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It has been a good week at The Restoration House.— a week of good news and celebrations. We have celebrated a single mom getting keys to permanent housing for her family, a single mom graduating from school and earning a certification in phlebotomy, continued significant funding from a donor, among other things. We have celebrated the deepening of relationships and continued walking alongside one another although at times it is very hard to have patience and hope. We have celebrated […]

Society’s Stigma Equals My Victory

Much of society looks down on single motherhood like a stigma. I look at it as a victory. I didn’t become a single mother out of consequence; I became one out of choice. I didn’t want my children to live in a combative environment where dislike thrived instead of love. I knew what it was like to live with parents who seldom showed love towards each other or their child. I never wanted my children to feel the way I […]

Our Newest Family – August 2014

The Restoration House welcomed our newest single mother family this month. The family moves in on September 6, thanks to some of our long time supporters Norma & James. They have offered their rental home to the family at an affordable rate. We are extremely grateful for this amazing opportunity to walk alongside this beautiful family of 5 as they seek restored relationships and financial self-sufficiency.  As this family gets into their new home they are in need of a gently […]

Faith & Finance Graduates – July 2014

At our July Family Night we recognized the moms who successfully completed the 12 week Faith & Finance program. This class has been very helpful for our families as they study financial literacy through the lens of restoration with God, self, others and creation. We are so thankful for the Westside YMCA for providing a great space to meet.  Thank you to the many, many volunteers who provided the incredible meals for the moms and their children throughout the 12 weeks!  We would also like to give […]