Check out the fun and inspiration from the Fathers & Families Celebration of Father's Day 2019.
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Fathers & Families is excited about reaching the bigtime: our latest billboard on the Schuylkill Expressway just west of Center City Philadelphia. Tens of thousands daily will see this tangible commitment to our mission of building awareness of the importance of fathers. First Camden, now Philadelphia, and someday 1,000 billboards nationwide!
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Why Fathers & Families?

Now, more than ever, we need good fathers. We need their courage and strength, their good humor and hard work, their protection, judgment, perseverance, discipline and love. But how do fathers become better fathers? How can mothers better understand what to expect of their husbands and fathers for their kids? How do boys and girls learn about what parenting is all about? Fathers & Families can help!

The Crisis of Fatherlessness: So What?

"Children who grow up without a father are five times more likely to live in poverty and commit crime; nine times more likely to drop out of schools and 20 times more likely to end up in prison." -Barack Obama (2008)

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Looking Back, Looking Ahead

September 1, 2018

Summertime memories…Climbing unsteadily at the beach onto my dad’s rocklike shoulders and getting launched wide-eyed into the next big wave. Gulping through dinner to have another catch in…

Father’s Day 2018

June 12, 2018

Another Father’s Day. Another opportunity to reflect on the national crisis of fatherlessness and the fallout we see all around us because too many kids go through life…

2018: Our Primary Task

February 28, 2018

The great anthropologist Margaret Meade once said: “The primary task of every civilization is to teach their young men to be fathers.” Pretty heady stuff. And how is…

IBM has made Fathers & Families an official IBM employee and retiree approved charity. Thank you, IBM!