Dawn is involved in and supports several causes. Her hope is you will consider supporting these or other organizations that touch your heart.
  • VGSR  - VGSR was started in 2001 by a small group of individuals dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming German Shepherd Dogs.  Since 2001, over 4,000 dogs have been rescued and found their furever homes thanks to the dedication and commitment of volunteers giving their love, time, talents and energy.  To learn more about VGSR’s mission, please visit www.vgsr.org


  • Little People of the World - is a national & international not-for-profit organization that was established in 2017 in Jacksonville, Florida for all the little people of the world including the families of known little people. I am partnering with LPOTW to raise awareness and will be donating proceeds from sales of my book [Enter code LPOTW2020 at Etsy ].  To learn more about LPOTW, please visit their site www.littlepeopleoftheworld.org

  • Little Free Library - the world's largest book sharing movement, is a nonprofit organization that fosters the love of reading through neighborhood book exchanges.  https://littlefreelibrary.org/


  • Humane Society of Pinellas - The Humane Society of Pinellas' Deanna Marie Palestra Humane Education and Outreach program [https://www.humanesocietyofpinellas.org/youth-programs] teaches kindness, respect, and empathy for both human and nonhuman animals, and respect for the environment that we all share. Through a comprehensive, solution-based curriculum students are given the tools necessary to make humane choices and create a more compassionate world. Camps, clubs, art classes, field trips, school outreach, reading programs, after school programs and volunteer opportunities create a thought provoking, creative environment for youth to learn empathy.


  • E3 Kids International - Library Project - is a U.S. based, nonprofit that supports libraries to equip, empower and educate youth as a venue for collaboration, literacy and leadership development. To learn more about their focus on kids and education and support of schools, libraries, orphan care and clean water in Kenya and Guatemala, please visit www.e3kids.com