Media Coverage



Helping young moms find their power and reach their full potential
November 4, 2019



Reflections on a Promising Summer
October 8, 2019



Introducing the Inaugural Promising Ventures Fellowship Class of 2019
July 22, 2019



Stretched Too Thin? 10 Ways To Help Your Nonprofit Employees Better Manage Their Time
June 21, 2019



Oak Park honors restaurants for cleanliness, citizens for health initiatives
Chicago Tribune
June 11, 2019



The Six Key Ingredients Of A Successful Grant Proposal
May 23, 2019



Six Low-Stress Ways Of Staying Up-To-Date On Current Industry Trends
April 30, 2019



Seven Creative Ways To Celebrate The People Behind Your Nonprofit
April 17, 2019


New Moms Gets Cooking With Kitchen Walk
Wednesday Journal
April 16, 2019



Importance of Video Storytelling for Nonprofits
Adam Grubb Productions
April 16, 2019



Column: Kitchen Walk benefits New Moms, provides a look at ‘the heartbeat’ of participating homes
Chicago Tribune
April 11, 2019


5 things we learned at The Renewal Summit
The Renewal Project
April 8, 2019



To tackle a lack of affordable housing, nonprofits become developers
Crain’s Chicago Business
April 5, 2019



Chicago nonprofit New Moms selected for a 2019 Renewal Award
Illinois Business Daily
April 3, 2019



New Moms officially unveils its facility in Oak Park
March 20, 2019



New home for New Moms: Oak Park organization celebrates new Chicago Avenue center
Chicago Tribune
March 19, 2019


Nonprofit that helps young poverty-stricken moms opens new Oak Park facility
Chicago Sun Times
March 18, 2019



3 Things Every Nonprofit Leader Needs to Know About Using Data to Show Impact

February 24, 2019


New Moms hopes to win national grant
Austin Talks
February 19, 2019



Interview: An Uplifter of Women in Transition
The Homegirl Project
January 3, 2019



A Successful Nonprofit Merger Is Like a Good Marriage—A Relationship Built on Compromise and Mutual Respect
December 19, 2018



Holiday Hot Picks: Part III — Gifts that give back (video)
Windy City LIVE
December 14, 2018



‘The portraits are so meaningful’: Holiday photos for young moms working to get back on their feet
Chicago Tribune
December 10, 2018


First Presbyterian is expanding its Fair Trade Market for Christmas
Enid News & Eagle
November 26, 2018



50+ no-fail Amazon gift ideas for a college-aged girl 
Emma Lenhart
November 24, 2018



Sarah Bessey’s 2018 Christmas Gift Guide to Empower
Sarah Bessey
November 22, 2018



8 made-in Illinois gift ideas your relatives will love
Chicago Parent
November 16, 2018



20 holiday gifts for moms with a newborn at home
November 12, 2018



Gift ideas that will please any woman in your life
November 8, 2018



Valuing Your Volunteers
Philanthropy Journal
September 24, 2018




Community honors pledge to never forget 9/11 victims through service
WGN9 Chicago
September 11, 2018



Remembrance ceremony marks 17th anniversary of 9/11
ABC7 Chicago
September 12, 2018



The Messy, Beautiful Work of Social Enterprise for Nonprofits
Philanthropy Journal
September 3, 2018



When Chicago’s Homeless Kids Can’t Go to the Doctor, This Group Steps In
The Daily Beast
August 27, 2018


Do Good Without Writing a Check: B2B Solutions for CSR
July 12, 2018



This Week: Whitney’s Women
July 9, 2018


Paying It Forward: Whitney’s Women
Chicago Woman Magazine
July/August Issue, pg. 60

These 3 Companies Help At-Risk Women and Are Changing the World
Woman’s Day
July 2, 2018


We’re Bringing the Library to You This Summer
Wednesday Journal
June 12, 2018

Chicago Kitchens Take the Spotlight
Kitchen & Bath Design News
June 4, 2018

For Many Moms, Life Ain’t Been No Crystal Stair
The Root
May 13, 2018


Mother’s Day Message from Chicago Mom Who Dealt with Hardship, Now Helps Others
Chicago Sun-Times
May 12, 2018



5 Super-Moms Making a Difference
May 11, 2018


More than coffee percolates at Oak Park cafe
April 17, 2018


New Moms breaks ground on affordable housing project
Austin Weekly
April 17, 2018


Lighting the Way: Help for homeless pregnant girls and women
McGowan Charitable Fund Stories
April 17, 2018


New Moms Kitchen Walk comes full circle
April 17, 2018


New Moms group breaks ground on Oak Park facility that will offer affordable housing, program space
Chicago Tribune
April 16, 2018


Kogstad Founded Organization That Helps Mothers, Children Break Out Of Poverty
Journal & Topics
April 10, 2018


Nonprofit To Build Apartment For Low-Income Moms In Oak Park
Oak Park Patch
April 4, 2018


Words of Wisdom with Laura Zumdahl, President & CEO of New Moms
Thrive Global
March 14, 2018


Murals in Austin Symbolize Spirit of Nonprofit
Austin Weekly News
March 6, 2018


New Moms & Bright Endeavors | Supporting Young Mothers in Need
WCIU The Jam
February 27, 2018


Shout Out: James Kennedy and Jenna Hania, Oak Park Eagle Scout project to help New Moms
Oak Leaves
February 21, 2018


Job Training Program Helps Young Mothers Battling Homelessness
NBC Chicago
February 20, 2018




Meet Jasmine Stewart and Olivia Edwards of Bright Endeavors in West Garfield Park
Voyage Chicago
December 18, 2017


Blazin’ Babes: Denim & Determination
Daily North Shore
November 30, 2017


A helping hand for young mothers in poverty
Christian Science Monitor
June 30, 2017


Kitchen Walk event to benefit New Moms Oak Park
Chicago Tribune
April 20, 2017


Lauren Conrad Launches New Body Line with Bright Endeavors
February 8, 2017


Helping Young Moms Work Their Way Out Of Poverty
January 31, 2017



Gift Guide 2016: Gifts That Give Back
Chicago Woman Magazine
December 2016


Chicago employers in limbo after court blocks Obama’s overtime pay rule
Chicago Tribune
November 23, 2016


Chicago tackles youth unemployment as it wrestles with its consequences
Chicago Tribune
September 2, 2016


Parenthesis Family Center, New Moms seek merger
Oak Leaves
June 27, 2016


MADE: Bright Endeavors
June 20, 2016


Chicago Non-Profit Brightens New Moms’ Lives With Candles
Medill News Service
May 19, 2016


Fine design, gourmet tastes star on Parenthesis Kitchen Walk
Chicago Tribune
April 28, 2016


Bright Endeavors Featured on ABC’s The Chew
The Chew
January 22, 2016


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