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MR Foundation of Tennessee, Inc. Awards Transportation Grant!

MR Foundation of Tennessee, Inc., a Knights of Columbus sponsored charity, awards Dawn of Hope with a $12,492 grant to assist in the purchase of three additional transportation mini buses.  Dawn of Hope provides transportation services for participants to and from their homes, individual programs at the Dawn of Hope Developmental and Vocational Centers, Community Based Employment locations, various medical appointments, and any additional
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Houses for Hope completes sixth home in Unicoi County!

The Dawn of Hope Foundation recently completed the sixth and final home in the Unicoi County Houses for Hope project, which began in 2009.  The new homes feature three bedrooms, two full baths and a double garage. The homes are also equipped with wide doorways and ramps to accommodate wheelchairs. Funding for the construction of these homes was made possible through a grant from
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A big thank you to the team at Olive Garden of Johnson City!

On behalf of Dawn of Hope staff, board members and service recipients we would like to thank David Hilderbrand, Diane Lane and the entire team at the Olive Garden of Johnson City! These amazing people provided lunch for the service recipients & staff of the Development & Vocational Centers.  They brought with them a delicious array of food including pasta, soup, salad and bread
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2012 Spring Luau sets a record breaking year!

The Dawn of Hope Foundation hosted the 8th Annual Spring Luau at the Millennium Centre in Johnson City on Thursday, May 3rd. Thanks to the major sponsor of the event Cherokee Distributing Company, sponsors, donors and ticket holders – we raised over $59,000! This was our biggest and best year yet! All proceeds will help to fund educational and life enhancing programs for the
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You’re invited to join The Birthday Club

Sponsor a birthday and make someone’s birthday the best day of the year! At Dawn of Hope we believe everyone should get to celebrate their birthday. Unfortunately, some of our service recipients do not have family or their families do not have the financial means to do this. The Dawn of Hope Birthday Club was started to ensure that everyone has a chance to
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