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Horizons Newsletter


Daybreak publishes its Horizons newsletter twice a year. You can read highlights from recent newsletters in the posts following this one. You can read PDF flipbooks of entire newsletters by using their links below. September 2020 Horizons February 2019 Horizons June 2018 Horizons To download and print/save Daybreak’s newsletters, you’ll need an Adobe product. Adobe Reader is a free program available from Adobe’s website. […]

Horizons Newsletter2020-12-10T12:33:03-05:00

Congratulations to Synchrony Financial of Kettering


Congratulations to Synchrony Financial of Kettering for receiving a Rubi Award by the Dayton LGBT HERStory-History Project! Recognized in the Growing Stronger: Strengthening Our Community, Synchrony plays a vital role in building our one community. To view their remarks and recognition of Daybreak, go to the 44:07 mark. Thank you, Synchrony Financial! Also, congratulations to PNC Bank, Casie Barlow and Ann Wilger for being recognized as a community builder also!

Congratulations to Synchrony Financial of Kettering2020-11-17T08:10:34-05:00

Thank you to Vectren/CenterPoint Energy Company


Thank you to Vectren/CenterPoint Energy Company for supporting our youth! Vectren has been a funding partner for a number of years and has helped change the lives of several thousand homeless youth. We couldn't be more grateful!  

Thank you to Vectren/CenterPoint Energy Company2020-12-04T10:37:44-05:00

The Voices Of Young People At Daybreak


The season premiere of Dayton Youth Radio on WYSO aired last week and featured stories from our Daybreak youth and staff. Over the summer, Basim Blunt was on our campus working with Daybreak youth who wanted to tell their stories.  We couldn’t be more proud of them for their courage.  Thank you, Basim and WYSO! You can listen here:

The Voices Of Young People At Daybreak2020-10-15T11:13:26-04:00

Finding his voice and making sense of suffering


How one Daybreak youth uses music composition to realize a higher purpose The noonday sun streams in through a corner window. The sound of rhythmic and measured inhales and exhales fills the room. The instructor calls out cues for breathing and moving. A young man in the corner responds with ease and graceful movements. His audible breathing sets the pace for everyone else. Meet Da’Marcus. The 24-year-old yogi who has been practicing yoga since elementary school with the help of PBS. The yoga class he attends now is at Daybreak. Homeless since age 10 and evicted 13 times, Da’Marcus [...]

Finding his voice and making sense of suffering2020-12-10T12:35:15-05:00

From watching on the sidelines to leading the group


How one Daybreak youth found his self-confidence In September 2019 we sat down to chat with 23-year-old Travis. As you read, keep in mind that donors, through their gifts, play an important roll in Travis' life. Daybreak: How did you hear about Daybreak? Travis: I was 14 years old and in foster care. Greene County Children Services took foster kids on a tour of Daybreak. I found myself needing Daybreak after I turned 18. What happened that you needed Daybreak? I was supposed to move in with my mother, but she died. I had a falling out with my father. [...]

From watching on the sidelines to leading the group2020-09-03T13:54:56-04:00


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