The families of the incarcerated are called (Hidden Victims). Families are not always biological. Families can be church families, facebook families, sorority families, anyone who give hope or love. Per Research, “Just ONE visit will help reduce recidivism rate to 13%.” Per research, “Keeping 46 people from returning back to prisons for three years will save Marion County taxpayers $1.55 million. Keeping 46 people from returning all over the state of Indiana, the taxpayers can save over $300 million dollars. 2004-2014 a study was done and for Use What You’ve Got Prison Ministry visits- a 27 % reduction in recidivism over a 3-year period, was lower than Marion County.
Join Use What You’ve Got Prison Ministry for their Annual Appreciation Breakfast on April 22!