A message from the president…

During the 2020/2021 school year, 21 4th year students were identified as being impacted by incarceration. William Cofield graduated 16 of them, which speaks volumes to the needs of our students. Without Cofield, this group of students would not have […]

A Message from the President

A Message from the President

Greetings WJRF Family! 2021 was quite a year for our organization. I continue to be in awe of the “right people, at the right time” showing up to help us grow as we continue on our mission to serve children and […]

Happy Birthday WJRF.

Happy Birthday WJRF.

Wow! Year three has been a big one for the Wanda Joyce Robinson Foundation. We are grateful and blessed to be exactly where we’re at in this journey. A lot has been happening around here and we’ve been preparing for […]

Filling in the Gaps.

Filling in the Gaps.

Established in 2018, the Wanda Joyce Robinson Foundation (WJRF) is the vision of a formerly incarcerated father to create a nonprofit to support and mentor the children of the incarcerated in Kentucky. Dale Robinson served ten years in federal prison, […]

Wan’Dale Robinson Gives Back

Wan’Dale Robinson Gives Back

Wan’Dale Robinson, Wide Receiver for University of Kentucky, has chosen to use his Name, Image and Likeness to give back to his community. Moving forward, he will be donating a portion of all endorsements to the Wanda Joyce Robinson Foundation, […]

How can you support WJRF?

How can you support WJRF?

The vision of the Wanda Joyce Robinson Foundation is to end the cycle of incarceration by providing children and youth of the incarcerated with a path of hope and a dream of a successful future. We are here to provide […]

A New Year.

What a year 2020 was! We adjusted quite a few programs, went virtual for planning and much more. Our impact wasn’t as big as we WANTED it to be, but we stayed connected to our families and kiddos and that’s […]

What does the WJRF mean to you?

We send our deepest condolences to the family of Carmen Hurst Lewis. Carmen’s firecracker personality; her joy and faith in the Lord; and her caring heart for those around her will truly be missed. This is a difficult one for us […]

Happy 2nd Birthday WJRF

Happy 2nd Birthday WJRF

The past 24 months have been nothing short of INCREDIBLE! Twenty-five individuals joined Dale and I on our mission to serve children and youth.  They come from all walks of life and backgrounds to create a diverse and robust board […]

Update from The President

Update from The President

With Covid-19 restrictions in place we continue to meet each month, virtually. Our board is currently focused on strategic planning. We are doing a general public assessment and we encourage everyone to complete this short survey because we want to hear from […]

A Familiar Voice:

A Familiar Voice:

It’s the summer of 2019. My supervisor requested I go to an Early Childhood Council meeting. A little hesitant, I walked in not understanding my role nor what I could contribute. I am the Youth Services Outreach Specialist at Paul […]