Country Dance Fundraiser

On May 15, 2015, in Uncategorized, by Jacob

When?: Friday, May 29, 2015 – 21:00 Where?: Branch 69 Legion, 714 Wilson Street West (Upstairs) How?: Tickets are $10 and on sale at: Piece O’Cake Custom Creations, Beats N’Bytes, Portland Pub, & Branch 69 Legion Downstairs Bar.   Additional Information: – Featuring the band ‘SideKick’,  – Door Prizes, – 50/50 Draw, – Cash Bar, […]



On November 23, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Greg J


On November 23, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Greg J


On November 23, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Greg J


On November 19, 2013, in Uncategorized, by Greg J

Aviva Community Fund – We Need Your Votes!

On October 7, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Jacob

What is the Aviva Community Fund? For the fourth year running, Aviva is offering $1 million to encourage Canadians to lead, empower and support community initiatives across the country. They have already provided over $2.5 million in funding to 31 charities and community groups including youth programs, animal shelters, public schools, camps and centres for […]


Joshua Group Report Card

On September 6, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Jacob

Today was the first day back to school for most of our children.  It was a “happy dance day” for the parents and a few of our volunteers too!   As I reflected on this past year, I avoided focusing on the negative: no permanent home, children and families in despair, tired volunteers, and the list […]


A Message From Our Founder

On July 20, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Jacob

My name is Bobby Hayes, and I’m one of the many volunteers at the Joshua Group.  I am writing to ask for your support in purchasing a property, the former Peacock Garden Centre on Sandy Point Road.  This property will impact the lives of  “at risk” kids in our city in a very positive way. […]


CBC “Champions of Change” recipient partners with W. Brett Wilson

On May 6, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Jacob

Business mogul W. Brett Wilson will serve as the Honorary Chair of The Joshua Group’s Lead Us Campaign, a fundraising initiative to find a permanent home for the organization that helps at-risk youth in Saint John, New Brunswick. Wilson was moved after he heard the story of Joshua Group founder Bobby Hayes, who was awarded […]


Some have so much, some have so little

On May 1, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Jacob

This is a very moving letter written by a friend of the Joshua Group: While agreeing to help a friend who is in fourth stage cancer canvas for the Joshua Group to raise funds to purchase the former Peacock Garden Center, I experienced the most moving day of my life, when I decided to meet […]