|Breakaway Outreach is a faith based (Christ-centered) 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded by Jimmy and Cindy Larche, serving at-risk youth, underprivileged children, and under-served communities.
God places the lonely in families; he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy. (Psalm 68:6 NIV)
Jimmy Larche was a teenage runaway who found life-changing hope while locked up in a Florida juvenile detention center in 1987. Through intentional mentoring relationships, he was able to rebound from a childhood of abandonment and abuse, and find his place in God’s family. Later, he dedicated his life to helping kids in crisis “breakaway” from cycles of despair, hopelessness, and delinquency, and discover their redemptive purposes in the world today.
Breakaway Outreach was founded in 1995 and launched as a small group Bible study with four teenagers in a south Florida juvenile detention center. From that inception a movement was born that has reached out to tens of thousands of kids on the margins of society from our base in Chattanooga, Tennessee to under-served communities around the globe.
The Breakaway movement has been exponentially multiplied through:
Contact us if you’d like to learn more about how to join our team or bring some of these initiatives to your area!
As an evangelist and international Gospel communicator, Jimmy continues to travel and speak to youth and adults all across the globe, declaring God’s glory and Christ’s redemptive work through our pain, suffering, and brokenness. Find out more about Jimmy’s books, speaking engagements, and booking info here.