The Key Ring

Become part of a compassionate community of monthly givers who are opening doors of opportunity for our residents. You can make every day better for our residents by supporting Dave’s House with a monthly gift. The Dave’s House Key Ring is a crucial club of supporters who provide us monthly program funding we can rely on,…

Clarcona Home Kitchen Redesign Complete

The kitchen remodel project at the first Dave’s House home in Central Florida is complete! The home’s residents are enjoying the redesigned space. “Now there’s a smell of fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies in the air … yum yum!” said Resident Scott.Thanks to Board Member Adam Eckelbarger, CEO with Mader Southeast Construction, for donating the construction…

#BeSomebodysSomeone

At Dave’s House, being Somebody’s Someone is about people helping people with serious mental illness rebuild their lives, escaping homelessness and living in a supportive home.Dave’s House Co-Founders Lin and Ron Wilensky were Somebody’s Someone for Lin’s brother Dave Jeffreys, who had paranoid schizophrenia. Through permanent supportive housing, Dave lived successfully in recovery, in a…

Holiday Cheer for Our Residents

The Aspire Health Clubhouse is an important community hub for Dave’s House residents. Most of our residents participate in daily therapeutic and educational programs and have regular job assignments at the Clubhouse. At the holidays, our staffs organize a special celebration for more than 70 transitional and Dave’s House permanent supportive housing residents. This year, two very special…

Dave’s House Party Volunteer Get Together

Long-time Dave’s House Supporter Nancy Wheeler hosted a potluck dinner and event debrief at her home for the Dave’s House Party volunteers. We all enjoyed great conversations and excellent food while also discussing how we can continue to improve the Dave’s House Party event.

Dave’s House Party Raises $144,000 for Program Funding

Thank you to everyone who helped make our 2019 Dave’s House Party a success! Through the generosity of our family of supporters, $144,000 was raised. These funds greatly contribute to our resident programs, home maintenance and expansion of housing for more residents.Your caring and sharing creates home that lead to healing for men and women…

The Thanksgiving Spirit

Thanks to the generosity of the Kelly Family Cuidiú Foundation, our staff and volunteers delivered today delicious Thanksgiving dinners from the Second Harvest, Catering for Good, full-service caterer to our Central Florida Dave’s House homes.  A delicious and nutritious meal was dropped off to each home and we made sure to order enough for some…

Daphne Willis’ Inspiration for “Somebody’s Someone”

Daphne Willis, Sony/ATV Music Publishing recording artist and mental health advocate, will perform at Dave’s House Party on Saturday, October 12, 2019. We connected with her because of her song “Somebody’s Someone.”“Daphne is an inspirational storyteller and musician,” said Lori Trainer, Dave’s House board member and event chair. “Her song Somebody’s Someone, which is about…

Kitchen Remodel Underway

Mader Southeast Construction Team Members take a break from installing new kitchen cabinets in our Clarcona house.Our residents in the first Dave’s House home in Central Florida will soon have a remodeled kitchen! Thanks to Board Member Adam Eckelbarger, CEO with Mader Southeast Construction, for donating the construction materials and manpower for this project. Ted…