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Give Local & Help Dawn Farm Raise $20,000 in 1 Day!

To mark the 100th anniversary of community foundations and the important role they play in strengthening local communities, we are partnering with the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation to help generate $1,000,000 for 50 local nonprofits, in 24 hours on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. We have the chance to raise $20,000 for Dawn Farm in one […]

A terrible loss for Dawn Farm and the field

Last night (Wednesday), Pat Gibbons, Dawn Farm’s Medical Director and psychiatrist died suddenly. We’re stunned. He was just at Spera on Tuesday night seeing clients. It’s a terrible loss for Dawn Farm and our community. Any words I can come up with feel entirely inadequate, but here goes. He was a model of the power […]

March 20th – Whole Foods Community Support Day

Shop Whole Foods Market Cranbrook on Thursday, March 20th Whole Foods Market Cranbrook has generously chosen our organization as the recipient of their 5% Community Support Day on March 20th. 5% of that day’s sales will benefit Dawn Farm – so grab your shopping bags, make your grocery list and get shopping! Whole Foods Market Cranbrook: 990 […]

Meet Kate.

Kate is a senior at Skyline High School & President of the SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) chapter at her high school. She led a Red Ribbon fundraiser to raise awareness about drug and alcohol addiction and dropped by yesterday to present us with a check for the money that she raised. It was an […]

New Drop-In Center!

We are excited to be opening a new drop-in center at one of our transitional housing sites. The center will host “Work in Progress” meetings every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings for all transitional housing clients who do not currently have a job. They’ll check in with Dawn Farm staff to update them on their […]


A bunch of Dawn Farm staff had a blast playing soccer in a soccer-a-thon fundraiser for the Ann Arbor PORT Street Soccer team. They describe the team this way: PORT Street Soccer’s mission is to use soccer as a way to engage and empower the homeless in our community.  PORT Street Soccer’s vision is to use soccer […]

Turkeys are here!

Our farm-fresh turkeys are here! If you reserved a turkey, you can visit us at the Farm today to pick it up. Didn’t reserve a turkey? No worry-we have a limited number still available. Call us at 734.485.8725 to get yours today!

Thanks Circle K!

  A BIG Dawn Farm thank you to Circle K International at the University of Michigan for volunteering with us on Saturday to help spruce up the Farm! If you have a group that would like to do a volunteer project with us, contact Megan at 734.485.8725 or

Dawn Farm is a Top Workplace. Again!

We are pleased to announce that Dawn Farm has been selected as a Detroit Free Press Top Workplace for the fifth consecutive year. We ranked #21 in the small business category. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, a research firm on organizational health and […]

Delonis Center love!

We’ve been doing a lot of work with the Delonis Center this year. Their workers have been coming to Spera to help enroll our clients in the Washtenaw Health Plan. We’ve been going there to provide recovery support. Some of their staff have also made time to attend Dawn Farm staff trainings to learn more […]

A Young Family Healed


How Dawn Farm Has Helped

Not just the lives of our clients–but also their loved ones, neighbors, friends, employers, co-workers and many others. The greatest benefit to involvement with Dawn Farm is the privilege of participating in and witnessing these transformations.

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