Growing Up Without A Dad Is Hard

Growing Up Without A Dad Is Hard

Growing up without a father is hard to do! Sometimes parents feel there is very little they can do to comfort and encourage their kids when they are locked up and physically away from them. Every child needs encouragement from their dads. The OK Messages bedtime story...
A Father’s Appreciation

A Father’s Appreciation

We hear many words of thanks from the hundreds of inmates we work with throughout the year.  This group letter we received after our recent visit to the Joseph Harp Correctional Center reinforces the importance of the work that we are doing and the impact that it has...

Building A Relationship Through Books

Many of our father’s have not connected with their children in years.  The Oklahoma Messages Project has been able to mend those broken relationships and most importantly, give the children confidence to know that they can do well in school because Dad is okay....

A Mother’s Reading Connection

Reading with parents helps children to learn to read on their own – even when it’s reading with parents through a messages video. “My son looks forward to receiving the books and videos. He is asking for big books now so he can get points for reading...
Reuniting Families

Reuniting Families

This is Angel and her daughter Olivia.  After six OK Messages Project videos, their relationship is growing close again, and the DVD’s mean the world to Olivia!
Positively Impacting Children

Positively Impacting Children

Dirk Neitzel, a volunteer with OK Messages Project, describes the exponential impact the program has on these children. “You can count how many kids you’ve sent DVD’s to, but the number positively affect is exponentially greater than...