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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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 5th, 2018|1 Comment

From The Eyes Of Ron Strong

Ron Strong, a 63-year old veteran from Ohio, was homeless and struggling with alcoholism before he found The Journey Home in Winchester Indiana. His struggles with substance abuse began in his teenage years, but were made much worse after enlisting when he was 17-years old. "When I put that uniform [...]

2018-03-10T14:03:21+00:00 January 9th, 2018|3 Comments

2017 Journey Home Update

In 2017, our veterans and The Journey Home accomplished great things—as we begin 2018, we’d like to pause to reflect on last year’s achievements. If this is your first time hearing of The Journey Home, we're a transitional home for homeless veterans. You can read more about our mission here. [...]

2018-01-08T22:14:45+00:00 January 8th, 2018|1 Comment

From The Eyes Of Charles Hampton

We feel so blessed to be able to have such a significant impact on the lives of local veterans. Every day, we receive testimonials from veterans and their families about the major difference we made. Today, we’d love to share this wonderful story with you. One of our former residents [...]

2017-12-21T12:27:58+00:00 December 20th, 2017|1 Comment
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