My Brother's Keeper of Greater Richmond

"Encouraging Brothers Through the Storms of Life"

2019 "Fatherhood Reimagined" Conference

We are partnering with Mount Olivet Church to co-host the 2019 Fatherhood Conference in just a few short weeks. The theme of this year’s conference is “Turning the hearts of the fathers back to the children and the hearts of the children back to the father.”

We invite you to join us on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 7:30 am to 4 pm for a day of empowerment, encouragement and celebration of “Fatherhood.” Then join us on Sunday, June 16, 2019 from 10 am to 12:30 pm for a Father’s Day Message.

The conference will be held at Mount Olivet Church, 1223 N. 25th Street, Richmond, VA 23222.

The 2019 Fatherhood Conference is a community outreach event that will provide fatherhood guidance, practical application of biblical principles pertaining to fatherhood and community resources. There will be a dynamic keynote speaker, interactive workshops on raising sons and daughters, new or teenage dads and co-parenting, as well as a panel discussion on the Father Wound and finding balance in life. 

Come get inspired by successful fathers like Bishop Darryl F. Husband, Bishop John Gray, Minister Stephan Hicks, Taurus Rogers, Hassan Fountain, Antione Bailey, Mark Davis, Hasan K. Zariff and others to be added.

The conference is FREE to fathers of all ages. Advance registration is required. Please feel free to pass this information on to anyone whom you feel could benefit from this conference. Receive a free suit, swag bags, door prizes and more!

Anyone interested in volunteering for the event or donating men’s accessories (underwear, socks, belts), toiletries, motivational books, gift cards or any other gift or you would like to provide a resource should contact Stephan “Coach” Hicks [email protected] or 804-502-3239. 

  Are you ready for some MANHOOD?

Being a man has never been easy…..but the Bible teaches that there are resources available to help us face this challenge.  God has given us His Word, His Spirit, and one another so we don’t have to do the job alone.  MBK helps men draw on these resources and become a better man, a better husband, a better father, a better brother, a man of integrity and good character.

Discover a proven set of plays that change you on the inside….and impact every part of your life.  Whether you’re a rookie, experienced veteran, walk on, or coach, you can win in the most important game of your life, the “GAME OF LIFE” with MBK.  Discover the MAN you’ve always wanted to BE……and what it means to win at life!  At MBK, we are raising Champions for Life!

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Fathers in Action

Our "Fathers in Action Support Group" helps men 25 and over to engage with their family, friends and community in ways that are healthy, nurturing  and consistent.

It seeks to engage men in the application of practical life and fatherhood skills through classroom instruction that leads to stronger families and community. 

It encourages men to connect with their family and community in ways that are counter-intuitive to most of us in order to maintain healthy relationships. 

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Suits For Success Workshops

Our “Suits for Success” workshop is one of our community outreach efforts that empowers men with educational, career and workforce development. 

It seeks to empower them with business, leadership skills, and organization skills that lead to personal and professional advancement. 

It encourages them to examine how first impressions make lasting impressions, to develop a sense of style in their dress, and recognize the importance of personal grooming in obtaining and maintaining meaningful employment.

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The Manny Awards Dinner

Our "Manny Awards Dinner" is our semi-formal dinner that encourages men through community celebration and recognition.

It seeks to empower them by honoring their effort and intentional involvement  with their families and community. 

It encourages them through recognition as unsung heroes in their families and community and honors them  in the presence of their families, friends, co-workers and community with a night of celebration and connection.

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Manhood in Action Fundraiser

We are kicked off our year long “Manhood In Action” fundraising campaign with an open house on January 26, 2018 at MBK offices, 1618 Hull Street, Richmond, VA 23224. There were graduates of MBK programs on hand to give brief testimonials, also present were MBK board members, supporters and representatives of other community organizations.

MBK’s current programming includes Fatherhood training for fathers ages 25+, Suits for Success Workshops for ages 16-30, Mentoring, Job Search Support, Life Skill Development. This year, we are expanding to include Veterans Outreach, Computer Literacy, Financial Literacy and a Men’s Health Fair.  The goal of this year long campaign is to raise $10,000.  No contribution is too small.

Contact Monica Haynes at 412-587-1254 or [email protected]

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Awarded the 2017 Community Partner of the Year by Caritas

Named One of the 2017 Great Nonprofit Bosses by the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN RVA)

Recognized in 2018 for Admirable Community Contributions by the Metropolitan Business League

Awarded in 2018 a grant for our Suits for Success Program by the Rotary Club of Richmond