A little about us
Dave’s Compass of Hope was founded in 2019 by his family and loved ones in the wake of David Arkins’ passing. The organization was developed to help increase public awareness of the challenges of mental illness. Additionally the organization has committed to raise funds for mental health education and tools for those struggling with mental health.
In 2021, Dave’s Compass of Hope established non-profit status (501(c)(3)) that has allowed us to continue our mission.
Our Mission Statement
We come together to both celebrate Dave’s life and also to raise public awareness of both mental health and illness. Our hope is that through our efforts, we can lessen the shame and stigma of mental illness. We hope to empower and encourage people in need to reach out for support and help.