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Herbert Shaw’s “Journey Home”

The Journey Home (TJH) is a transitional home for homeless Veterans. Many of you have been following one of our former homeless Veterans, Herbert Shaw, as he participated in Honor Flight Dayton on September 8, 2018. You contributed money for his Honor Flight Guardian and wrote letters to Herbert and/or [...]

2018-09-19T12:14:40+00:00September 19th, 2018|1 Comment

We Couldn’t Do It Without You: How Your Support Helps

Our success as a transitional home is because of the community. We come together to “end Veteran homelessness”. We work together, sharing in the responsibility of supporting our Veterans. Every successful event. Every meal. Every new home. Every new job is possible because of our community support. We’d like to [...]

2018-08-29T15:30:10+00:00August 29th, 2018|0 Comments

From the Eyes of Kevin Fletcher

We recently sat down with Kevin Fletcher, who after 9 months at The Journey Home, is getting ready to move out into his own place. We talked with Kevin about how he came to us and how his time here helped him feel comfortable enough to finally take control of [...]

2018-05-08T15:39:40+00:00May 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Thank you!!!

Thank you to everyone who came out last month for our first annual Victory for Veterans 5K! We had a great turn out and can't wait to get more fundraising events planned! We loved seeing runners and walkers of all ages turn out to honor our Veterans! Is there anything [...]

2018-05-08T14:30:01+00:00May 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Battling the Opioid Epidemic

The number of veterans suffering from an addiction to opioids is staggering. And even more troubling is the fact that Veterans are more than twice as likely to unintentionally overdose on these painkillers than those who’ve never served. This awareness forces us to seek what the correlation is and gives [...]

2018-03-12T18:25:40+00:00March 12th, 2018|1 Comment

The High Cost of Service

We thank our veterans for their service all the time, yet we don’t really understand exactly what we’re thanking them for. The wounded are not only observed in the amputated or those returning with physical wounds, but also in those who silently suffer. It is difficult for those of us [...]

2018-03-10T13:56:34+00:00February 5th, 2018|1 Comment
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