December 12, 2023

Help for the holidays…

December is busy with holidays, vacations, family visits, gifting and hosting. This time of year can be full of fun and giving— but not for everyone especially women in poverty who are pregnant and parenting.

For those experiencing financial and resource poverty, this stress can be exacerbated even more. However, you may be surprised to learn—and eager to pass on—these helpful resources and tips.

How to Obtain Fuel Assistance Before Hot or Cold Weather

21 Ways to Keep Your Home Warm in Winter

50 Free Winter Activity Ideas

Frugal Food Strategies

10 Ways to Save Money on Gifts

And for you or others you know who might be hosting a holiday meal, here are tips to make your gatherings less stressful and more about family and friends. We are pro-YOUR life, too.

6 Tips for Setting Boundaries During the Holidays

Our WomenDeserveBetter helpsite has more than 300 articles to help families Work, Learn, Live, and Love better.

Whether you or someone you know needs help with housingrelationship safety, or help with food costswe are here to help.

Share this information with our brochures, stickers, and flyersPost our images on your social media. Reach out to your community’s churches, pregnancy help centers, and schools to introduce our helpsite to them.

Another way you can help is by making a tax-deductible gift. Single gifts made by December 31 will be matched. New and increased monthly gifts will be double-matched, and employer matching gifts will double your support yet again!

By sharing time, talent, gifts, and resources, we can help make this time of year better for all.

Because women deserve better,

Joyce McCauley-Benner
Director of Public Education

P.S. Looking for short-term job opportunities? Or want to start a new year? Check out our openings!