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Donor Profile: Physician’s Charitable Foundation

Physicians’ Charitable Foundation: Supporting Daybreak youth since 1996. Rental assistance. David’s Place. Bullet proof glass. Formula and diapers for new moms. These are just a few of the ways that Physicians’ Charitable Foundation of the Miami Valley has supported homeless youth at Daybreak in the last 20+ years. Since its beginning in 1983, PCF has had a focus on health care needs and at-risk populations. This group of compassionate physicians [...]

October 3rd, 2023|CFY, Donors, News|

Meet Daybreak’s New CEO, Alisha Murray

Meet Daybreak’s new CEO Alisha Murray Inspired by helping youth realize they deserve better. This spring, the Daybreak Board of Trustees appointed Alisha Murray as Daybreak’s new Chief Executive Officer. While this is a new role for Alisha, Alisha has been a part of Daybreak in various roles since 2007. She boasts an impressive background with leadership, administrative, and direct care service at non-profit organizations within the Miami Valley area [...]

October 3rd, 2023|News|


Donor Stories: Mike & Terry Bevis

Mike and Terry Bevis True advocates for Daybreak youth, today and in the future. “Daybreak is a gem of the Gem City,” said Daybreak donor and supporter Terry Bevis. While we agree with that statement, it is our donors, like Mike and Terry Bevis, who are the gems of Daybreak. 15 Years and Counting. Mike and Terry have been involved with Daybreak for fifteen years as donors and [...]

September 30th, 2023|CFY, Donors, Newsletters|

David’s Place: a beacon of hope at Daybreak

Article by Meredith Doench, originally published in The Buckeye Flame For nearly 50 years, the Dayton organization Daybreak has been serving homeless and at-risk youth. It was only a few years ago, however, that leadership recognized it could do more for a large portion of its population: the LGBTQ+ community. More than 28% of the young people Daybreak serves identify as LGBTQ+. In March 2021, Daybreak opened a drop-in center, [...]

September 12th, 2023|David's Place, News, Newsletters|





Am I deranged, in my mind i'm stuck lookin 4 change, & not the kind in a cup not the kind in a fountain, & I have no fear it's like i'm climbing this mountain, & have no gear it's like i'm back at church, with all these confessions & man it really hurts, so much depression followed by agression, Nothin but hate Was a hard lesson, that i [...]

August 4th, 2019|Youth Poems|



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