"Successful single mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. 

They are the ones, that NEVER GIVE UP, despite the struggles."

Help us to help them... DONATE

JustLiving Advocacy provides life-saving support for women who lead single parent households.
Our programs provide opportunities to ‘bridge’ women to the workforce and help them become
self-sustaining

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In the US, single mothers make up most single-parent families. Moreover, according to 2020 U.S. Census Bureau, 4 out of about 11 million single parent families with children under the age of 18, 80 percent were headed by single mothers. Of all single-parent families in the U.S., single mothers make up the majority..among 12 million single-parent families in 2016, 80% comprise of single mothers. Many studies have identified the proliferation of single-parent families, particularly those with single mothers, as a major factor in the continuous increase of child poverty in the country.

It's time to collect school supplies and donations for our annual Back to School event, which will be held in August! Please consider donating! Some of the things we are looking for:
-Notebooks
-Pencils
-Backpacks
-Folders
-Crayons
-Erasers
-Pens
-Binders
-Composition Notebooks
-Rulers

Drop-off locations:
JustLiving Advocacy at the Nonprofit Collaborative: 9770 Patuxent Woods Dr. Columbia, MD 21046
Multi-Service Center at 9900 Washington Blvd North Laurel, MD 20723

To ship or mail donations: JustLiving Advocacy, 9770 Patuxent Woods Dr. #319, Columbia, MD 21046

We are also looking for sponsors and volunteers for this event!

Please contact Shannon Harrison via text/call at 301-532-1049 or email shannon@justlivingadvocacy.org for more information.

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Happy Mother's Day

A single parent is a person who lives with a child or children and who does not have a spouse or live-in partner. Reasons for becoming a single parent include divorce, break-up, abandonment, domestic violence, rape, death of the other parent, childbirth by a single person or single-person adoption.

Be a Bridge of HOPE and help us build strong families & strengthen our community.

To all single parents...

"Appreciate yourself and give yourself a lot of credit for the way you are bringing up your children.

Have hope, have faith and believe, that trouble doesn't last always.

Realize how amazing your children are and give yourself a huge hug of love, pat yourself on the back and know, that you are doing the best you can do."... 

Nette Stokes