Posts by Cara Hicks

Thanksgiving with Moms and Kids

Thanksgiving is an extra special time for us each year because our very first official MOMentum gathering was hosted to bless moms and their littles at Thanksgiving back in 2014. Just like our very first meeting, we had several groups come together to make the meal and host us and provide fun activities for our…

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Building on a Foundation of Prayer

Building a Village, one prayer at a time If you’ve hung around with us for long at all, you’ve heard about our dream to help moms move from the fringes where affordable housing to a space close to campus where they can feel a sense of belonging, connect with other moms and students in the…

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Thanks to The Generosity Trust

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In the Summer of 2014, I met with a mentor to share my disappointment that God had closed a door (at least temporarily) on a company I had been working on that would provide more capacity for moms so that they could spend more time with their children while continuing to provide for their families.…

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A Decade of Momentum

10 Years ago today, I graduated as a single mom from college with Jax by my side to become one of the 2% of teen moms to graduate college before age 30. With God, all things are possible! And without Him, there’s no doubt that my situation would be different. I’ve celebrated by making an…

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Moms Receive Car Repairs in time for Mother’s Day

  For the second year in a row, AC Delco, Hixson Transmission & Total Car Care and The MOMentum Network have teamed up to keep moms moving forward on the road to success just in time for Mother’s Day. On Thursday May 11th, three local single moms juggling work, college and raising their children received major…

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We GATHERed

On the eve of UTC’s graduation weekend, men and women came from the surrounding Chattanooga area to GATHER together to uplift and build MOMentum with each other. The night started off with a Sip & Shop with local vendors participating in the MOM Market who donated a portion of their sales back to The MOMentum…

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Home is Where the Heart Is

For the past 2 years, we’ve been nomads literally meeting moms where they are and working wherever we can, but it’s time we put down roots. Imagine a place where single moms working on building a better could cease striving and come to a relaxing place where they feel like they belong. Right now, most…

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Mentorship Program expands

This weekend, we held our first “retreat.” Complete with two days of reTREATing & reDIRECTing. On Friday night, Dynamic Church converted a room at the Y into a beautiful banquet. Moms enjoyed a lovely dinner, followed by an inspirational talk. Mary Edwards, an amazing mom 24/7 and Program Director with Chambliss Center by day, shared her…

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