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The “Season of Giving” is Over, but as Hunger and Homelessness Continue – Assistance Needed

Posted By Jeremy 2210 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. For about two months out of each year, the telephone at Joy Junction, New Mexico’s largest emergency homeless shelter, practically rings off the hook with calls from happy sounding voices offering food, … Read moreThe post The “Season of Giving” is Over, but as Hunger and Homelessness Continue – Assistance Needed appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Homeless Share Simple, but Poignant New Year Resolutions.

Posted By Jeremy 2215 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. They include getting teeth replaced and spending more time with kids. With Thanksgiving, Christmas and now even the new year behind us, are you still thinking about new year’s resolutions? You know, … Read moreThe post Homeless Share Simple, but Poignant New Year Resolutions. appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Compassion or Judgment? What’s Your 2017 New Year’s Resolution?

Posted By Jeremy 2217 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - by Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. They’re all over Albuquerque and cities nationwide, holding a variety of signs designed to get you to fork over some spare change. Panhandling verbiage ranges from a simple, “Hungry. God bless,” to … Read moreThe post Compassion or Judgment? What’s Your 2017 New Year’s Resolution? appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Homeless Shelter Guests Thank Donors Who Make Services Possible

Posted By Jeremy 2231 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. Joy Junction’s more than 30 year existence is due to God’s faithfulness and community support. We have thousands of generous people who have supported this outreach of compassion for years. Without them, … Read moreThe post Homeless Shelter Guests Thank Donors Who Make Services Possible appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

What’s So Special About 1440?

Posted By Jeremy 2235 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. All the post election pious pontification and nastiness that’s still being unleashed over social media does nothing except take away time and valuable creativity from the 1440 minutes available daily that we … Read moreThe post What’s So Special About 1440? appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

No More Inmates or I’m Done Volunteering.

Posted By Jeremy 2242 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. The marginally measured invective attacked my soul like rusty nails on a chalkboard. The email was from one of the many wonderful volunteers at our recent community wide Thanksgiving dinner at the … Read moreThe post No More Inmates or I’m Done Volunteering. appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Dubbed “Toxic Charity” by Some, It’s Really Helping Those Who Can’t Help Themselves.

Posted By Jeremy 2250 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. Tragically, a bumper sticker “theology” with a Darwinian survival of the fittest twist has caught on among some of those who help the hungry and homeless. A Ventura newspaper succinctly summed up … Read moreThe post Dubbed “Toxic Charity” by Some, It’s Really Helping Those Who Can’t Help Themselves. appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Homeless but Still Thankful at Thanksgiving. What’s Your Gratitude Level?

Posted By Jeremy 2254 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. It’s almost “Thanksgiving” again at Joy Junction, New Mexico’s largest emergency homeless shelter. It’s hard for me to believe that Thanksgiving Day will mark the 31st successive time we have shared the … Read moreThe post Homeless but Still Thankful at Thanksgiving. What’s Your Gratitude Level? appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

HUD Report’s Questionable Conclusions that Homelessness in Down in New Mexico is Not Something for Which We Should Give Thanks

Posted By Jeremy 2258 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. Maybe the bureaucrats at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are the only ones who really believe the agency’s report that homelessness is on the decline. According to HUD’s … Read moreThe post HUD Report’s Questionable Conclusions that Homelessness in Down in New Mexico is Not Something for Which We Should Give Thanks appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Help Eugene Geronimo a.k.a. @Ugin_x, a fellow street photographer, in his battle with cancer

Posted By archondigital 2259 days ago on Non Profit

http://archondigital.com - My friend and fellow street photography hobbyist, Eugene Geronimo, a.k.a., @ugin_x, was diagnosed in October of last year with nasopharyngeal cancer. We used to go and shoot the streets of Manila together before he became ill. Eugene’s battle with cancer is not yet over and he needs our help now more than ever.

Working Full Time, Living in Poverty and Giving to the Homeless

Posted By Jeremy 2264 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. There’s a belief among some that people who work full time don’t usually live in poverty. But is it true? We asked some of our Joy Junction guests, and also posed the … Read moreThe post Working Full Time, Living in Poverty and Giving to the Homeless appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Time for Prayer, Grace and Words of Healing

Posted By Jeremy 2269 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. Joy Junction Homeless Shelter Guest. “Elected officials come and go, but Jesus endures forever.” Unity and reconciliation should now be uppermost on the mind of our still deeply divided country. Prayer, grace … Read moreThe post Time for Prayer, Grace and Words of Healing appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Former City Chief Public Safety Officer Concerned Albuquerque’s There’s a Better Way Program Doesn’t Require Background Checks for Workers

Posted By Jeremy 2271 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. Former Deputy City Attorney and Chief Public Safety Officer Pete Dinelli said City’s lack of background checks for “A Better Way” Program are “are exposing people to unnecessary risk” and City couldn’t … Read moreThe post Former City Chief Public Safety Officer Concerned Albuquerque’s There’s a Better Way Program Doesn’t Require Background Checks for Workers appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Being Homeless is Tough But You Can Help

Posted By Jeremy 2273 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. There’s probably not a day that passes when you don’t see a homeless person, or a panhandler who is possibly homeless, in Albuquerque. Here’s a shocking statistic. In 2016 the estimated average … Read moreThe post Being Homeless is Tough But You Can Help appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Joy Junction: 48 Hours

Posted By Jeremy 2276 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds,Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. Serving on the front lines of Joy Junction, they are often appreciated, but sometimes cussed at and threatened. However, they keep on working because they care for the homeless and hungry, and love … Read moreThe post Joy Junction: 48 Hours appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Some Albuquerque Homeless Realize the Sun Will Still Shine on Nov. 9 and Jesus Will Still be Lord

Posted By Jeremy 2286 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. Election coverage is dominating the news cycle. While one candidate calls his opponent a nasty woman and she fires back that he’s a puppet of (Russian President ) Vladimir Putin, millions go … Read moreThe post Some Albuquerque Homeless Realize the Sun Will Still Shine on Nov. 9 and Jesus Will Still be Lord appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Religion and Services for the Homeless. An Immoral Combination?

Posted By Jeremy 2286 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. A while ago, I was flabbergasted to hear about the head of a homeless agency who reportedly thought it is “immoral” to mix religion with delivery of services to the homeless. There … Read moreThe post Religion and Services for the Homeless. An Immoral Combination? appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

From Coke, Meth and Alcohol Addiction to Joy Junction Chaplain

Posted By Jeremy 2293 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. Joy Junction Chaplain Marcos Atwood is a firm believer in the power and importance of prayer. On a recent Monday morning he started the day by praying with guests and staff – … Read moreThe post From Coke, Meth and Alcohol Addiction to Joy Junction Chaplain appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

The Homeless Have Mixed Emotions About the Holidays

Posted By Jeremy 2300 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. While for many of us the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays will be a great time of celebration with family and friends, that is often not the case for the homeless. We … Read moreThe post The Homeless Have Mixed Emotions About the Holidays appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.

Bashing the Poor, Hungry and Homeless

Posted By Jeremy 2308 days ago on Non Profit

http://www.joyjunction.org - By Jeremy Reynalds, Ph.D. Founder and CEO Joy Junction Inc. Insults and demeaning statements can be a major part of what it means to be homeless, hungry and obviously needy. A recent article in the British Daily Mail  said that “welfare addicts” … Read moreThe post Bashing the Poor, Hungry and Homeless appeared first on Homeless Shelter Albuquerque - Family Assistance | Joy Junction.