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Helping Hands for Single Moms and Dallas County Community College District Foundation to partner

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In an attempt to provide critical support for the continued expansion of Helping Hands for Single Moms into Dallas, the nonprofit organization has partnered with the Dallas County Community College District Foundation. The partnership was announced in a press release.

According to Lori Jaide Watson, Senior Director, Relationship Management at the Dallas Community College District Foundation, “Education serves as a catalyst for improving the lives of single mothers, and this partnership provides these mothers with a strong foundation and aid in reaching their full academic and professional potential.”

The Dallas County Community College District Foundation will join together with several other organizations, including Southwest Airlines, who are also supporting Helping Hands for Single Moms’ expansion to Dallas.

The Dallas board of directors held a strategic planning session on Saturday, February 24, 2018 which included community networkers and leaders with input in to expanding the brand and growing the program in Dallas.

“Helping Hands for Single Moms Dallas has a remarkable potential to serve over 100 families annually, and we need to get the word out to those who understand the positive impact on the community when a low-income single mom earns a college degree,” said Chris Coffman, Executive Director of Helping Hands for Single Moms, in a press release.

ABOUT HELPING HANDS FOR SINGLE MOMS

Helping Hands for Single Moms is a community based nonprofit that assists impoverished single mom families with their pursuit of a college education and financial independence.

Helping Hands for Single Moms was established in Phoenix, Arizona in 2002.  Over the past 16 years, it has delivered over $4 million in scholarships and services to hundreds of low-income single mom college student families.  Since 2005, 229 moms have earned college degrees in various disciplines including nursing, business, education, and, more.

Find out more on the organization’s website.

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