The Savannah Georgia Power Employee Chapter Brings Hope To Single Moms & Their Children By Donating over $5K in School Supplies
The Savannah Georgia Power Employee Chapter Brings Hope
To Single Moms & Their Children By Donating over $5K in School Supplies
Interview Contact: Jennifer Graham, Executive Director, Shelter From the Rain, Inc. P: (912) 232-5860
July 27, 2023 - Savannah, GA – In preparation for the new school year, the Savannah Georgia Power employee chapter donated over $5,000 in school supplies to the single Moms of Shelter From the Rain Inc this week. Multiple Georgia Power teams came together to assemble backpacks at their Savannah location as part of their 100 Days of Summer campaign. School supplies included backpacks loaded with all age appropriate supplies for children in elementary, middle and high school. This outreach will go a long way in helping struggling single mothers who are currently preparing their children to return to school.
Within Chatham County, 40% of the households are led by single parents. In the United States, one out of three children live in a single-parent family with 83% of these single-parent families headed by a woman. Single mothers are more likely to experience job displacement, poor academic attainment, live in poverty, and have episodic or chronic depression. The assistance that Georgia Power has provided this year will help with the financial burden of preparing for school for single mothers in Savannah and help set their students up for academic excellence.
“This partnership with Georgia Power has allowed us to triple the number of students that we are able to assist with school supplies this year. It is truly amazing to see businesses really put the time and effort into ensuring that the single-parent families in our community have the resources they need to thrive. It means the world to our organization.” states SFTR Executive Director, Jennifer Graham.
Established in 2010, Shelter From the Rain is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, based out of Savannah, Georgia, that provides assistance to single Mothers. Their vision is to create a community of strong, economically independent single Mothers through education, mentorship, personal & professional development, homeownership, health and wellness. Throughout the year, the SFTR offers household items, food, school supplies, mentorship, financial literacy, counseling, group support and baby supplies through their diaper bank.
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Jennifer T. Graham
Shelter From the Rain, Inc.
(912) 232-5860 - email@example.com
Shelter From the Rain, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, based out of Savannah, Georgia, designed to enrich the lives of low-income single mothers and children in need through acts of kindness that nurture the mind, body, and soul.