Dear HAMO Readers,
Mother’s Day is May 10th, less that a week away. This year we are campaigning for people to do something different for the special moms in your life. Some call it “reclaiming Mother’s Day.” Others call it “alternative Mother’s Day.” We call it “the right thing to do.”
According to the National Center on Family Homelessness: California has 2.2 million children living in poverty. Of those children, approximately 292,624 are homeless.
Please consider helping a mother-in-need out this year in YOUR OWN COMMUNITY (tip: top right hand corner of our website, click to find a wishlist near you! ). From now until midnight, Friday May 8th, email us (helpamotherout at gmail dot com) your proof of purchase off of one of our administered Amazon.com wishlists and we’ll send you a swell e-gift card to give to your Mother’s Day honoree.
Other ways to participate in our May Donation Campaign:
- Donate similar unused supplies from your household (open diaper/pull up packages and feminine hygiene products are OK, please use your judgment). Drop them off at one of our drop off locations in your area.
- Pick up an extra package of diapers/wipes/tampons on your next Target/Costco run and drop off by May 31st.
- Take your child with you to drop off supplies. Take a picture of them putting supplies in the bin! This is a wonderful opportunity to teach your child about sharing. Send us a photo and we’ll post it!
- Read this previous post: 13 Ways to Support Our May Donation Campaign
Please join us in helping keep moms-in-need and their children healthy.
We really need the help spreading the word. Please tell your friends and family! The donation drive is happening all the month of May!