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Nonprofit restaurant concept opens in Phoenix


A nonprofit restaurant that uses its proceeds to bring chef-inspired meals to cancer patients in the valley, opened in Phoenix near Shea Boulevard and 36th Street. The Joy Bus Diner will serve hearty, made-to-order breakfast and lunch fare served Tuesday through Sunday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every cent earned will be used to support The Joy Bus, a local… Read More →

Joy Bus Brings Food, Smiles To Cancer Patients

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Rafael Figueroa, 48, suffers from stage-four colon and liver cancer, Wagner’s disease, pancreatic cysts and valley fever. But despite his ailing health, Rafael smiles every Friday at the sight of Jennifer Caraway and her free, home-cooked meal. Caraway is the president of the Joy Bus, a non-for-profit organization she founded offering free, hand-delivered, home-cooked food… Read More →