Wednesday Wonders

Who do we partner with?

By Kari Palmer / June 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Who do we partner with?

Our mission is to partner with agencies or churches (journeyofhopesd.org provides a list of our partners) who are aiding people that are transitioning from incarceration, treatment, and/or are experiencing homelessness. We want these individuals to know the community cares about them when they leave those doors. One of our programs is to provide them with…

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Why put socks in the bag?

By Kari Palmer / June 15, 2022 / Comments Off on Why put socks in the bag?

Why is it important to provide socks in the Journey of Hope bags? Simple – Everyone deserves to have a NEW pair of socks on their journey! To offer more concrete evidence, putting on a clean pair of socks helps our mental well being as well as our overall health. Socks absorb moisture and also…

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Why the name Journey of Hope

By Kari Palmer / June 6, 2022 / Comments Off on Why the name Journey of Hope

Over the next couple of months, we’ll answer the Wednesday Wonder questions about Journey of Hope. To begin, let’s answer the basics – how did we come up with the name: “Journey of Hope”?  We all have been given a journey of different experiences and destinations—all uniquely made. It can be difficult to understand why…

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Why is Psalm 139 significant to us?

By Kari Palmer / May 31, 2022 /

On the Journey of Hope draw-string bag are the words of a psalm. Psalm 139:14, You are Beautiful, for you are, Fearfully and Wonderfully Made… So why is this important to us? Our long-time pastor came to our home the evening Sven died, picked up our Bible and read the words of Psalm 139 to us.…

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