PO Box 1711
Traverse City, MI 49685
Phone: 231-421-5290

Media Reports

Lucky Leprechaun Ball Fundraiser March 15th, 3 to 7 pm

Join us for the 2015 Ancient Order of Hibernians Annual Lucky Leprechaun Ball! This event, a fundraiser for Dann’s House, will include performances from the members of Song of the Lakes, The Wild Sullys, Blue Footed Booby, Pam McCormick (Irish Dancer), Mike Kelly (Actor), Stephan MacNeil (seven-time Northern American Highland bagpipe champion), a Tribute to Robert Emmett, and our very own Shaun Anchak, who sits on the StonesHouse Board of Directors. This year’s event will be held in The Workshop, at  221 Garland Street in the Warehouse District in Traverse City. The event will feature the open format of an Irish session. Rather than being… Read More »


Northern Express Interview

The guys from Dann’s House were interviewed by the Northern Express.  Their group interview was published in the December 15, 2014 issue. Overall, we were very pleased with the article. It is worth noting that we prefer not to use the term “wet house.” It seems pejorative and  implies a “party house” to many. Also, we would clarify that there was a volunteer who purchased  beer for the residents out of his own pocket in the beginning.  It was never the policy of the organization and we stopped it as soon as we found out. (See the FAQs.) Buchanan: I’m… Read More »


Dann’s House Opens

The Record-Eagle reported the opening of Dann’s House on August 15, 2014. Sarah Elms article begins: A handful of men from the county’s most at-risk population now have a place to call home, for as long as they need it. To read the rest of the article, click here.


Support for Dann’s House

Christie Minervini published an opinion column supporting the Dann’s House project in the Northern Express on July 27, 2014. Christie has been active in helping provide services to people in our community experiencing  homelessness, including serving on the Board of Safe Harbor. Her column is well reasoned and thoughtful,  and  relies on facts and statistics from the project, “1811 Westlake” in Seattle,  Washington. The  piece concludes: I’d like to see Dann’s House get successfully up and running so that they can expand to serve the remaining inebriates left on the street. The reduction of public alcoholism will greatly improve the community atmosphere and nuisance issue,… Read More »