Each week on “On a Mission” we talk to community leaders who are out to make a positive impact in the area. Today, our host Wendy Norfleet talks to Donald R Adams II from Finding Fathers, Inc.
Finding Fathers Inc. is a nonprofit association which seeks to build a community of support for fatherless children.
To learn more, visit https://findingfathersinc.org.
What makes your company unique?: Finding Fathers Inc. has proclaimed that the 4th Sunday in June of each calendar year is officially designated as National Fatherless Children’s Day!
How do you define success?: I define success as the moment where you turn tragedy into triumph!
Who in the industry inspires you and why?: The late Frederick Douglass inspires me because even living through the worst conditions and circumstances, he successfully changed the conditions and circumstances for the great number of people.
What is a tip for success that you would provide someone in your same industry?: Spend lots of time planning and preparing before you present yourself.
What excites you most about your industry?: Turning my love and passion for being a father and father figure into a career!
What is the biggest challenge you think you or your organization is going to face in the upcoming year?: I think the biggest challenge that I and the organization will face in the upcoming year is related to identity of members in the family.