"I would have despaired...". This is where many families find themselves when faced with tragedy, difficulties, and unexpected hardship such as chronic illness and loss. These are faced, not just by the individual, but their family and community. Find out more about our mission and see how you can join us to help.
Our goal is to advocate and raise awareness for families and individuals walking through chronic illness and loss, and provide tools to help them and the community surrounding them.
Our goal is to educate and empower individuals, families, and communities as individuals walk through the daily struggle of chronic illness and loss.
Our goal is to provide support both individually and in group setings to those walking through chronic illness and loss
Our goal is to provide The Message of Hope in Christ in suffering and loss
Our goal is to use speaking opportunities such as workshops and seminars to spread this message, advocacy, and education.
Our goal is to develop products and information that will be beneficial and helpful to those fighting chronic illness and loss and the community surrounding them, and to provide this free of charge.
Our goal is to use podcasting to tell the story of brave individuals and families as they walk through tragedy and loss, and share the message of hope that they have learned in the process.
Our goal is ro raise funds to support individuals and groups as they work to support families through trials, for special projects, and for general operating expenses.
Our goal through our Life-Long Leanring (L3) division, is to work with groups, ministries, and organizations to provide consultation, solutions, and tools for the future.
Charles Mickles is an author, speaker, patient advocate, former educator, and the founder of Facing Tomorrow. He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Education. He is married with two children, and has battled Chronic Illness since 15, had three hip replacements, and most recently has been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, all by the age of 44.
His ministry now focuses on education and advocacy for patients and helping other find hope in their struggle. Nominated for multiple awards for his advocacy work, he has also been featured as a New Channel 5 “Excellent Educator”, he has received the “Legacy of Leaders” award, and has been selected as “Teacher of the Year” numerous times. He is the author of the book, Life Through a Father's Eyes, Mine's Parkinson's, What's Yours?, and What Christmas Really Is All About. He is currently writing three blogs, and has been published on "Yahoo Lifestyles", “MSN”, and is a regular contributor on "The Mighty" and "The Epoch Times"..
Facing Tomorrow is a nonprofit geared toward education, advocacy, and support for those walking through chronic illness and loss.
Your donations will go toward funding educational and advocacy activities, along with direct support for individuals and organizations supporting those with chronic illness and loss, as well as special projects and general operating expenses. Your support will also provide resources to those walking through various struggles in life. On the giving page you can select where you would like your donation to go.
Yes, we are a registered 501c3. All gifts are tax deductible and can be claimed on your taxes under the Internal Revenue Code Section 170 and are able to receive gifts under Section 2055, 2106, or 2522.
In addition to financial support, prayer, and organizational support can be provided. We are always looking for volunteers to assist us with various projects and events. If you would like to join our volunteer team, please fill out the contact information.
In addition to supporting families and individuals battling daily struggles and loss, we are also providing the message of hope found in Christ to those who are struggling.