Would you like to help families in need relax and enjoy the art of creating during todays stressful times? Purchase a to-go kit for local kids and families at New Mom's in Oak Park. Each kit contains at least one pottery piece, canvas, or mosaic project. (We will work closely with the team at New Moms in order to put together kits that are age appropriate for current families in their program.)
About New Moms
Since 1983, New Moms has been the leading Chicagoland agency specializing in outreach and services to young moms experiencing poverty and homelessness. Young moms, 24 and under, take powerful first steps toward economic mobility and family well-being. Their 2-Generation approach puts families experiencing poverty in control of their goals and unleashes their potential.
Services that New Moms offer include:
- Housing for young families experiencing homelessness.
- A job training program that offers paid work experience, through blended classroom and hands-on training at Bright Endeavors, their social enterprise, premium soy candle making company.
- Family support that includes a range of services to support the entire family health.
These services work directly to interrupt the cycle of poverty.