternoon, a woman came to the Broad Ripple House. She had never heard of Joy’s House before reading our story the day before in the Sunday Indy Star. She read about our guests, our mission, and our campaign, and was moved to visit us. She brought with her an envelope and in that envelope...
October 1st marks the start of a new month, a new season, the beginning of year’s end and all its changes and festive holidays. For us, it also marks the halfway point of our 8 week Critical Fundraising Campaign, an urgent effort to keep Joy’s House alive and serving in our community. Four weeks in,...
Rupert joined Mary’s family by way of Canine Companions for Independence, a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly-trained assistance dogs. They have joined us for years at our annual community open house. This month we celebrate Mary, Rupert and everyone else who has been a part of highlighting...
Thank you to everyone who has donated, shared our story, or told somebody about Joy’s House and the crisis we are in. Every person that you tell and every dollar that is raised helps, and we are so grateful. At this time, we have raised nearly $200,000 and while that is impressive and gives us...
We have now raised over $130,000! We are so, so grateful. Grateful for your donations, for your time and effort in spreading the word about this campaign, for your belief in us and that what we do matters. But our work isn’t done. We still have $429,000 to raise by November 1st to ensure that...
September 5, 2019
By Corrina Thompson, Community Relations Manager at Joy’s House This is part my story, and part Miss Liz’s story… Twenty years ago, my sister Tina started this magical not-for-profit – Joy’s House Adult Day Service – a place that offers a secure and engaging environment for adults that are not able to stay at home...
September 1, 2019
Friends, 20 years is not enough.  20 years of providing safety, care and community for our Guests is not enough. 20 years of supporting our caregivers with education, comfort and programs is not enough. We need at least 20 more years. Our Guests and caregivers need us. Our community needs us. But Joy’s House is...
In August, we celebrate our Guest Scholarship Program. Patricia puts it best: “I am grateful for the scholarship which helps me be able to provide a living, pay the bills and purchase the necessities of life. Thankfully, there are places like Joy’s House who understand the great financial strain when it comes to caregiving.” “Hi....
People donate to Joy’s House for a variety of reasons. Just about everyone recognizes the many needs for those living with life-altering diagnoses to have a warm and safe place to be seen, celebrated, and accepted, Our donors generously support our mission and make it possible for us to continue providing services, love and connection...