Enriching the lives of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The mission of Dawn of Hope is to provide high quality, caring, individualized services to enrich the lives of adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Northeast Tennessee. We do this in three program areas: Developmental, Vocational and Residential Services.

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Dawn of Hope’s Spring Luau a Hula Good Time!

Presented by Cherokee Distributing Company, the 11th Annual Dawn of Hope Spring Luau raised more than $64,000, all of which will help support life enhancing programs for more than 210 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities served by Dawn of Hope! Held on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at the Millennium Centre in Johnson City, TN, the annual event brings in funding that is vital
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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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Every donation provides crucial funds to the Developmental, Residential, Vocational and Health Programs at Dawn of Hope!
The Dawn of Hope is a nonprofit 501c(3)organization as described in the Internal Revenue Code; EIN 59 1774736. All donations are tax deductible in accordance with the law.