New Friday Night Support Group

The Joy Project hosts weekly support groups. This is a safe space for members of the community who are struggling to recover from eating disorders. Anyone affected by eating disorder or body image issues is welcome. Friends and family members are welcome as well. In addition to the weekly support group meetings held on Monday nights, [...]

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Support The Joy Project As You Shop Online!

Doing some online shopping? A few additional clicks can earn money for your favorite nonprofit- without costing you anything! Click the link below and enter your info. $5 will be donated to The Joy Project! Then, any time you shop online at one of 1600 iGive-affiliated stores, The Joy Project will receive a percentage of [...]

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SAMHSA and TJP Partner for Consumer-Driven Discussion of EDs

The Joy Project staffers Serena Iacono and Joy Nollenberg traveled to Rockville, MD, to give a presentation on Empowerment in Eating Disorder Recovery. The presentation was sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services, Office of Consumer Affairs, in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health, and [...]

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We got a makeover

Welcome to the new Joy Project website!

Welcome to our new and improved website! We hope the new, redesigned layout will make the content easier to find. In addition, the new format helps us add new content more quickly, which means you can expect to see a wider range of articles and information, updated on a regular basis. Of course, don’t forget [...]

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Actionist of the Month Award

Jessica Weiner “Actionist of the Month” Award

The Joy Project and Andrea Roe (author of the book You are Not Alone) has been honored as Actionists of the Month by best-selling author, advice columnist and self-esteem expert Jessica Weiner. This honor is given to individuals and organizations who have led by example and inspired others to take action to make the world a better place.    

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Good Neighbor Award

WCCO Good Neighbor Award

Joy Nollenberg, Executive Director of The Joy Project, was the recipient of WCCO Radio’s “Good Neighbor Award” on November 2, 2007. The Good Neighbor Award is awarded to individuals who have dedicated a significant amount of time and effort to the greater good through volunteering. Congrats, Joy!    

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The Joy Project x MyTalk 107.1

Our Director Interviewed on FM107.1

FM107.1 is a radio station in the Twin Cities area. The Get Real Girls airs every Saturday morning from 8:00-10:00 am on that station. Every week, they nominate one person from the community to be their “Get Real Girl of the Week.” They have chosen The Joy Project’s Director, Joy Nollenberg, as a weekly Get Real [...]

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