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Spreading Joy one senior at a time

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Developing young writers one word at a time...

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Words have power. Use yours for good!

What is The Joy Network?

We are a sweet to the soul, healing to the bones, community!

As a 501c3 organization, The Joy Network aims to be a place where you find, well, Joy! As a faith-based organization, we hope to fulfill Proverbs 16:24 – “Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.”
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Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.
Anne Frank

Programs

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Unless you have family who visits often, an elder care community can be a lonely place to reside. The Letters to Grandma Project connects students with seniors through card and craft donations during the holidays and all year long.

JoySpeak

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JoySpeak is The Joy Network’s publishing arm. We showcase the work of new and seasoned Christian authors , and bloggers. We also share our Christian faith through captivating personal stories and thought provoking devotionals.

Events

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Whether it’s our young writer’s workshop, card writing parties, or senior center visits, The Joy Network is about the business of bringing joy. Help support our events with your time or through donations.

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.

Joyspeak

Read it and leap!

Great Devotionals!

Are you searching for devotionals that inspire you to reach higher and fulfill the purpose God has for your life?  JoySpeak devotionals are designed to help you grow closer to God and become all He desires you to be!

Share Your Story

Everyone’s got a story. At Joyspeak, we believe in the power of personal stories to bridge gaps, forge uncommon friendships and change lives. If God has worked in your life, we want to hear your story!

Reviews

At JoySpeak, we love to recommend books, TV shows, and movies that will inspire and encourage you. We search for wholeome entertainment and let you know if it passes the Joy test. Contact us here with your work.

I have standards I don't plan on lowering for anybody...not even myself.
Zendaya

Help Support the Joy Network!

Our programs make a difference, one word at a time.

Young Writer's Workshop

At our young writer’s workshop, we equip students with the necessary skills to bring joy to others through the written word.

Agenda 119

In many places around the world, 119 is the emergency call number. These days, cyberbullying has placed our communities in a state of emergency, especially in our schools. By using the ideology behind James 1:19, Agenda 119 teaches students to be “quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to become angry.”

Around the World!

What was once a favorite past time has been reduced to “lols” and “ikrs.” Kids these days are missing out on the joy of snail mail. So at The Joy Network, we hope to encourage cross cultural interaction through pen pals around the world.

Grandmas hold our tiny hands for just a little while…..but our hearts forever. Unknown

The Letters to Grandma Project

Grandmothers and roses are much the same. Each are God's masterpieces with different names.
-- Author Unknown

I am a facility

Senior care facilities are some of the loneliest places for people to live. Unless they have a family willing to take the time to visit, residents are left without encouragement for days and weeks on end. We aim to change that. Through the LTGP, we ensure residents receive encouraging cards during the loneliest time of year. If you are a senior care facility who would like to encourage your residents, contact us below to find out how you can become a part of the Letters to Grandma Project.

I am a school

Kids say some of the funniest things. Their humor is just what the doctor ordered for seniors in need of a good laugh and positive encouragement. If you’re a school who is interested in having your students participate in our program through writing cards and letters, please contact us below for more information on how you can get involved.

Write For Us

You’re not a facility and you’re not a school, but you would love to send a letter or words of encouragement to someone in a senior care facility. Use our contact form below to reach out to us and we will send you the information on how you can get involved!

Get in touch


Frequenty Asked Questions

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Can I write for The Joy Network?

Everyone is welcome to apply for a writing position at TJN. In your application, please express your area of interest and we will discuss your options during the interview process.

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How much are your writers paid?

Beginning writers start out on an unpaid 30 day trial period. All other writers will receive compensation based on experience.

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What are your editing rates?

Please check out our website at www.thewriteagent.com for more information on our editing services.

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Does The Joy Network offer internships?

Yes. TJN offers several internships. Students are offered a small stipend for their services at the end of a 3 month program. Check here for information on current available internships.

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What is the best way to contact The Joy Network?

There are several ways to get some JOY!

Contact Form: Use our handy “Get in touch” form above!

Phone: 678-632-5596

Email: joannf@thejoynetwork.net

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How can my organization take part in the Letters to Grandma Project?

I am so glad you asked! Click here to see how your school or senior center can take part in TJN’s Letters to Grandma Project.

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