Fred Mendrin paroled out of a California prison and keeps going back—to inspire men and women who remain behind bars. Fred is retiring from Prison Fellowship, so now what?
Fred joined a notorious prison gang, but his membership came at a price. Just 6 months before his parole, he killed a man.
Prison Fellowship’s partners with The Salvation Army and their Adult Rehabilitation Center residential program to benefit Califronia's returning citizens.
Jarret thought his life was over when he was locked up at 19. But an old hymn was just about to lead him to a new beginning.
California is in the midst of some of the largest fires ever to break out in the state. More firefighters are needed. For many years now, California has looked to the incarcerated for help.
Bill and Mitch grew up in the same area, served in the military in Iraq, and worked as first responders. But they’re linked in an even more profound way, and that connection is helping change lives.
An in-prison program seemed like a “beacon” calling to Hamid—the source of light he always needed.