Is the possible new beginning a reality…

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2021 January By a Joy Junction Staff Member (JBF) Do you ever dream about the future? Are there things in your life that you’d like to change? When the new year approaches, many of us begin to think about how the last year went and what can be altered, upgraded, or changed to make things better. Often, we begin thinking … Read More

It’s been a different kind of year

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2020 December By a Joy Junction Staff Member (JBF) Wow… Can you believe it? The end of the year is here already. For some, it feels like two blinks were taken and the days were gone. We just got used to writing 2019 on our paperwork when 2020 arrived, and now 2021 is just about here. The years come and … Read More

Joy Junction featured on New Mexico Living – December 11th, 2020

December 16th, 2020 Joy Junction’s CEO Elma Reynalds was featured on New Mexico Living on December 11th to discuss how people can help Joy Junction during the season of giving. A big thank you to the team at New Mexico Living, Chad Brummett, Sara Rose, and Alexis Romero for having Elma on to discuss how Joy Junction continues to help … Read More

We can be thankful, even in the midst of trials.

2020 November By a Joy Junction Staff Member (JBF) Thanksgiving comes each year, like clockwork, whether we are ready for it or not. This particular holiday can be complicated for those who simply feel there is nothing to be thankful about. Originally, during the Thanksgiving season, people gathered to express their thanks for the wonderful bounty provided by hard work … Read More

Joy Junction Receives Solar Power

October 26th, 2020 KRQE 13 reported on the installation of new solar power on the apartment complex at Joy Junction. You can read the full article on the KRQE Website – Joy Junction Receives Solar Power.

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