Ambassador Initiative

CJAmbassadorInitiativeImageChronic Joy Ambassador Initiative is a partnership of hope recognizing individuals or organizations who exemplify one or more of our ministry foundations:

  • Hope
  • Purpose
  • Worth
  • Encouragement
  • Community-Building
  • Joy

It is an opportunity for individuals or organizations to donate their skills, gifts or talents to further the work of this ministry.

It is a partnership of community.

Our Ambassadors will receive a certificate recognizing their vital place in this ministry, a story of introduction shared through social media (unless they decline), and our sincere gratitude and appreciation.

Chronic Joy Ambassador Initiative is a partnership of hope, purpose and worth. A partnership between artisan, donor and Chronic Joy Ministry. A partnership of generosity and joy. And it is the vital and remarkable partnership of community.

To become a Chronic Joy Ambassador, please contact us here.

2017 Ambassadors

Sam Re

SamHospitalThe phone rang. It was 3am.


“Mom,” my son Sam said so quietly I almost couldn’t hear him, “can you come get me?”

Eight months earlier, Sam had walked across the stage in cap and gown, head held high, a smile playing at the edges of his lips and accepted his high school diploma. In August, on a Presidential Scholarship, he’d headed for college without a backward glance, ready to shake free from the past three and a half years of serious illness and start fresh. Clean slate. New beginning.

But you can’t shake free from the illness written in your DNA.        Read more…

2016 Ambassador

Samantha Juneau

SamJuneauToday, I’d like to introduce you to my friend, Samantha Juneau, known to her friends as Sam. We’ve met just a few times, but there’s something remarkable about spending time with her. Sam’s smile lights up a room and she exudes warmth, kindness and joy.

Last week when we met, I talked almost non-stop as I have a habit of doing. Sam smiled and quietly held my hand. During our conversation, I noticed her necklace. It was beautiful. I told her how much I liked it and reached for it to get a better view. As I released the beads, time stopped. My hand was right beside her ventilator.  Read more…

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