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MY MOM – MY HERO Michelle’s life, itself,  began as an overwhelming surprise- she was one of two, in an unexpected twin birth to a single mom and a father struggling with addiction.  Her first 10 years were marred by abuse and chaos.  As Michelle floundered in school with undiagnosed learning disabilities, she anesthetized her […]

Enlightening, heart warming and recommended by single mom professionals:  “Bay and Her Boys.  Unexpected Lessons I learned as a (Single) Mom”  by Bay Buchanan.  Click here  for more information

JAMIE’S DREAM ACCOMPLISHED “It’s a sacrifice. It’s a big sacrifice. But I would tell any single mom who is thinking about getting her degree that it is well worth it. And the sooner she gets started, the sooner she will be a college graduate.” Jamie now proudly holds that degree.  A 2013 graduate with her […]

Holiday Happiness was a delightful and memorable day for gift donors and the single moms. We celebrated our Dec. graduates, recognized a very special single mom, Angel Morris, (mother of Phoenix Suns twins, Markieff and Marcus Morris) and welcomed the gift donors who shopped for the children of our single mom college students.  The gift donors […]

FROM LESS TO SUCCESS!   We love to share about the success of our alumni. Below is an excerpt from a letter from Dawn, used with her permission: “I am sitting at the airport right now waiting for my flight and I was thinking about you (Helping Hands).  I wanted to thank you –again- for the […]

Remember all the special moms you know with a meaningful gift this year – a donation to Helping Hands for Single Moms!  Your donation for this special Mother’s Day Event includes a card of your choice, and your personal signature.  We will mail it for you, to the person(s)  you choose. You and that special […]

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