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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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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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26 Years of Success for the Dawn of Hope Foundation Annual Golf Classic!

There could not have been a more picture perfect day, Monday, August 26th, to spend on the golf course at the Johnson City Country Club!  Both the 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. tournament tee-times were kicked off in style by ceremonial shots made by two Dawn of Hope Service Recipients, Bud & Ralph.  Morning players enjoyed an energizing breakfast of chicken biscuits, fresh fruit,
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Thank you – 2013 Golf Classic Sponsors!

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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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Dawn of Hope Foundation Spring Luau raises more than $55,000!

The Dawn of Hope Foundation hosted the 9th Annual Spring Luau on Thursday, May 2, 2013 from 6pm-10pm at the 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. A heart-felt and sincere THANK YOU goes out to Luau Major Sponsor Cherokee Distributing Company! We also thank our remaining
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