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Solving America’s Fatherless Crisis with ‘Empowering The Fatherless’ Video

Empowering the Fatherless on Non-Profit Stories

‘Empowering the Fatherless' – Silicon Valley's Outreach for Assistance:

Empowering the Fatherless, a Santa Clara nonprofit is a beacon for at-risk youth and fatherless men. Founded by a transformed inmate, it reflects his journey without a father figure. Currently, they impact roughly 100 children's lives. Additionally, partnerships with groups like the San Jose Youth Empowerment Alliance amplify their reach. However, even with challenges like keeping volunteers, they remain committed, envisioning a brighter future for each child.

America's Fatherless Problem:

  • The U.S. has the world's highest rate (25%) of children living in single-parent households
  • The poverty rate for female-headed households with no spouse present is 24.7%, compared to 6.8% for married-couple households
  • The cost of fatherlessness to society is estimated to be $112 billion per year
* Data cited from internet sources and may not be 100% updated

Empowering the Fatherless Mission:

The mission of Empowering the Fatherless (ETF) is to empower fatherless and at-risk youth by equipping them with Life/Living Skills so they may reap the benefits of living well-rounded and fulfilling lives. They also offer Self-Help courses and a Fatherhood program for men who were raised in fatherless environments or raised by poor examples of the true meaning of fatherhood.

About the Guest:

Terrance Dwayne Hunter, widely recognized as a notable author and speaker, initially leads the nonprofit “