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2020 brings an exciting new year of serving our Guests (clients) and their families here at Joy’s House, and it also brings two new members to our Board of Directors! We have an incredible group of leaders here at Joy’s House, and we are so grateful for their guidance, experience, support and focus on our...
These were the big questions asked during a recent episode of Caregiver Crossing, the Podcast (listen here!). Sarah Shadday, Joy’s House Outreach Coordinator and podcast co-host, sat down with Leah Jones, Family Care Manager at Joy’s House UIndy, to explore how Adult Day Centers and the services that places like Joy’s House provides affect families...
One word that is used a lot to describe Joy’s House and our culture is family. It’s how our Guests and caregivers, our volunteers, our staff, and our friends describe this special organization. If you’ve had any sort of role or connection here in the past 20 years, chances are, you’ve felt it too. And...
January 6, 2020
Mr. Jerry wears his orange hunting jacket like a badge of honor. And if you ask him about the walking stick that is nearly always in hand, you may just get the story of how he whittled it himself. He has always been full of life and love. Therefore, it came as a surprise when...
December 23, 2019
Happy Holidays from your friends at Joy’s House! What an amazing holiday season we’ve had this year! It’s been full of thankfulness, love, special songs, visits from our favorite Santa, yummy treats, time with our wonderful volunteers of all ages, ridiculous outfits, and many parties and gatherings. We want to give a special thank you...
While Joy’s House has accomplished a great deal in the last twenty years, there is still a lot to be done. Frankly, more and more of us are family caregivers for someone we love. Caregiver Support Services continue to be influential as we find ourselves on this caregiving journey. And there simply aren’t enough adult...
December 3, 2019
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday. It was a busy weekend with a flurry of sales and shopping! We hope you’ve checked off a lot of loved ones on your list, and that you’ll consider checking off just one more thing today, December 3rd, in the spirit of generosity of the season: donating to...
Note: This letter was originally written and published in our newsletter on November 6th, 2019, before Tina began her two month medical leave to fight breast cancer. Our Campaign by the NumbersGoal: $559,000Amount Raised: $719,827in only 8 weeks with over 1,000 individual donors! Give Now You guys. We did it. You did it. Together, we...
It is impossible for us to name every single person who has influenced Joy’s House to be who we are – simply impossible. But what we can do is celebrate you. During this month of thanksgiving, we want to show our gratitude for how you have helped shape this incredible organization. Twenty years is a...
The future of Joy’s House feels stronger, not only because of your amazing support and the overwhelming success of our Critical Fundraising Campaign, but also because of our incredible leadership. We are thrilled to announce that our very own Cayla Rosine has been promoted to Vice President of Finance and Operations here at Joy’s House!...