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LOCAL PARTNERSHIP BRINGING EDUCATION AND
ACCOUNTABILITY TO MOTHERS IN TRANSITIONAL
GAINESVILLE, FLA – A Mother’s Hope and Arbor House have
partnered together to bring education and accountability to the
residents at Arbor House. A Mother’s Hope is launching their Hope
Chest Program in Arbor House on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.
The Hope Chest Program is a 19-week comprehensive model of
parenting education, self-care education, and life-skills training. This
program allows residents transitioning out of homelessness to earn
the personal items they need for themselves and their children. By
taking the classes offered as well as meeting their goals set by case
management, the residents are equipped with the tools they need to
be on a path of long-term success.
“A Mother’s Hope was born out of my passion to equip and strengthen
mothers here in Gainesville,” stated Jennifer Maynard, founder and
executive director of A Mother’s Hope. “Nearly 75 percent of the cases
where a child is removed from their home in Alachua County result
from either neglect or a caregiver’s inability to cope. We’re committed
to changing these outcomes through education and accountability,
equipping mothers with tools for success.”
Over the past two months, donations have poured in to fill the “Hope
Chest” with everything from clothing for mothers and children to
personal care products and diapers. A local homeschool group,
GreenLife Homeschool Community, recently sorted and organized
2,132 diapers for the Hope Chest.
To learn more about A Mother’s Hope, please visit
About A Mother’s Hope
A Mother’s Hope is a local organization focused on strengthening and
equipping mothers with education and accountability. We are the only organization providing a comprehensive model of parenting education,
self-care education and life-skills training.