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Vincent DiCaro

Vincent DiCaro

Vince is NFI's Vice President of Communication and Development. He is married to Claudia, has one son with another son on the way and lives in Maryland.

Recent Posts

Fatherhood Questions Answered Here

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Aug 8, 2011
Do you have questions about fatherhood that you want NFI president Roland Warren to answer? Submit your questions on NFI's... Read More

Topics: roland warren, facebook

Father Absence is Preventable: Here's How

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Aug 3, 2011
Even though most folks we tell about our work agree that it is important, they sometimes have their doubts about whether or not... Read More

Topics: incarceration, troy's story, xavier, prisoner reentry, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Men at Work: Time and Turf Wait for No One

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jul 29, 2011
Husbands across the country can celebrate – Time magazine has printed (on its cover no less!) that married men and women do... Read More

Topics: mothers, time magazine

Vinny on the Rocks

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jul 18, 2011
In keeping with NFI’s July theme of hitting the Great Outdoors, I hit the Mediocre Outdoors with my 18-month-old son last week.... Read More

Topics: Baby Vinny

How Baseball and Military Dads Motivated Me

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jul 11, 2011
This is a guest post by NFI's Director of Military Programming, Tim Red, who heads the organization's efforts to help the U.S.... Read More

Topics: baseball

Investing in Your Child's Future. Or, You Know You're a Dad When Your Wallet Starts Emptying

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jul 7, 2011
You know you’re a dad when… your wallet starts emptying. I’m joking. Sort of.As my 18-month-old son continues to grow, and my... Read More

Topics: finances


Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 29, 2011
If you follow this blog at all, you probably have the impression that NFI gives out awards, talks about how important... Read More

Topics: fatherhood resources

“Super” Motivated by Their Dads

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 23, 2011
It seems if you want to be a superhero these days, you need to have some “drama” with your father. Read More

Topics: The Green Lantern, Thor

Father's Day Recap: Part 2

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 22, 2011
As promised yesterday, here are some more highlights of what we did this Father's Day to promote our work of connecting fathers... Read More

Topics: Father Facts, The Kids Grow Up

Father's Day Was Busy!

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 21, 2011
We joke around here at NFI that on Father's Day, like one of those blowout sales, "Everything must go, go, go!" Read More

Topics: Dwyane Wade, Nissan

Champion of Change… And a Whole Lot More

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 15, 2011
Yesterday, I had the pleasure of accompanying LS1 Christopher Cady, US Navy, to a special ceremony at the White House honoring... Read More

Topics: Champions of Change, Christopher Cady

Guest Post: A Reason to Smile

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 10, 2011
This is a guest post by Sean DeFrehn, the husband of NFI's Manager of Outreach, Brittany DeFrehn. Sean and Brittany just became... Read More

Be a Dad

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 9, 2011
NFI has launched a brand new PSA (public service advertising) campaign called "Be a Dad." Take a look: As I have watched this ad... Read More

Topics: be a dad

Losing Grandpa

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   May 31, 2011
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Topics: Baby Vinny, grandfather, abuelo

Guest Post: The Other Side of the Coin

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Apr 27, 2011
This is a guest post by Shane Barkley, President of Dad the Family Shepherd & Savvy Dads, and author of Dad Cents. Read More

Topics: finances

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