OUR SINCERE THANKS TO YOU!

OUR SINCERE THANKS TO YOU!

As we look toward the future, we are blessed and profoundly grateful for your encouragement and support. We give thanks for your help in serving our clients well. When Marcie came to The Journey Home with her two granddaughters, they did not have shelter or, even, a meal to eat. Marcie’s daughter had been sentenced […]

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WE’RE HIRING

PROGRAM STAFF MEMBERS FOR OUR COLDEST NIGHTS PROGRAM The Journey Home is seeking Program Staff members for the Coldest Nights program, an overnight emergency shelter program serving our community’s homeless adults, provided collaboratively with First Baptist Church, Murfreesboro Cold Patrol, Murfreesboro Rescue Mission and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Coldest Nights operates two shelters, one for […]

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A TRUE LABOR OF LOVE

The Journey Home relies on the help of more than 1,500 volunteers annually and could use more volunteers. This LABOR DAY we wanted to share a couple’s LABOR OF LOVE. Joi Sherrill and Steve McDill raised their hand to volunteer more than five years ago. It began with a simple breakfast – “everyone helps with […]

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I AM BLESSED

Hi – my name is Dani.  This is my volunteering story at The Journey Home.  I hope it brings encouragement to those needing help and inspiration to those looking to serve.  We are called to be Salt (healing) and Light (guidance) in His name.  (Matthew 5:13-16) I grew up in a middle-class family, obtained a […]

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WHEN HOUSING EQUALS HOPE

Homelessness impacts the whole community and is at the center of many other social needs and issues. Homelessness impacts our local healthcare, public safety, education, and many other systems. Imagine, for a moment, being homeless, being a mother and trying to go to work each day to keep your job. When you get up in […]

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HOMELESS FAMILY OF FIVE

This Father’s Day, The Journey Home is celebrating a father’s story. Mike, a husband, father to three children and a drywall hanger, had always had a job and took pride in taking care of his family. Mike’s income allowed them to get by but did not provide any extra to save for a rainy day. […]

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YOUNG AND HOMELESS

The Journey Home is celebrating Jenny’s milestone of moving into stable housing. At 19 years old, “Jenny” found herself homeless. She did not have a driver’s license and had worn out her welcome at her friends after a lot of couch surfing. Jenny’s lack of confidence and low self-esteem added to her challenges. Jenny’s cousins […]

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INDEPENDENCE DAY

The Journey Home is celebrating “David’s” move into stable housing enabling him to access resources he needs to begin living an independent life. David grew up in foster care from the time he was 5 years old. He lived with several foster families during this time and experienced abuse by one of the families that […]

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