TV personality, Model and Actor On Mekahel announced this week on his instagram stories to more than half a million of his followers the start of TheOD Foundation with husband Dave.
The idea behind TheOD foundation is Understanding the unique and isolating struggle that comes with being a member of the LGBTQ community within the criminal justice system, the goal of TheOD Foundation explaining the couple is to provide emotional and counseling support services to currently and formerly incarcerated LGBTQ individuals.
We want to raise awareness to the discrimination and abuse that members of the LGBTQ community are subjected to behind prison walls, while providing preventative and after-care support to those in need.
The systems of our lives create communities within communities that need an extra helping hand. And we are here for that!
On the second season of Putting On the reality show about On’s life, we get to know Dave, On’s husband.
Even though the show is focused on the life of a millennial (On Mekahel) and his business ventures, We get to know Dave’s story and past with correction facilities what leads the two to start theOD. “I’m very excited for the beginning of TheOD Foundation. There is so much work to do and I cannot wait to make some important changes to the LGBTQ Family”. Says On.
TheOD Foundation calling all therapists and individuals who want to take part of the movement and support the cause and to those who have their own story to share from they experience as lgbtq at correction facilities to email the foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org