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

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Gratitude Gathering 2019

What are you grateful for? We at Dann’s House are grateful to have expanded! We’ve begun renting the other half of the duplex where we’ve been operating for five years, and have almost doubled the number of people we serve. We are also grateful for the progress we’re making towards purchasing the entire property. You can help us to raise the funds needed to bring this project to completion! Join us for a Gratitude Gathering Wednesday, November 20 6:00-8:00pm Blue Tractor Barn 423 South Union Street, Traverse City $50 per person Chef-Designed Dinner Included, Cash Bar Contact us for tickets!


Gratitude Gathering 2018

What are you grateful for? We at Dann’s House are grateful for the extraordinary opportunity to purchase the house where we have been successfully operating for four years! You can help us to raise the funds needed for the down payment, closing costs, and necessary renovations to the house so that we can double the number of people we serve. We are also grateful for an anonymous donor who will match your donation! Join us for a Gratitude Gathering Tuesday, November 13 6:00-8:00pm Blue Tractor Barn 423 South Union Street, Traverse City $45 per person Chef-Designed Dinner Included, Cash Bar… Read More »


San Francisco Inspired by Dann’s House

Dann’s House was featured in a story on KALW, a public radio station in San Francisco, California. The city is considering ways to address homelessness, especially considering that 40% of the people experiencing homelessness in San Francisco report suffering from Substance Use Disorders. Andrew Seltzer, a reporter for KALW and the San Francisco Public Press, spent some time at Dann’s House last summer. He discovered that our success can show his city that following a Harm Reduction model works. Listen or read a transcript here.


Gratitude Gathering

What are you grateful for? Dann’s House residents are grateful to have a roof over their heads, a supportive environment, and an opportunity to transform their lives. “If it weren’t for Dann’s House, I would be dead” is often heard there. You can help to inspire such appreciation. Join us for a Gratitude Gathering Tuesday Nov 14 Blue Tractor Barn Union Street, Traverse City $40 per person Dinner included, Cash Bar See any Board member for tickets!


Precision Cares Donation

Dann’s House is grateful to have received a donation of $1,000 from Precision Plumbing and Heating, as part of their Precision Cares program. Precision received nominations for Dann’s House from three different from community members, and were impressed with the community support and the effectiveness of the project, which provides interim and supportive housing for people who have experienced chronic homelessness and also suffer from severe Alcohol Use Disorder. Pictured are a representative of Precision, along with Board members, staff, volunteers, and residents of Dann’s House receiving a giant check!


Fresh Fossils Fundraiser

Fresh Fossils at Little Bohemia:  Fun, Food, Drink, and Dancing to Benefit Dann’s House Saturday, June 17 7pm – 10pm Little Bohemia, 540 W. Front Street, Traverse City Everyone Welcome, No cover Traverse City’s premier family tavern will host this event to raise funds for Dann’s House, a nonprofit organization that provides interim and supportive housing for people who have been experiencing chronic homelessness and also suffer from severe Alcohol Use Disorder. Little Bohemia will serve beverages and “food so good you’ll wanna lick the plate,” and The Fresh Fossils will provide an eclectic fusion of blues, ballads, rock, and… Read More »


Dann’s House Receives Grants

We are pleased to announce that Dann’s House has received three significant grants in the last month: $5,000 from the Art and Mary Schmuckal Family Foundation $10,000 from United Way of Northwest Michigan $15,000 from the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians We are deeply grateful to these important organizations, not only for their generous grants, but also for their recognition that Dann’s House is an important factor in the fight to end chronic homelessness in the Grand Traverse Region. You can join that fight, too! As a nonprofit, Dann’s House relies on community contributions as well as grant funding.… Read More »


No Home for the Holidays Concert

NO HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS A Concert to Benefit Dann’s House Sun. Dec. 18 at 3pm at the Presbyterian Church A “No Home for the Holidays” concert will be held Sunday, December 18 at 3:00 pm at the Presbyterian Church at 701 Westminster Drive in Traverse City. A freewill offering will be requested to benefit Dann’s House, a nonprofit organization that provides transitional and supportive housing for people who have experienced chronic homelessness and who also suffer from severe alcohol use disorder. Residents follow certain house expectations, and are not expected to abstain from alcohol. They have all reduced the… Read More »