The Journey Home continues the fight to end generational poverty and homelessness in Rutherford County

May 05, 2022 at 11:19 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) The Journey Home in Murfreesboro works to help those who are both homeless or on the edge of homelessness daily. Scott Foster, director of The Journey Home,.... Read More
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Today's guest help to prepare meals for those in need - learn how you can help

Mar 18, 2022 at 09:07 am by Producer

Our guest include Aaron and Emily Cox, who volunteer their time to prepare meals for those in need (hear today's podcast above). On March 5, 2022, Meals of Hope packing p.... Read More
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Meals of Hope Volunteers in Murfreesboro Helped Prepare over 50,000 Meals for Less Fortunate - Overall Goal of 1-Million Meals in 2022 (1)

Mar 16, 2022 at 07:00 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn.— Last Saturday (03/05/2022), Meals of Hope packing partners Aaron and Emily Cox worked with volunteers to pack 51,072 meals for struggling individual.... Read More
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Meals of Hope Volunteers in Murfreesboro Helped Prepare over 50,000 Meals for Less Fortunate - Overall Goal of 1-Million Meals in 2022

Mar 09, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn.— This past Saturday (03/05/2022), Meals of Hope packing partners Aaron and Emily Cox worked with volunteers to pack 51,072 meals for struggling indiv.... Read More
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Wednesday Night Propane Tank Explosion Heard All Over

Feb 17, 2022 at 10:51 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Shortly before 10:00 o'clock Wednesday night (2/16/2022), a downtown explosion at Old Salem Road next to the railroad tracks was heard as far away as te.... Read More

Local homeless man found deceased in Murfreesboro

Jan 13, 2022 at 04:14 pm by WGNS

A homeless man was found deceased in Murfreesboro on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.The Murfreesboro Police Department confirmed that officers responded to the area of 173 Brid.... Read More

Food distribution to homeless will likely require a permit if on city property in Murfreesboro

Dec 20, 2021 at 09:30 am by WGNS

The homeless community continues to grow as Rutherford County grows.In the City of Murfreesboro, government officials struggle to respond to their needs while also protecting.... Read More

Chicken Salad Chick Investing in The Journey Home of Murfreesboro

Dec 10, 2021 at 11:22 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Chicken Salad Chick recently announced their Giving Card Campaign in the Middle Tennessee area stores benefitting The Journey Home and raising money n.... Read More

Journey Home Pancake Breakfast THIS SATURDAY Morning

Nov 03, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

The Journey Home in Murfreesboro will host a Pancake Breakfast this Saturday. Founded in 2006, The Journey Home is a Christian ministry that serves the homeless and disadvan.... Read More

New initiative helping homeless families connect to housing, community resources

Oct 28, 2021 at 09:19 am by WGNS

With about 30 minutes left before the deadline to apply for a new position as ATLAS Family Engagement Specialist, Kyle Bowron thought long and hard before finally moving her c.... Read More

Helping Homeless in Middle Tennessee

Oct 26, 2021 at 04:55 pm by WGNS

WGNS recently visited Madison, Tennessee where we learned about Layman Lessons, an organization that help's those who are homeless. Hear our short interview below... &nbs.... Read More

Brad Blomgren, founder of the Way of Hope dies at age 55

Sep 24, 2021 at 10:14 am by WGNS

The founder of something that was very special to many throughout Rutherford County has passed away… It was a man who had a heart for helping others, especially during.... Read More

Homeless Woman Reported Missing - Safely Located and Case Closed

Sep 01, 2021 at 09:21 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A homeless woman who was reported as missing has since been located. 19-year-old Hannah Gross was reported missing by a friend on August 29, 2021. Murfree.... Read More

JaQuan LeGrand becomes first of eight siblings to graduate high school; teen was homeless in Tennessee and now plans to major in computer engineering

Jun 04, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Polite. Well-mannered. Positive. Humble. Willing to listen. Open to advice. Vulnerable.Those are just a few of the adjectives used to describe JaQuan LeGrand (photo above).Syd.... Read More

From an idea to MTSU nurses providing COVID-19 vaccine for Journey Home clients

May 31, 2021 at 09:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Three weeks ago, knowing the need for MTSU Health Services to utilize COVID-19 vaccines about the expire so they would not be wasted, universi.... Read More

STORY: Homeless / Addicted Man Enters Rehab, Because of Relationships

May 20, 2021 at 10:03 am by WGNS

Helping others is the entire purpose of local non-profits like Greenhouse Ministries in Murfreesboro. Cliff Sharp who founded Greenhouse over 20-years ago, told WGNS NEWS&hell.... Read More

2020 Libertarian Candidate for Vice President to Feed Homeless in Murfreesboro Saturday

May 03, 2021 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

Spike Cohen, the 2020 Libertarian candidate for Vice President and first millennial on the ballot in all fifty states, will take part in a charity event this Satur.... Read More

Local Non-Profit to Host Musical Fish Fry on Saturday in Murfreesboro

Apr 21, 2021 at 11:16 am by WGNS

This Saturday (4/24/21), a local non-profit that focuses on helping homeless and those in poverty, will host a Spring Fish Fry. Proceeds raised at the event will benefit those.... Read More

COVID Vaccines for Area Homeless in Rutherford County on March 26th

Mar 22, 2021 at 10:26 am by WGNS

Those who are homeless in Rutherford County will have an opportunity to receive the COVID Vaccine this Friday on March 26th.Saint Thomas Rutherford hospital is offering the Jo.... Read More
Pictured left to right, Lisbeth Couser, Roseann Barton, Jeremy Palmer, Nancy Roark,  Annmarie Kaspy and Lauren Cooley.

Chicken Salad Chick makes $20,030 Investment in The Journey Home

Mar 02, 2021 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

Chicken Salad Chick recently presented The Journey Home with a $20,030 gift to further the efforts of the nonprofit. During December of last year, Chicken Salad Chicks in the.... Read More