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From the President

As I worked on the 2020 Annual Report, in my initial seconds of reflection, I am speechless. In the next moment, I am bursting with tidings of joy and sheer gratitude. In October, we celebrated two years of inception! My constant prayer, […]

A New Year.

What a year 2020 was! We adjusted quite a few programs, went virtual for planning and much more. Our impact wasn’t as big as we WANTED it to be, but we stayed connected to our families and kiddos and that’s […]

Happy 2nd Birthday WJRF

Happy 2nd Birthday WJRF

The past 24 months have been nothing short of INCREDIBLE! Twenty-five individuals joined Dale and I on our mission to serve children and youth.  They come from all walks of life and backgrounds to create a diverse and robust board […]

Save The Date

Save The Date

December 1 – 7 is the 10th annual Good Giving Challenge hosted by the Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing.  The Blue Grass Community Foundation is part of a nationally accredited foundation that offers a convenient way for donors to make […]

Did you know…

Did you know…

The Wanda Joyce board has been meeting virtually since Covid happened. We are looking forward to gathering again one day, but until then we are still making things happen! Here’s a few updates on things we’ve been working on behind-the-scenes […]

Update from The President

Update from The President

With Covid-19 restrictions in place we continue to meet each month, virtually. Our board is currently focused on strategic planning. We are doing a general public assessment and we encourage everyone to complete this short survey because we want to hear from […]

A Familiar Voice:

A Familiar Voice:

It’s the summer of 2019. My supervisor requested I go to an Early Childhood Council meeting. A little hesitant, I walked in not understanding my role nor what I could contribute. I am the Youth Services Outreach Specialist at Paul […]

Camp in a Box…2020 style

Camp in a Box…2020 style

You’ve heard us talk about KRUSH a lot. We’re big fans of the program that Kentucky educators Jalina Wheeler and Kristi Whittaker created. Kids Rising Up through Support and Healing was created for students who are dealing with family members […]

How to Help While You’re Healthy at Home

It’s the first of May and our year isn’t going as planned. Neither is yours. Like everyone else, we’ve had to change our plans, postpone gatherings and sit and wait. We’re using our time wisely- with virtual board meetings, trainings […]

Share the Love

Valentine’s Day…whether you’re a fan of the holiday or not, we can probably all agree that this world could use a little more love. No matter what you’re feeling this week, we happen to know a lot of kids that […]