Archive for October, 2017

  • “MOMSter Mash” to Support Military Families

    “MOMSter Mash” to Support Military Families

    Many of our chapters support the Ronald McDonald House, which provides help to families who have a sick child being treated in hospital.  The Fisher House Foundation has a similar premise targeted at military families — they operate a network of comfort homes where families can stay while an injured service member is receiving treatment.  For [&hellip...

  • Creating a Community Clothes Closet

    Creating a Community Clothes Closet

    A ding-dong on the bell and a child stands at the door with nothing but the pyjamas they are wearing.  They’re ushered in by their new foster family who quickly tries to make them as comfortable and at home as possible but it’s so hard when they have nothing.  The next morning is even harder [&hellip...

  • Building Community with a Fall Festival

    Oct 26, 17 • News, Service ProjectNo Comments
    Building Community with a Fall Festival

    When a community comes together, it’s amazing what they can accomplish!  The MOMS Club of Albuquerque-Volcano Vista, NM, was inspired by the fantastic range of service projects done by other chapters across the country.  They decided they wanted to be more involved in their community this year and wanted to perform more service projects as [&hellip...

  • Diaper Bank Donation Drive

    Oct 25, 17 • News, Service ProjectNo Comments
    Diaper Bank Donation Drive

    Nothing is harder as a mom than not being able to provide the necessities for your children.  The MOMS Club of West Chester, PA decided they wanted to make that burden a bit easier for some local moms in need of basic baby supplies – diapers and wipes for donation to a local diaper bank. [&hellip...

  • Reverse Trick-or-Treat Service Project

    Oct 24, 17 • News, Service ProjectNo Comments
    Reverse Trick-or-Treat Service Project

    The MOMS Club of Virginia Beach-E, VA is full of some real superheroes, not to mention the princesses, and animals.  This year, they all teamed up to make Halloween about something more than going door-to-door and getting candy – they made it about giving back to their community by organizing a reverse trick-or-treat at a local [&hellip...

  • Scarecrow Finds Humor in Motherhood

    Oct 23, 17 • Chapter Activites, Crafts, NewsNo Comments
    Scarecrow Finds Humor in Motherhood

    Motherhood can be scary, but not nearly as scary as the scarecrow created by the MOMS Club of Berkeley Heights/Summit, NJ for their local scarecrow contest, the New Providence Scarecrow Stroll.  The contest has local teams, businesses, and groups create the wildest, cleverest, funniest scarecrows they can imagine.  The scarecrows are on display in downtown New [&hellip...

  • Giving Every Member A Little Bit of Recognition

    Giving Every Member A Little Bit of Recognition

    Many chapters honor those members who step up for the board, lead a committee or even run an event or project.  Those roles are all very important and deserve a special recognition.  A chapter, though, is only as strong as all of its members — and it was this belief that inspired the MOMS Club [&hellip...

  • Fundraising Yard Sale with a Twist

    Fundraising Yard Sale with a Twist

    MOMS Club chapters are always looking for great ideas for service projects that will get the whole chapter (moms and kids alike!) excited.  Some chapters, however, have so many great ideas that the best option is bundling them all together.  The MOMS Club of Greater Avon Grove Area, PA, held an event that was three [&hellip...

  • Social Media Campaign Drives Donations

    Social Media Campaign Drives Donations

    For a long time, chapters have realized the importance of social media to attract new members.  But the MOMS Club of Elk Grove, CA found out just how effective it can be for a service project as well, after they used it to drive their recent donation collection service project for the victims of the [&hellip...

  • Yard Sale to Support Fellow Chapters through the Mother-to-Mother Fund

    Yard Sale to Support Fellow Chapters through the Mother-to-Mother Fund

    When they saw the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey and then Irma, the MOMS Club of Spartanburg, SC knew they had to do something to help.  They quickly mobilized their members and decided to host a yard sale to raise funds for the Mother-to-Mother Fund, knowing the fund would be able to help moms in [&hellip...