Welcome to the FANS page! Fresh Attitudes for New Success is an effort dedicated to helping individuals improve their lives. FANS works to help those transitioning back into the community after incarceration.

We help individuals develop critical skills to find employment and develop the confidence to succeed in life. We help FANS participants address the past while talking about the positive changes in progress. From mock interviews to workplace behavior, we help people get their lives back on track with our classes. We also maintain a clothing bank to help our students look the part for job interviews and first days on the job. Please visit our website to learn more.

Good people sometimes make bad choices. We don’t believe that life should be defined by mistakes. Support second chances.

FANS operates solely on donations from generous people like you. Every dollar raised goes straight to our classroom efforts. There are no office costs. And every dollar stays right here in Michiana, helping community members get their lives in order and improve their personal and professional situations. Our goal is to help students secure a GED and cover testing costs as well. With your help, we will reach that goal!

Anything helps. Let's all pitch in and help make lives a little better. Please consider donating whatever you can to help us strengthen your community.


  • Peter HOLLAND 
    • $200 
    • 11 mos
    • $160 
    • 11 mos
  • Connie Gavazzoni 
    • $25 
    • 19 mos
  • Tonda Canfield 
    • $100 
    • 19 mos


Alicia Brown 
South Bend, IN
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