Mother & Child creates connections in a judgment-free space to provide support, education and resources for anyone who is parenting, including expectant women, fathers and those facing challenges, such as lack of housing, poverty, substance abuse or other trauma.
Bottom Line for Portland
Last year, 2,322 clients received 11,805 diapers and supplies, participated in 36 classes, ate 15,000 pounds of food, and connected to more than 25 programs. Clients gained practical parenting skills, learned safe sleeping for infants, created healthy environments for children, and gained tools to advocate for themselves and their families.
Hot Lips Pizza will provide free slice coupons to the first 25 donors who give $25 or more. BWild Kombucha will give 2 bottles of kombucha to the first 100 donors under 35. All donors go into a raffle.
“I walked into Mother & Child with my mom three years ago when I was seven months pregnant. They supported me with classes, supplies and advice. I know I wasn’t the easiest client because of my struggle with addiction and criminal stuff, but they helped me anyway.” —M, client