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Students Without Mothers, Inc.

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Causes: Children & Youth, Education, Scholarships, Scholarships & Student Financial Aid

Mission: Students Without Mothers is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping high school students without mothers help themselves by empowering them to continue their education. The organization’s main purpose is to provide scholarships for college-bound high school students who are without their mothers due to death or other unfortunate circumstances.

Results: Since its inception in 2004, Students Without Mothers has provided over 100 students with four year scholarships in the amount of $4,000 each. The funds are provided in annual disbursements of $1,000 as long as the students continue to meet the requirements to remain in the program.

Target demographics: students who have lost their mothers due to death, incarceration, or other circumstances

Direct beneficiaries per year: 33 students continue their college education

Geographic areas served: Atlanta, GA

Programs: life coaching, grief counseling, college scholarships, dorm supplies, and gift cards.

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1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Beatrice P.1


Rating: 2

I donated to this organization and received a thank you letter that was addressed to another donor. I sent the letter back explaining that it was sent to the wrong donor. I never received an apology nor did I received any acknowledgement of my donation. I felt overlooked and that my donation was not appreciated. I believe in the concept of this organization and would have continued to donate but I am feeling doubtful about any future donations after my experience.

Comments ( 1 )


Students Without Mothers 01/14/2022

Beatrice, we are sorry to hear that you had that experience. We see that you donated on 7/15/2018 and unfortunately at that point, we did not have a system to keep track of our donations and therefore we were sending all acknowledgments manually. As you can imagine, there is room for human error in a process like this. We do not have any record of your complaint, and would have been happy to make it right had we known. We hope that you continue to support the mission of Students Without Mothers, because one mistake should not turn you away from such an important cause.