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We Must Take

Facts & Stats – Intro

These children can succeed. We are fighting for them.

Millions of children are lacking parental guidance. This leaves them at risk of missing out on an effective education. Without help and healing, the odds are they will end up in prison.

With your help we can fight for their positive futures. Our efforts are growing stronger, and we are turning these numbers around.

A Stand

Facts & Stats – The Numbers

The numbers are staggering. Their lives are real.


of students with an incarcerated parent will dropout of high school.


will be spent on incarceration in 2022.


of inmates go back into prison once they are released (national average).

If we work to provide children with a proper education and the tools to mend their relationships, this is what we can do.


of Proverbs226 kids have graduated from high school.


will be saved for every five children that go to college instead of prison.


of Proverbs226 mothers have stayed out of prison once released.

Facts & Stats – Our Success

Our Success

Over the years, we have made great strides in changing thousands of lives.


President’s Volunteer Service Award was awarded by President Obama; P226 facilitated the first “Forgive Me, Dear” event


Two prisons in North Carolina were added; Continued to expand in South Carolina.


Started in two prisons in South Dakota.


Proverbs226 was implemented in all maximum-security prisons in SC


South Carolina clocked the lowest rate of recidivism in the US; 52 additional kids will graduate on a P226 scholarship.


Proverbs226 was founded; Organization vision was cast to the fathers in Kershaw Correctional, SC


Sent three kids to college; Started working in a second prison in South Carolina (Lee Correctional)


Started in two prisons in Texas.


Expanded into nine prisons in North Carolina and 12 prisons in South Carolina.


Started Kids2Career (Virtual Mentoring Program); Started “Be Encouraged” Network

General – Our Volunteers

Our Volunteers

You can make a difference.

Alongside our core team, our passionate volunteers work to bring families together. They mentor, heal, and fight for these children’s futures.

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