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Sweet Christmas for New Moms
Wednesday Journal
December 23, 2020

On Giving Tuesday, local nonprofits feel love, get cash
Wednesday Journal
December 9, 2020

Pandemic Creates Challenges, Opportunities for Doulas, Expectant Families
October 28, 2020

Ayiya: Prepared for the Next Job Ahead
Urban MFG Alliance
October 11, 2020

Best of Chicago Philanthropy: Best Fundraiser (Suburbs)
Better Magazine
September 22, 2020

Gov. Pritzker announces 18 appointments to state authorities, commissions
September 20, 2020

Everyday People Helping to Fight the Homeless Crisis During the Pandemic
September 15, 2020

September Partner Spotlight: New Moms
Community Financial Resources
September 4, 2020

As The Pandemic Rages On, Homeless Women & Children Are Facing A Dire Future
Refinery 29
August 4, 2020

Of the COVID-19 pregnancy cases reported in Illinois, Black and Latina women make up over 70%
Chicago Tribune
July 2, 2020

Crisis Conversations: Working pregnant in the time of COVID
Better Life Lab Podcast
July, 2020

Illinois Advocates Release Skills Agenda for an Equitable Economic Recovery
Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management
May 20, 2020

Axelson Center announces winners for the 2020 Alford-Axelson Award for Nonprofit Managerial Excellence
Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management
May 14, 2020

Grantee Spotlight: New Moms
Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management
February 14, 2020

New Moms kindles bright futures
Wednesday Journal
January 21, 2020

Integrating Executive-Skills Building Into Workforce Programs
Annie E. Casey Foundation
January 12, 2020

Lloyd A. Fry Foundation Annual Report
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
January, 2020


New Moms makes Christmas merry and bright
Wednesday Journal
December 17, 2019

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

Reflections on a Promising Summer
October 8, 2019

How One Nonprofit Is Breaking the Cycle of Intergenerational Poverty
Nonprofit Leadership Podcast
September 29, 2019

Women Leaders give $36K in local grants
Wednesday Journal
September 5, 2019

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

Nine Steps to Take When Forming Your First Nonprofit Organization

June 26, 2019

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

Maternity Health Issue
Austin Weekly News
June 12, 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

Making a Difference: New Moms Opens Multi-Million Dollar Facility
ABC 5 Chicago
April 4, 2019

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

The Renewal Submit
The Atlantic
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

Prepared for the Next Job Ahead
February 11, 2019

Harris Public Policy Announces 2019 Class of the Civic Leadership
The Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago
January 11, 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

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