S.M.O.O.T.H: Single Mothers Overcoming Our True Hurt
An acronym for single mothers, by single mothers.
This non-profit organization, formed in 2009, is dedicated to serving the needs of single mothers across the United States. S.M.O.O.T.H.’s facebook description reads:
S.M.O.O.T.H. is a nonprofit organization that aids in informing, impacting, and improving the lives of single mothers; mentally, physically, financially, spiritually. This organization has been on such a high demand, the Founder Betty Mayfield put together a tour to visit several cities throughout the United States to spread empowerment, parental education, and love. S.M.O.O.T.H. also has been invited to Paris France, Canada, and Uganda Africa to fulfill it’s mission in assisting single mothers.
The Facebook group for S.M.O.O.T.H functions as it’s main organizing and news spreading outlet, and though it has only 400+ “likes”, S.M.O.O.T.H involves over 1,200 members world-wide.
The Clarion Ledger reports:
The nonprofit raises money to help single mothers pay bills and purchase food, gas and clothing for their children. SMOOTH members also tour the country offering inspirational seminars and providing resources to those in need.
“Our motto is to inform, impact and improve the lives of single mothers, and that’s in every aspect of life,” Mayfield said. “We try to confront the totality of the single mother — make her a better person and help her become a better mother to her child.”
Are you, or do you know, a single mother who could benefit from contacting S.M.O.O.T.H?