How to support F5 for GHD 2018

Video contest, go to the VISIONBank website ( and vote for us! Please share after you vote! Hustling to get kids back, hustling to get a great job, hustling to get your own safe place to call home, hustling to stay clean and sober, hustling to be better to your ex, hustling to be an … Read More

Erasing Stigma- Giving Hearts Day 2018

Here is the new video! Please watch and let me know what you think! Share the heck out of this and it will help us for the upcoming Giving Hearts Day campaign. Its our first year, so we are going to need all the help we can get. Our goal is to become sustainable and … Read More

Giving Hearts Day for F5

We compiled the data for the last 12 months. We have a 7% recidivism rate. The national rate is around 67%… Our definition of recidivism is this: Going back to jail for a new crime or for probation revocation(no one adds anything to this number except new crimes), while ever living at the F5 house. … Read More

If you want a new life, just get it done

At F5 Project, we pride ourselves with the title of this post. We are not prone for asking for permission, or waiting for a response. A lot of times we don’t even know if we will have the money to do something or not. Sometimes we upset people because we didn’t wait. This is why … Read More

End of the Year

I’m sure you are getting a lot of people reaching out to you for end of the year donations. I’m sure when you opened the up, you thought I would ask you too. I won’t.  Instead, I just want to give an update of everything we’ve done this year because of your support, and at … Read More

A conversation between a Felon and a Judge

The idea of the war on drugs was to lock up drug dealers, save lives and create safe communities. Sounds like the perfect plan to make drugs go away, and hold those accountable that were creating the problem. But it didn’t work. Supply and demand was not taken into consideration, and the problem is worse … Read More

F5 Project Adds Three Board Members

F5 Project is pleased to announce three new board members.  Brett Itterman Brett Itterman serves as the Chief Executive Office of Pentex Restaurant Group. A graduate of North Dakota State University and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, he is responsible for the company’s management, operations and development. He is a member of Taco John’s Advertising … Read More

Speaker/Teacher Volunteers Wanted

We just launched a new curriculum in the Cass County Jail; Felon Entrepreneurship.    Due to the average stay at Cass County Jail is 3 weeks, this will only be part of the curriculum. During the three weeks we will be looking to people in the community to come in and speak on certain parts of … Read More

Ryan Leaf, Draft Pic… Felon.

    Ryan Leaf is our Keynote speaker for the F5 Conference this Thursday.  Get tickets here Interested in volunteering, apply here   Watch video of Ryan’s ESPN interview here SAN DIEGO — After a disappointing NFL career that veered off course because of an addiction to painkillers which ultimately led to prison time, former … Read More