Every parent's dream is to be the best parent they can be. One way they do that is to provide well for their children’s physical needs. However, nearly half of single mom families find themselves at or below poverty—so that is difficult to do.
Imagine their stress when they can’t pay the bills on time or get nutritious food. Imagine their disappointment when their child doesn’t get a good report card or State assessment test scores, oftentimes the result of inadequate nutrition. Imagine watching your dreams for your child slip away year after year
In 2016, about 4 of every 5 (80.4 percent) of the 13.6 million custodial parents were mothers, while 1 of every 5 custodial parents were fathers (19.6 percent). Single mothers need our help now more than ever and you can help for as low as $1.