In Praise of a Dumpster

For the past weeks (and months) various dumpsters have been located in the yard at JJ House. Delivering, emptying, and retrieving those large containers is an expensive proposition. Except Homestead Community didn’t pay a dime. That is because one company provided garbage removal services during the entire process. They did more than that, but it […]

As Opening Nears, Need Skyrockets

We are getting close to move-in day for JJ House. By the first of April, extensive renovations to JJ House will been completed and inspections are happening.  Creating homes like JJ House is good business. A 2013 study showed that for every young person who ages out of foster care, taxpayers and communities pay $300,000 in […]