Support WFWP by purchasing from Amazon through this link!

Developed in conjunction with Ext-Joom.com

Arizona

Arizona

Singleton Moms, named to honor the memory of Michelle Singleton, whose courageous battle with terminal cancer inspired her friends to cooperate and help her take care of her four young children; is a non-profit organization that focuses solely on aiding single parents who suffer from cancer and have minor children. Taking into account the struggles encountered from intense medical treatment, parental responsibilities towards young children, and the challenges of everyday life; the staff at Singleton Moms knows that nurturing those who are battling cancer is hard enough; but it is next to impossible when single-handedly taking care of a family as well.The staff at Singleton Moms work to relieve the constant worry those parents experience by taking on and fulfilling the daily parental responsibilities to provide for their children. Singleton…
It was my first experience and a great honor to witness the swearing-in ceremony of local government officials in the City of Mesa, Arizona. I had been invited by our friend Councilman Ryan D. Winkle to attend.I was very inspired to see that each of these newly elected officials: Councilman Mark Freeman, Councilman Jeremy Whittaker and Councilman Ryan D. Winkle were each sworn in by their Mothers. I had never heard of that before! Then Mayor John Giles was sworn in by each of his children who read him the Oath of Office. It was a beautiful event and, surprisingly, truly a family affair!What touched me most was the influence of their mothers in raising such accomplished sons who could become such great assets to the nation! And now with…
The Arizona Chapter of WFWP partnered with Nextdoor Neighborhood Community to collect lightly used purses filled with essential items including deodorant, toothbrushes, socks, and other daily necessities to donate to the StreetlightUSA Center in Phoenix.StreetLightUSA is a residential center in Arizona specializing in the healing of child sex trafficking and sexual trauma victims from ages 11 to 17. The center had heard about the Women Helping Women Purse Project WFWP Arizona had initiated last year, and a volunteer called me to see if WFWP had any more purses to donate to their organization. Unfortunately, we were out of purses and essentials at that time; but, after hearing about the work they are doing at the center, I felt compelled to find a way to make a donation to their center.I…
On October 8, the WFWP Arizona Chapter held a Bridge of Peace ceremony and honored ten outstanding women through the HerStory Award at the Chandler downtown library. The event was a huge success. Participants did not feel afraid to express their emotions. Lieutenant Phil Graham of the Chandler Police Department and Judge Mark Anderson embraced one another on the bridge. Four other pairs crossed the Bridge of Peace as representative pairs for repentance and healing.The highlight of the event was when awards were handed out to women making a difference in the community. "I think even if one person thanks you, one person benefits from what you are doing, you are doing great," said Ms. Naye Olvera, online radio talk show host for Entre Mujeres Radio, “De Mujer a mujer.”…
Glenda Lambert and I were invited by Naye Olvera, our radio talk show host contact and friend, to participate in an online radio talk show. We had met through networking with Elizabeth Inganamort, WFWP member and owner of the Falcon's Guard Center. In addition, Naye was our very first supporter and partner during our Purse Project for the homeless this year.She invited us to be on her show covering the topic Women’s Rivalry on Labor Day September 5. It was a good thing that Glenda Lambert was available to come with me for the interview. Glenda shared with me that she feels that women’s rivalry is a very appropriate theme to discuss for this time. As she said, “This is the era of women where we will use our unique…
Page 1 of 4