What Has God Called You To Do?

What Has God Called You To Do?

Every man and woman is born into the world to do something unique and something distinctive and if he or she does not do it, it will never be done. Benjamin E. Mays. What has God called you to do? Have you ever thought about some unique gift only you can offer the...
How Can I Help?

How Can I Help?

“You mean there are people who will help me go to school?” “Wow! I don’t have to work as a nanny the rest of my life!” These are comments from moms whose lives are being changed because of volunteers and donors like you. Hope for Single Moms has the goal of moving...

Why can’t they just do what it takes?

Hope for Single Moms often gets asked the question, “Why can’t they just do what it takes?” If you’ve been to college or trade school, ask yourself the question, “How much free time did I have after going to class, studying and perhaps, working part time? Not much,...

How do you define success?

Let me tell you about a phone call I had last week. CONCERNED MOM: I’m looking for some help for my daughter. She needs to move to Grand Rapids. Can you help her find housing? ME: …Affordable housing is basically non-existent in West Michigan. You...

CHOICES. Does what I do later in life really matter?

What is keeping you busy in your life? My mom died a few months ago. I think when someone we know dies, it causes us to take a step back and re-evaluate our own lives. At least for me it did. Am I going through the motions of living? Or, am I living life...

Keep up the hard work mama! It’s worth it!

These ten words are not only encouraging, but they imply a lot.  First, it is letting a younger mom know you identify with her and know parenting is hard…really hard! Young moms need to know all moms struggle and wonder if they’re doing a good job.  Second, it...

Children are our future

“I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside.” (The Greatest Love of All by Whitney Houston) At Hope for Single Moms, we believe children are our future! But for half the children of...

Making dreams come true!

Right now, there’s a little girl or boy who wants to go to college to be a doctor, a lawyer, perhaps an engineer… But ther’s a problem: He/she's hungry and can’t focus on school. Mom is working a minimum-wage job. That doesn’t even pay the rent,...