Empowering the Youth With Parents in Prison

Send Photos To Mom or Dad
One Big Support System
1 in every 28 children in the United States has an incarcerated parent.
Help us provide them tools, resources and opportunities to be the best leaders they can be.

Did you Know? Your $5 donation helps a child send 1 letter and up to 30 photos to their mom or dad!

About Us

The founders of Photo Patch have all been either impacted by parental incarceration or incarcerated themselves. Antoine Patton, Greg Bryant and Craig Williams are highly empathetic to what youth with an incarcerated parent have to go through; the hardships often insurmountable when children face them alone. Every Volunteer at Photo Patch empowers our youth as we aim to offer a few necessary resources to succeed.

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What We Do

Many children of incarcerated parents have not spoken, seen or in anyway communicated with their parents in weeks, months and sometimes years. Every month, we ask children to upload letters and pictures that they would like to send to their parents. Photo Patch prints, packages, and ships the mail on their behalf.

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Get a Child Started

An adult caregiver creates an account with Photo Patch and then helps the child upload photos and type an optional letter. The caregiver then hits “Send”, and Photo Patch makes sure everything is printed, packaged and mailed to the incarcerated parent for the child.

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Take a look at our work
Engaging Our Community

Backpack Giveaway

Photo Patch provided children with writing utensils, notebooks, markers, color pencils, loose leaf paper and more!

SELF Festival

Photo Patch participates in festival celebrating accomplishments of people of African decent.

HeadPinz

Children compete to raise money to increase awareness of challenges facing children of incarcerated parents.

She Built an App For Youth with Parents in Prison
  12 Year Old Girl Creates A Unique App For Children With Incarcerated Parents A Florida pre-teen designs and builds
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Can’t Talk Now: Daughter of an Incarcerated Parent
I look over at my phone and see seven missed calls. I’m at my internship and my colleagues can see
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Happy Holidays: Daughter of an Incarcerated Parent
It was a surreal morning. Although everything looked the same, from the lights twinkling on the tree to every stocking
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( Just a $5 donation helps a child send 1 letter and 30 photos to their mom or dad)

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