Our First Annual School Supply Drive Ends with Family #25.

Our first annual Online School Supply Drive closes its email solicitation process today, when we’ve selected our last five families. Because we’re new to this kind of endeavor, we’re still refining our process and our limits, as a community. Because of a loving, generous, and enthusiastic effort from sponsors and supporters, word of our drive […]

Buy a School Supply for Single-Parent Families, Pt. 3!

Beyond Baby Mamas’ 2013 Online School Supply Drive continues! We’ve already funded 11 families — and more are gradually contacting us via email with their school- or teacher-given supply lists. This is our latest group of families. Please check back frequently, as we will be updating our blog to reflect progress and to notify donors/sponsors […]

Help More Single-Parent Families with School Supplies!

The 2013 Beyond Baby Mamas Online School Supply Drive is well underway! You all have been amazing so far; your willingness and eagerness to donate to single-parent families in need has exceeded our requests! If you’re new to this initiative, here’s how it works, single-parent families with school-aged children email Beyond Baby Mamas their teacher-given […]

The Sometimey Guilt of Single Motherhood.

I became pregnant in the fall of my sophomore year of college at Spelman. Cue single mother shame, pressure from my parents to get married, pressure from other family members to terminate my pregnancy, lack of support from my Morehouse ‘boyfriend,’ and hesitant support from my close friends. Despite the brewing situations, I pressed on […]

Buy a School Supply For a Single-Parent Family in Need!

Yesterday, we announced our online school supply drive for minority single parents in need. Today, we received our first three lists from families in need. We’ve created Amazon Wish Lists for each. Here are links to their lists, supplied by their schools and/or specific teachers. UPDATE: All four families have been fully funded!! We’re looking […]