We are touched and thankful that Jackson Women for Good chose Families as Allies as the nonprofit recipient of its quarterly donation this quarter. According to its website, Jackson Women for Good “helps women in Jackson build connections to enrich our professional and personal lives, while doing good for the greater community. We come together three times every quarter to: 1. Network and fellowship with group members; 2. Perform in-person service projects to support the efforts of local nonprofits and the community; and 3. Learn about local nonprofits and vote on which organization our collective donation should go to.”
As thankful as Families as Allies is for the donation, we are just as grateful for the interest shown by these women and their group’s philosophy. When we had the chance to visit with them, they understood the idea of advocating with families rather than for them. We also appreciated their interest in learning about MAP teams, and we look forward to some of them visiting with the Hinds County Map team.
We plan to use the donation to help more families attend parent-peer support and leadership training.
We offer our heartfelt thanks to Jackson Women for Good. Please check out this wonderful organization and support its work.