This semester, a group of social work students from EMU took on the daunting project of transforming a basement room at our 2208 employment center. The goal was a create a space for interview clothes, a small food pantry, and basic household supplies. These are the BEFORE pics: Our social work students made an AMAZING […]
Dawn Farm was mentioned in an article in Modern Farmer magazine about therapeutic farms for addiction recovery! Rehabilitation programs on farms exist in the United States, too. “Meaningful work is part of the recovery experience,” says Jason Schwartz, clinical director at Dawn Farm, a small rehabilitation center in Ypsilanti, Michigan, where recovering addicts work in the […]
On Sunday, September 7th, The Detroit Free Press is published “The Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces“ ““ a list of the best places to work in the State of Michigan. We are proud to let you know that Dawn Farm has been named to the list for the 6th year in a row. The evaluation […]
Meet Patricia and Dr. Bob!
A BIG Dawn Farm thank you to the U of M Law School Students for spending their service day with us at the Farm!A little bit of gardening, some painting, sprucing up of the Gift Shop and lots more made for a fun-filled, productive day! Thanks! Post by Dawn Farm.
Dawn Farm is a sponsor of this RADEO (Regional Anti-Drug Education & Outreach) event. It’s not free ($35), but we’re familiar with some of the speakers and they are outstanding. If you’re concerned about the opiate epidemic in the region, this is an excellent opportunity to learn about it and connect with people who are […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]