Seventy percent of prisoners’ children have caregivers who are over the age of 50. Many of these caregivers are grandparents. This Grandparents Day, we want to honor those family members who care for youth while their moms and dads are away.
Angel Tree may start with a Christmas gift, but the families of prisoners have year-round needs, too. Find out how your church can meet the needs of Angel Tree families all year long.
Learn more about the nation’s largest outreach to the children of prisoners and how a simple Christmas gift can have a positive influence on a child, family, and community.
I’ll never get tired of the smile on those children’s faces when they rip off the wrapping paper and say, “This is from my Daddy?”
'Prison has put a lot of pressure on me mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually.'
Christmas can be complicated—but never more so than when you have a loved one behind bars.
Guest blogger Bethany McIlrath shares how teachers can influence at-risk children of the incarcerated for the better.
OneLife Church in Springfield, Missouri, was still excited about Christmas months after it ended—all because of Angel Tree.
"It hardly seemed like the weather for thinking about Christmas, but even so, a crowd of men made their way over to our table to fill out Angel Tree applications."
We often hear stories about how Angel Tree reconnected a child recipient with his or her incarcerated parent. But in this story from California, Angel Tree reconnected a volunteer with her formerly incarcerated father. We received the following personal account right before Christmas.