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A Chance to Win $10,000!

Join us for a one-of-a-kind event!  The 11th annual Spring Luau presented by Cherokee Distributing Company will be held on Thursday, April 30th from 6:00pm-10:00pm at the Millennium Centre in Johnson City, TN.  2015 Spring Luau Flyer This event is a casual evening full of great food, fun games, good friends and dancing to beach music!  The main event is a reverse raffle with a cash
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A Must-hear Success Story

If you walk into the local animal shelter, you may not notice twenty-six year old Chris who is happily taking dogs out of their cages for some exercise.  A stout young man with a quick laugh, contagious smile, and a friendly, laidback nature can be heard joking with the staff and volunteers.  When he leaves he stands a little taller, shoulders a bit broader
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Dawn of Hope Service Recipients Become Local Artists and Models!

              The Dawn of Hope welcomes you to both their Annual Art Show on November 20 and 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. as well as to their Fall Fashion Show November 25 at 10 a.m.  Both events will take place at the Dawn of Hope Gymnasium located at 500 East Oakland Avenue and are open to
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Thank You Dr. Jennifer Boggs!

The Dawn of Hope Ladies League was excited to welcome Dr. Jennifer Boggs, a Nurse Practitioner who specializes in mental health, on Friday, August 8 to speak on Health Awareness and Tips for Healthier Living. She discussed her responsibilities as a Nurse Practitioner and shared information on eating balanced meals, sleeping adequate amounts, exercising regularly and taking part in enjoyable activities in order to keep your
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More Than $32,000 In Proceeds to Benefit Programs for Adults with Disabilities!

Presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, the 28th Annual Dawn of Hope Golf Classic, held August 4, 2014 at the Johnson City Country Club, raised crucial funds for the Dawn of Hope Developmental, Residential and Vocational Programs.  Dawn of Hope provides services to more than 210 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Northeast Tennessee Region. A heartfelt THANK YOU goes out to
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Spring Luau raises more than $52,000!

The Dawn of Hope Foundation hosted the 10th annual Spring Luau, presented by Cherokee Distributing Company, on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 6pm-10pm at Millennium Centre in Johnson City, TN. The Spring Luau is the Foundation’s largest annual fundraiser and a feature event in the Tri Cities area. The event was a casual, tropical themed affair, which included a Hawaiian-style roast pig, heavy hors
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DON”T MISS…… Your Chance to Win $10,000!

The 2014 Dawn of Hope Spring Luau presented by Cherokee Distributing Company, will take place on Thursday, May 8, 2014 from 6 p.m.-10 p.m., at the Millennium Center in Johnson City, TN. You’ll spend the evening in absolute paradise, indulging yourself in a tropical feast of Hawaiian themed heavy hors d’oeuvres and complimentary beer & wine at Harvey’s Island Tiki Bar.  Entertainment also abounds in activities, such as
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

An annual campaign across the Country to increase awareness of this devastating disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same.  To support this amazing cause, the Dawn of Hope Ladies League headed up a ‘breast cancer awareness’ walk,
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DAWN OF HOPE ART SHOW – DATE TBD – 9AM-4PM

Please join us for the annual Art Show and shop multiple displays of one-of-a-kind handmade arts and crafts ranging from colorful mosaic flower pots filled with beautiful tissue paper flowers, to original landscape paintings. Service Recipients work on their pieces for the show year-round in preparation for this exciting event. Proceeds raised from items sold are given back to the recipient who designed the piece.
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Congratulations Paul!

  Tennessee Community Organizations (TNCO) recognized Dawn of Hope Service Recipient Paul with the Individual Achievement of the Year Award for the East Tennessee Region at the 2013 TNCO Annual Luncheon, which was held in Nashville, Tennessee on August 14.  Individuals receiving this award have made outstanding progress toward achieving their personal goals in the community. Paul came to Dawn of Hope in July 1998, exhibiting a
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