Did you know that…

  • 71% of all high school dropouts come from fatherless homes.
  • 75% of adolescent patients in chemical abuse centers are from fatherless homes.
  • 90% of all runaway and homeless children are from fatherless homes.
  • 32% of NYC children live in households without a father

Note: Statistics provided by the National Fatherhood Initiative.

Our Programs

“Father Knows Best” Basketball Tour (FKB) – A unique combination of basketball and relationship activities that supports effective fatherhood and mentoring – currently touring NYC’s 5 boroughs with the iStar Charity Foundation.

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FISLL Curriculum – Seven-week program that strengthens relationships using themes of Faith, Integrity, Sacrifice, Leadership & Legacy.

“Tickets Together” Program – Essay contest where pairs of FKB & FISLL participants experience Knicks games at Madison Square Garden.

The Impact

  • Over 2,500 FKB participants served in 10 cities over 8 years
  • 95% of FISLL participants gained valuable relationship tools; 97% gained a “great deal” or “good amount”; and 95% improved their relationships
  • Deeper relationship issues referred to social service orgs

Note: Detailed impact reports and statistics available on request

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