Growing Our Work in Jails, Prisons, and Communities

Heart to Heart continues its commitment to helping incarcerated people find pathways to healing. At the Camden County Correctional Facility, Bayside State Prison, and the Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia, professional staff and skilled volunteers are bringing transformative education to men and women hungry for a fresh start.


Volunteer Coordinator Susan Weiss with Heart to Heart graduate and author Curtis Moore.


Heart to Heart facilitator River Dunavin teaches at Bayside State Prison and at the Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia.


Volunteer meditation trainer Gerry Scott leads a retreat at the Pendle Hill Conference Center.


Love Orphanage in Haiti

Ahaji (pronounced Ha-ji) Schreffler is the Vice President of Heart to Heart's Board of Directors and brings mindfulness training and meditation to women incarcerated at the Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia. Ahaji is also the Director of Programs for Study Abroad at Drexel University and is the U.S. Liaison for Love Orphanage of Haiti.