Helping Children with Incarcerated Parents

The Pelipost Team had a busy holiday season from our Giving Tuesday campaign to sponsoring the XO Factor, Inc. Adopt-A-Family event. Pelipost is proud to give back to multiple organizations who help families impacted by incarceration.

Did you know….

1-in-28 American children have an incarcerated parent.

Making a Difference

Bethany McNeil is the founder of XO Factor, Inc., a non-profit organization with a mission to assist men, women, children, and families in rebuilding their lives after incarceration. With that being said, they are able to provide returning citizens with the services, support, and skills needed to become employed and self-sufficient.

Our CEO, Joseph Calderon, at the XO Factor, Inc. Adopt-A-Family Event.

Adopt-A-Family Event

Pelipost was a proud sponsor of the XO Factor, Inc. Adopt-A-Family event which provides children with gifts from their incarcerated parents. The Pelipost Team attended the event on December 16, 2019 to wrap gifts that would ultimately be delivered to children during the holidays.

Sponsors of the Adopt-A-Family Event.
The Pelipost Team wrapping gifts at the Adopt-A-Family Event.

Our CEO, Joseph Calderon, and our COO, Becky Calderon, shared their personal story with incarceration and how it effects all parties involved. They also brought awareness to the importance of staying connected to your incarcerated loved ones. Photos are a great way to share life’s special moments.

It brought great joy to our hearts to connect with families who have used XO Factor as a resource to better their lives upon release. Listening to the speakers share their experiences with recidivism and how they’ve made a point to give back to the community was amazing. We left the event truly inspired and ready to make an even bigger difference in 2020. Thank you XO Factor for all your great work in our community!

Don’t forget to send your incarcerated loved ones photos! You can download the Pelipost app through the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

10 Replies to “Helping Children with Incarcerated Parents”

  1. My husband has been in prison for 6 years. When he left our kids ages were 9…4…3…..1. It’s been a long hard road taking care of our kids and him alone but I am humbled by this experience and I appreciate my family so much more. Our kids are a lot bigger now but are still babies to their dad.

    1. Jennifer ❤️ Our story is so similar!! My husband has been gon almost 7 years. We have 4 children now 18, 15,13,12. This experience was definitely part of our TESTIMONY! It’s hard raising kids physically alone. But God Carries us through and has our families covered. God bless you and I wish the best for your family!

    2. We know this road is difficult Jennifer and we praise you for staying positive. We are happy to be able to help in any way we can for children with an incarcerated parent. Thank you for taking the time to read our blog!

  2. It’s been hard all of use. With My husband in jail . My daughter is the one taking it the hardest she misses her dad and doesn’t understand why. She just wants her dad home .

  3. My kids dad is in prison he’s in and out always violating his parole I have twins a boy & girl it’s hard being a single mom but with God I can do all things through Christ who Straightened me Amen😇🙏❤️

    1. Thank you for staying strong Diana. We know how this can be difficult to understand for children but with your strength, you will get through it together. We appreciate you taking the time to read our blog!

  4. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THIS❤️ Being a Wife of a Inmate and our 4 children being physically without their father for almost 7years it’s been so tough! But it’s for Ministries like this one that keep that Hope in our lives. We are so greatful for people who help and pray for families Ours. God Bless you Pelipost and Sponsors

  5. My husband been in prison for almost 6 years it’s been a rough road but with God nothing is impossible! I truly understand all the women in here with loved ones locked up my daughter is 7 yrs old her dad’s been away since she was two. I’m happy y’all made this blog and the work you guys are putting in taking time out of your lives to help others absolutely amazing and Ladies keep your head up our time will come when we have our family together once again!

    1. Thank you so much for your comment Yvonne. We commend your strength. We know this road is not easy but staying positive is so important especially for the children. We are so blessed to be able to give back to organizations like XO Factor and we will continue to do so to help those affected by incarceration.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.