Amazon awards over $10,000 to The MOMentum Network on the Today show

MARCH 12, 2021, Chattanooga, TN —When a young Chattanooga mother started The MOMentum Network in 2014 to help Tennessee Valley single moms achieve higher education, few were watching and support was hard to come by. Yesterday, a global audience learned about the impact the MOMentum Network has had on more than 170 Chattanooga women and…

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MOMentum to air on Today show

Chattanooga Nonprofit ‘MOMentum Network’ to be profiled on TODAY Show on March 11, 10-11am ET NBC’S TODAY WITH HODA & JENNA INTERVIEWS CHATTANOOGA WOMEN WORKING TO ACHIEVE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS MARCH 10, 2021, Chattanooga, TN — The MOMentum Network [insert hyperlink to MN website], a local nonprofit empowering single moms and their children to build…

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How does the Scholar Village program work?

Single parent, do you dream of building a life that’s beyond survival mode? Do you worry about having the funds to make sure that your child(ren) have what they need? Do you wish that you had help or friends who “get you” and lifted you up? Are you exhausted from working long hours and missing…

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The Village: Educational Opportunity Center

The Educational Opportunity Center has been a tremendous asset in helping our member moms apply for scholarships for college as well as providing one-on-one assistance with applying for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), completing College Applications (1 yr. certifications, 2 yr. colleges, 4 yr. college/universities), navigating the college admissions process, helping with Tennessee Reconnect Scholarship &…

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Housing Program Update

In March, we shared that we were back on the hunt for a new site for our Supportive Housing Community. We are excited to share that we have selected a site and are in the process of signing up moms to be the first residents in the Fall. While our support network will still be…

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2nd Generation Celebration

This month, we’re spotlighting members and sharing stories about why & how they’re involved in “the village”. You may know that we walk alongside single moms in college and their children providing connection, direction and encouragement, but a key part of our mission is cultivating the strong support network aka “village” it takes to provide…

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Our plans turned upside down

All across the globe, people are trying to figure out what to do when they wake up because life doesn’t look at all like they planned. Even for those of us blessed enough to still have a job, our hours may be different and our routines are now altered with a strict Stay at Home order,…

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Mom 2 MOM: Savannah

Each week, we’re going to start sharing words of encouragement, highlights of what’s helping and stories of strength from our very own member moms in a section called Mom 2 MOM.  In a way, I feel more prepared to deal with this crisis because I am a single mom. We are used to overcoming by striving…

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MENTAL HEALTH WELLNESS TIPS FOR QUARANTINE

Reposted advice attributed to a psychologist:After having thirty-one sessions this week with patients where the singular focus was COVID-19 and how to cope, I decided to consolidate my advice and make a list that I hope is helpful to all. I can’t control a lot of what is going on right now, but I can…

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Residential Program Update

RISE Update Last semester we shared that we were excited to launch a new residential leadership program that would allow single moms in college to be a part of their college community, live affordably and lean on each other for support. You can read more about that HERE. Unfortunately, plans changed due to circumstances beyond…

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