It’s still sweltering hot…

2020 September By a Joy Junction Staff Member (JBF) Here we are again…another summer season has ended. But, boy is it hot! The heat is still sweltering on some days. When you drive around town, you can see homeless people tucked in corners or under a tree or beside structures trying to find shade as they wait for the sun … Read More

Hunger Pains SOS!

In a recent article in the Alibi, author Gwynne Anne Unruh discusses the increase of hunger in our city, state, and country as well as the impact of COVID-19 on the hunger crisis. She details how food banks are seeing an increase of people served and how New Mexico ranks among the worst in the nation for hunger, for both … Read More

Hope for a Brighter Future!

2020 August By a Joy Junction Staff Member (JBF) Each of us experience hardships, a ridge of some sort, on the road that we are traveling in this life. For example, a speed bump is placed on a road to control the speed of vehicles, to slow them down, just as unexpected events arrive in our lives to slow us … Read More

Happy 34th Anniversary Joy Junction!

2020 July By a Joy Junction Staff Member (JBF) Yes! It’s true. We’ve been here for 34 years…and we couldn’t have done it without you! Our faithful supporters are very much loved and depended on for the continual ministry we seek to carry on every day of the year. Without the help of compassionate people, who really do want to … Read More

Your efforts to help the homeless, have not been overlooked

2020 June By a Joy Junction Staff Member (JBF) We all have obligations and responsibilities that we focus on and make sure are completed each day, week, month, and year…every year. Completing tasks are part of everyday life. Sometimes, we get to choose specific tasks to complete. Sometimes, we don’t. Our ministry is no different. We have obligations that must … Read More

Circumstances and Choices

2020 May By a Joy Junction Staff Member (JBF) Do you have a home? …a vehicle? …a job? Even if you have one of those three, you could be looked at as very blessed by those who do not have any of them. Many who find themselves homeless, once owned homes that they thought they’d be in forever. But, all … Read More

Miraculous Transformations are Possible

2020 April By a Joy Junction Staff Member (JBF) So, there you are, stuck in traffic… There’s no way to move forward or backward. You have tons of things to accomplish during this particular day and even more on your mind. But, there’s nothing you can do. You just have to stay put until the car in front of you … Read More

It Could Happen to Any One of Us…

2020 March By a Joy Junction Staff Member (JBF) It could happen to any one of us… We think we have it all under control. The “it” being our income, our activities, our bills, our health, our families everything that touches our lives. We get up each morning with a purpose. It’s the same agenda for most days of the … Read More

Struggling through another day…

2020 February By a Joy Junction Staff Member (JBF) It’s spring time and all around us there is proof that the season is changing from the dull, drab winter plant hibernation to the colorful new spring growth. We see plants beginning to grow new leaves and we watch flower buds appear on their stems, promising a beautiful fresh outcome. The … Read More

Joy Junction mentioned in the Durango Herald

January 24, 2020 Joy Junction was mentioned as a positive example in the Durango Herald in the Letters to the Editor section on January 23rd, 2020. You can read the full article at the Durango Herald website: Check out this homeless setup in Albuquerque