October 28, 2011
I joined my local chapter of The Mommies Network in 2007, when I was unknowingly pregnant with my 3rd child. My family had moved and we were pretty much isolated, try as I might I could not really make friends. I was depressed and lonely. Joining TMN has given me so much it's hard to list. I have many friends, oodles of opportunities to help my community, and now it gives me a sense of purpose to be among those that help make my chapter go. It has given me much, much more than that as well.
I am so glad for TMN being there for me when I needed it.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I now have friends, where I didn't have any before. I would go so far as to say that because of the Mommies Network I've found a surrogate family.
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
I would like to have a more structured game plan for the volunteers to follow. However, in the absence of said game plan, there is no frustration when volunteers get it not quite right.
Volunteer & I secure donations and organize fundraisers to financially support my chapter.