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Thanks to our EMU volunteers!

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...

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Growing Sober

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...

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Dawn Farm a 2014 Detroit Free Press Top Workplace! (again!)

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...

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Thanks U of M Law!

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...

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Upcoming seminar on the local opiate epidemic

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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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Soccer-a-thon!

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. ...

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