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About DANA

The Diversity Activities National Association (DANA) is a 501 c(3) nonprofit organization that helps, supports, and guides foster care, adopted, and high risk children. 

Since its operation in 2006, it has helped countless families by providing activities, resources, and training for both parents and children. 

DANA is an advocate of the efforts of various organizations and works in partnership with them in delivering community, educational, and cultural activities to better serve the community.

Our Mission

Our mission is to increase the effectiveness of the quality of care, assist training of youth and adults while healing broken families due to mental health issues and/or substance abuse.

At DANA we celebrate diversity and strive to instill integrity encouragement for all individuals to become his or her own unique self.

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Partnerships

The National Football League (NFL)

Through the partnership, DANA helped organize and manage charitable events hosted by the NFL. 

The partnership later brought out DANA to Michigan and Texas for similar events hosted by the Pro Bowl to help families in high-risk areas. 

DANA’s resources and services continue in these states.

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Team Mission

In 2017, DANA partnered with Team Mission in sending five (5) young adults, part of its youth, to Africa where they helped in building water wells for clean water in Malawi and build structures for an orphanage in Ethiopia. 

Through the experience, these young adults were able to learn how to deal with stress, develop healthy coping skills, and manage in cross-cultural settings. 

At the end of the program, they developed a higher level of compassion and the desire to make a universal change. 

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Locations

DANA has locations in Hawaii, Michigan, and Texas.

You may also find us in our new locations in Tampa Bay, Florida; and

As of July 4th, 2022, we have also established in West Java, Indonesia. This is one of our first steps in helping families and children around the world. 

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Why Choose Us

We are special because we make a difference in a person's life. We have the ability to change the outcome of each child we help through our services and make families bond better.

The quality of the services and training we provide is what truly sets us apart.

Contribute to a Good Cause

The money we receive from your donation and purchase goes towards our programs, resources, and training services to heal families with mental health and substance abuse issues.

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  • Office Address:
    91-1121 Keaunui Drive
    Suite 108, PSB 249
    Ewa Beach, Hawaii 96706

  • (808) 799-9156
    (214) 259-5145

  • drjm@danafoundations.org

  • Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM