The Doe Fund was founded on a simple premise: work works.
Our mission is to break the cycles of poverty, homelessness, and recidivism through economic opportunity, housing, and comprehensive supportive services.
MEET OUR GRADUATES
Since 1985, The Doe Fund has helped bring more than 28,000 success stories to life. Read some of them below, and view more here.
“I was locked up so many times, it stopped bothering me. Sometimes I’d wonder if I was more comfortable being on the inside than out in society.” Read his story.
Years of drug abuse and incarceration led Antwoin to Ready, Willing & Able—and the culinary training program that changed his life. Now, “Chef Fresh” is one of New York City’s hottest bakers. Read his story.
His first contact with the criminal justice system was at 12 years old. After a decade in and out of prison, he found The Doe Fund. Read his story.
THE DOE FUND AT A GLANCE
out of 540 Doe Fund employees are graduates of Ready, Willing & Able
cents of every dollar donated is spent on our programs
dollars The Doe Fund has paid directly to the Men in Blue and graduates