Meet Grace

Meet Grace

Have you met Grace, yet? Grace is our next single mom success story. She is pictured here with her two sons, Eddie and Emerson. Grace has been accepted into the Healthcare Systems Administration program at Ferris-Grand Rapids. Her non-program classes will be taken at...
Have you reached your full potential

Have you reached your full potential

What did you dream about growing up? Did you achieve that dream? Sometimes we don’t achieve our dream because it exceeds our potential. But sometimes, it’s because life happens. At Hope for Single Moms, our clients become single moms for a variety of...
Don’t Miss Jesus

Don’t Miss Jesus

In this time of uncertainty, it’s easy to be afraid of many things. The following has excerpts from our bible study, Why? for Single Moms. Are you familiar with the story about Jesus walking on water? His followers were in a boat when a big storm started. He was...
Brunch canceled

Brunch canceled

Our Second Annual Celebrating Courageous Moms brunch, scheduled for May 2, 2020, has been canceled due to the quarantine. Hope for Single Moms will miss seeing all of you and celebrating the hard work our single moms have been doing this past year. If  you...
Don’t be Z!

Don’t be Z!

Are you a dog person or cat person? While I loved my cats, I am most definitely a dog person. I love their personalities and their unconditional love. You, their owner, make their day. You are who they look forward to seeing or being with.                             ...
Then & Now

Then & Now

Oh My! How we’ve grown! Part of the fun of Hope for Single Moms is getting to work with these great families for a year or two. This picture was taken at our Celebrating Courageous Moms brunch in May 2019. The other peicture was taken at our beakfast in...
What is your super talent?

What is your super talent?

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...