MAKING A DIFFERENCE
SUCCESS STORIES & TESTIMONIALS
Tales of Freedom #5: Alice Manning on Healing from Cancer & the Power of a Volunteer Support Network
One of the reasons why we return to volunteering at prison projects over and over (and over!) again, is because of the powerful connections we make. It’s a blessing in the world today to find a community of open-hearted, generous individuals, each committed to their...
Welcome to the second-to-last week of both our year-end fundraiser and our 15-year anniversary celebration! (And, in the next several months, please keep an eye out for an invitation to join us at a live anniversary celebration later in 2020.) To celebrate this...
Between holiday parties, shopping, and travels, December’s often the fullest month of the year. Here in the world of nonprofits, it’s also the month when we focus on gathering year-end donations. This year, #GivingTuesday also falls on December 3...hey, wait. That’s...
Every now and again we stumble across a redemption story that’s so inspiring, it restores our faith in what’s possible for us all. Such is the story of former FTC participant-turned-volunteer, LaVell Baylor. In 2008, LaVell experienced incarceration for 20 months in...
of FTC program graduates have been released from prison.
of participants reported their lives improved
of participants experienced less conflict
of participants have taught learned skills to friends and family
Inmates who participate in our programs demonstrate more peaceful behavior, parole more successfully, are integrated into society more effectively and can give back to their communities. Those who continue to be incarcerated are able to collaborate more effectively with prison staff creating a safer environment.