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Blaze damages homeless haven

...mattresses and little ends of pieces of material, melted garbage bags. It looked like your average garbage dump." Joan Decker, executive director of the Glory Hole, a downtown homeless shelter and dining hall, said many homeless choose to...
Local Briefs

...purpose of the forum is to inform the community of various street issues and to form action groups to address them, said Joan Decker, executive director of the Glory Hole, a soup kitchen and shelter. "We want to discuss concerns about problems the...
Thank You

...back yard area that helps to keep the Glory Hole beautiful and worthy of the praise we regularly get from tourists. Joan Decker Director ...for your love and support The family of Donald James Sr., his wife Arne, children Donald Jr., Dorene...
From Kansas to Juneau - volunteer to director

...hardest things you can ever do is be totally honest with yourself," Young said. In March 2002, Young, 46, replaced Joan Decker as director of the Glory Hole, run by a board of church representatives. Personal misfortune brought him to Alaska...
Local homeless population doesn't fit the stereotypes

...around Juneau is not going to see any homeless," said Joan Decker, director of the Glory Hole, the South Franklin Street...numbers are unknown, said Glory Hole Executive Director Joan Decker. To volunteer at the St. Vincent de Paul Society...
Christmas food, toys and cheer

...cranberry sauce, gravy makings, pies or the recipes and ingredients for them, and many other goods, according to Joan Decker, executive director of the shelter. "There's no actual requirements besides the person feeling that they need it...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...running the Resolution Run, a New Year's Day run in Douglas. She also trains for the Klondike every September. Joan Decker, Glory Hole executive director: Decker doesn't usually make resolutions, but has plenty of resolve. ``Just getting...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...his death. It's unlikely he'll do an autopsy. ``That's one of the sad things about the homeless,'' said Joan Decker, executive director of the Glory Hole, a downtown dormitory and dining hall for the homeless. ``They're lucky...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Southeast Alaska Food Bank. It's a good time of year to get some extra cash and food, said Glory Hole Executive Director Joan Decker. Giving is always down after the holidays, as people face their Christmas bills. Cold and snow also kept people away...
Juneau Empire Story Archive was transported for medical treatment, said Sheryl Washburn, nursing director at Bartlett Regional Hospital. Joan Decker, executive director of the Glory Hole, said the matter had been handled internally. Thefts: About 12:30 p.m...


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