OUR RESULTS

OUR RESULTS

Since 1967, we have helped tens of thousands of formerly incarcerated people successfully reenter the community. Our holistic range of services has helped our participants transform and rebuild their lives after incarceration.

To learn more about our impact, watch a powerful video about how The Fortune Society’s services rebuild lives.

Raymond

“The Fortune Society made me realize a lot of good things about myself. I can love myself, I can care about myself. And it gave me the opportunity to live my life a little differently than [when] I was on Rikers Island.”

Raymond
Fortune participant and resident at The Castle
  • Jamile

    “[Through ATI] I've learned to appreciate life and my family and freedom.”

    Jamile
    ATI participant
  • Nkrumah

    “I really thank Fortune for giving me knowledge as it relates to interviewing.”

    Nkrumah
    Fortune participant
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  • Thabbit

    “The food program at Fortune is a godsend. They give good nutritious food items—vegetables, eggs, butter—all kinds of wonderful things.”

    Thabbit
    Fortune participant and resident at Castle Gardens
  • Paul

    “People...are coming out with nothing and no opportunity. Fortune gives people a little more hope that they can continue.”

    Paul
    Fortune Participant
David

of Fortune Academy participants successfully moved to more stable housing

“Everybody [at the Castle] welcomed me. People seemed to be genuinely happy to see me and willing to help me readjust.”

David
Fortune Participant and resident at The Castle
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