Happy Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving is often a time to reflect on what truly matters. In a year of such uncertainty, giving thanks takes on a different meaning. Danielle’s* story comes to mind in this time.  Danielle and her two teenaged children fled a natural disaster and domestic...

October 2020 Newsletter

When Ariel had no one she could turn to, Dawning Family Services was there for her and her growing family. Ariel remembers the night she had to quickly pack her bags for her and her son, Alex. If she was going to escape the domestic abuse, she had to quickly leave her...

September 2020 Newsletter

ICYMI: Dawning Family Services Has A New CEO! This past Monday, Mona Duffus, LCSW, joined Dawning Family Services as its new CEO. Hitting the ground running in just three short days, Ms. Duffus has already met (virtually) with Board Members, staff, and funders, and...

August 2020 Newsletter

United Way Suncoast and Dawning Family ServicesCollaboration Stabilized 17 Families in Our Community When COVID-19 hit our community, the lives of many families, like Hillary’s, were turned upside down. Businesses shuttered their doors completely or reduced...

July 2020 Newsletter

It’s been a buzz of activity here in West Tampa as Dawning Family Services continued the renovation of our Family Welcome Center. Starting with the review of plans and schematics, to demolishing interior walls, to cutting out galvanized pipe, to tenting for...