MY MOTHERS VOICE Overview
Target demographics: children, teen moms, andsingle/young parents
Direct beneficiaries per year: 285 children and single moms, plus two single teen dads!
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: organize baby and children's clothes for distribution; gather and catorgorize children's books for A Book of My Own program; start a fundraiser
Geographic areas served: 5 counties in the greater Sacramento area
Programs: a long term life plan and a match with a mentor-advocate, educational support, early literacy and reading programs, nutritional support, essential resources to work out of poverty to attain a position of financial self-sufficiency. All mentees are required to return the assistance by becoming a mentor resource for upcoming children and families.