Joy Junction

Rating: 3.86 stars   14 reviews

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Location: 4500 2nd St. SW Albuquerque NM 87125 USA

Mission: To share the spiritual and tangible love of Jesus to the homeless, hungry, marginalized and disenfranchised.
Target demographics: Joy Junction is the largest emergency shelter in New Mexico and the only emergency shelter in the state that accepts families, keeping them together. We help as many as 300 guests a night, of which 70-80 are children. Including our Lifeline of Hope outreach to Albuquerque's most vulnerable, our kitchen produces around 16,000 meals a month.
Geographic areas served: Albuquerque Metro Area, New Mexico State, Nation
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EIN 85-0360268
505-877-6967
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I worked at Joy Junction 9 years ago and know that not only do they serve a need, but they help people improve their circumstances.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Likely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

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Rating: 5 stars  

As the sister of a homeless man, I can appreciate Joy Junction for their dedication and compassion. I have seen the children that call this place a home, where they can stay with their family and not worry about being separated. This year, we brought our church's teens to serve dinner and I was glad the teens were impacted by what they saw at Joy Junction. I can tell you that my own children have learned to appreciate what they have just by seeing first hand what homeless people suffer. Thank you Joy Junction!

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

What an awesome facility. Kudo's to Jeremy Reynalds and the staff and volunteers, and may their cup runneth over with donors and supporters.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have known many who have been helped by Joy Junction.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

More support and more donations from around the State, thanking all of those who already do so.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

How did you learn about this organization?

Television

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Rating: 5 stars  

Joy Junction serves men, women and families with shelter, food and training when they are in desperate need. Its van picks up people throughout the Albuquerque area, especially downtown. Others come on their own -- sometimes in beat-up cars and some with no car at all -- because they have lost their jobs, lost their apartment lease, one adult has moved out, etc. Joy Junction also has a large clothing store where people in need can receive necessary clothing items, while others can pay to buy and thus support the work. VERY reputable organization admired throughout central New Mexico. EXCELLENT reputation in every way. Well known in Albuquerque.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Albuquerque, NM.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Just keep up the work you are doing.

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