Saturday, May 7, 2011

Help a mother out for Mother's Day

How about giving to those mothers who have little or nothing on this day? Give to the organization "Help A Mother Out (HAMO)." They are dedicated to increasing access to diapers for families in need. Started by two moms (March, 2009) with an initial investment of $100, this one time diaper drive has evolved into a nationally-recognized grassroots organization raising diapers, awareness, and advocating for long term change in the social safety net. Their vision is a day when every baby has an adequate supply of diapers. The testimonials on their website will break your heart.

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For a bit of a laugh, check out the LA Times look at mom's through the ages, starting with the Virgin Mary:

*image from Creative Commons/Violetta (via Help a Mother Out Website)

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