Dannon Project

Rating: 4.86 stars   57 reviews

Issues: Human Services, Crime & Law

Location: 2030 1st Avenue North Birmingham AL 35203 USA

Mission: The mission of Dannon Project is to insure maximum utilization of resources available from private charitable sources and from local, state and federal governments to assist in the development of healthy communities and lifestyles, thereby, preventing violence and other at-risk behaviors that lead to unemployment, disease, incarceration and re-incarceration, premature death and generational cycles of poverty and economic exclusion.
Programs: A.C.E.R. - A Chance for Everyone Returning is our re-entry initiative for non violent ex offenders reintegrating into their communities. We provide intensive case management, referrals for housing, healthcare, social service assistance, employment, mentors, substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling, work supports, and vocational training. We have served 286 participants as of 09/30/07 to which only 13 has returned to prison. 71% of our participants are African American and 29% Caucasian. 67% - male and 33% Female. 69% adult and 31% juveniles.
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Rating: 4 stars  

dannon project has been consistent with helping inidividuals. TDP has enhanced its teaching aspect for individuals and is seeing positive results with those students. TDP is keeping up its great work!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Some

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 4 stars  

dannon project is consistently helping and expanding services to those who want help...they address issues from individuals or they direct individuals to other helpful locations...they dont just say no...they help any way they can...they are truely a special and considerate organization...

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

i have referred a few individuals to dannon project and dannon project workers directed the individuals to locations where the individuals could get additional help...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

i dont know about making changes but i would provide them more funding for them to assist more people...the dannon project is working for people.

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Rating: 5 stars  

In volunteering with the Dannon Project I feel the agency is such a delightful place. All the staff were open to listening ears and helping hands. I learned alot from the agency, I gained alot of experience and with that experience I was able to gain full time employment with the Agency. This Agency is well known in the community for their acts of helping and being concerned for the PIPs(previously incarcerated persons). I have really enjoyed working for the Dannon Project. They have done and are doing a great thing.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

in all areas.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

change nothing, great organization

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Rating: 4 stars  

Jamie Harris

The Dannon Project program is a hands on program that helps people achieve there life long goals. Being that not only are they helping single mothers like me, they are also helping non violent convicted felons that will one day not be judged by there crime but by there character they soon grow to have. Lisa and Neeka are helpful instructors that I know will help me grow in character.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

nothing yet

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

do nothing

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Rating: 4 stars  

The Dannon Project Is A Welcoming Program That Helps Many Achieve Goals That We Have Been Aiming To Succeed In. The Dannon Project is also an inexpensive program that helps many incarcerated, expecting mothers,youths with kids set psitive goals for their kids.The Dannon Project inspire many also, myself to stay focused and never give up on myself.The Dannon Project open eyes of many who feel there isnt any hopes and for those who has never had the help of someone caring. I Accept the establishment of this program because it helps many youth change their lives

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The Dannon Project to be successful

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

The Dannon Project is Perfect. There Aren't any changes that need to be made.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I'd like to state the Dannon Project is definitely a supportive organization and they are here to help those in need. The organization stands behind all of its words and have not failed a client. I enjoy volunteering with such an organization and I would like to see this organization grow in numbers so that they are able to reach more individuals/families that are in need. Great Organization to Volunteer for!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

By volunteering

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Donate more to see the organization grow.

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Rating: 5 stars  



The Dannon Project is a helpful program that helps young women between the ages of 19 and 21. This program has helped me open my eyes to all the opportunities that are available to me. As a young woman with no parents and no guidance this is truly a blessing.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

helping get my CNA license, and finding employment

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

the age limit would be 25

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Rating: 5 stars  

Jonquisha Windmon

The Dannon Project is a helpful program for the youth because it gives us the oppunties to express ourselves and it also helps us too define ourselves. This program also allow those that have been locked up nd convicted a chance to prove theirselves to their peers once they r released.The program has shown me so far that its very helpful to the fellow peers.Lisa and Mrs.Wameka are my instructors and they are really nice.I have only been here 2 days and i really enjoy myself. But just to sum it all up the Dannon Project is a very awsome program and they really make you feel at home.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

nothing

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

nothing

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Rating: 4 stars  

Jamie Harris

The Dannon Project program is a hands on program that helps people achieve there life long goals. Being that not only are they helping single mothers like me, they are also helping non violent convicted felons that will one day not be judged by there crime but by there character they soon grow to have. Lisa and Neeka are helpful instructors that I know will help me grow in character.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

nothing yet

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

do nothing

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Rating: 5 stars  

The Dannon project has inspired me to get back on my feet and to go on with my future goalsin becoming a phlebotomist tech and workning in the medical field. They gave me the education i needed to support my family and my dreams, they also help me to manage my income and keep a steady living situation.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Becoming a Phelbotomist TECH

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would get bigger class rooms

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Rating: 5 stars  

I thank God always for an organization such as The Dannon Project because they reach out with all their resources to help others. That is what Jesus shows us, to help others and "the least of these you have done for my breathren, you have done for me." I pray Blessings over everyone that is associated with The Dannon Project.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

By participating in events with participants as well as witnessing day to day operations of their great team.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would not change anything. However, I know their team will make changes if needed.

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