April 27, 2011
Although I have lived in this community for years, I was really unaware of the number of teen mothers. I found out about the Madonna's Center program from a flyer about a benefit golf tournament. I checked it out. I found that a group of people were trying very hard to make life easier for these young parents and their children. This interested me. I was very impressed that the organization, while helping the teens with essential material items, was really concerned with encouraging the parents to be good mothers and fathers , be independent, stay in school or get job training ...benefiting these young families..long term.. I was very impressed working with this group.. non judgemental, loving and very supportive of these young parents.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I have seen the appreciation and relief on the faces of these young parents when I have made deliveries of beds,, clothing and parenting information for their children. I feel this gives them tools to be better parents and citizens of this community.
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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Volunteer & I helped by making deliveries to school with essential diapers, etc. I sorted clothing, organized donated items and gathered donations. .