What It Means To Be 4:13 Strong

What does it mean to be 4:13 Strong? Some may say it’s believing in yourself, others may say it’s hard work. Being 4:13 Strong is more than a simple saying… it’s a lifestyle. At 4:13 Strong we practice: Breaking the Mold Trusting the Process Never Giving Up Being Brave These...

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Men at Work!

This past week, five men completed the 40-Day Challenge with their construction certificates in NCCER Core, OSHA 10, and Aerial Lift. After a challenging training period where a number of their peers left the program, these five men stayed on course and followed through. The guys with their yoga instructor,...

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Welcome our first class of 2021

Happy New Year! The possibilities of a New Year have never felt quite so refreshing. At 4:13 Strong, we have started off 2021 with a brand new class. Twenty-one men showed up throughout Mental Toughness Week, January 4th to 8th, and fourteen made it through the final tasks on Friday...

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12 Days of Christmas Deals

On the first day of Christmas my friends gave to me… a gift from 4:13!  Looking for the perfect gift this Christmas season? Give our 4:13 Strong swag a try. Our virtual store is open and ready to make your Christmas morning one you won’t forget. Whether you’re looking to...

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We’re Thankful | A Note From The President

I think most people are ready for 2020 to end. This year has certainly delivered a number of unexpected and largely unpleasant surprises. But in the midst of the gloom of 2020, 4:13 Strong has found a couple of really bright spots. In April, we made the decision to take...

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4:13 Strong Golf Classic 2020

Last Friday, 4:13 Strong gathered with job partners and community members for the annual 4:13 Strong Golf Tournament. In a year that has limited our ability to meet in our usual fashion, it was so good to reconnect with the community that keeps the 4:13 Strong mission moving forward and...

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Empowering the Next Generation Through Employment

At 4:13 Strong, Labor Day — a celebration of American workers — means a lot to our men. Many of our guys have dealt with poverty, homelessness, and dependency, often due to parents, guardians, and loved ones being incarcerated — and unemployed — throughout their childhood. Additionally, over 50% of...

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Our Secret to Success

We are blessed to have over 18 job partners in Middle Tennessee, who play the essential role of employing our men after they receive training and certifications through the 4:13 Strong program. When our job partners attend our job fairs, employ our men, and truly believe in the work of...

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Why Mondays Are Our Favorite Day of the Week

For some, Sunday evenings are filled with dread, anticipating Monday morning and the start of another work week. But for the men at 4:13 Strong, Mondays are full of meaning. Having the opportunity to go to work is a game changer on their journey to building a better life. Mondays...

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