As we reflect on the year 2023 at Helping Mamas, it’s with a sense of immense pride and gratitude that we look back on the remarkable impact we’ve had in our community. Our mission to provide essential supplies to families in need has seen incredible growth and success this year, thanks to the unwavering support and dedication of our donors, volunteers, and staff. Here’s a glance at what we’ve accomplished together.

A Record-Breaking Year in Numbers

  • 167,076 Diapers Distributed: This year, we were able to provide a staggering 167,076 diapers to families in need, ensuring that the youngest members of our community have the essentials they need for a healthy start in life. 
  • 143,386 Period Products Distributed: Marking a 1066% increase over 2022, we distributed 143,386 period products. This monumental leap forward in our efforts signifies our commitment to addressing period poverty and supporting menstrual health in our community.
  • 357,525 Overall Items Distributed: From clothing and baby gear to feeding supplies, we have distributed a total of 357,525 items, marking a 57% increase from the previous year. This growth reflects our expanding capacity to meet the diverse needs of families we serve.
  • 11,175 Clients Served: Our reach has extended to 11,175 clients this year, which is a 120% increase over 2022. This number represents thousands of lives positively impacted by our services and the generosity of our community.

Beyond the Numbers: The Real Impact

While these statistics are impressive, the true measure of our impact lies in the stories of the families we’ve helped. Each diaper, period product, and item we’ve distributed has helped alleviate financial burdens, provided dignity, and supported the health and well-being of parents and children alike.

Looking Forward

As we close the chapter on 2023, we are filled with hope and excitement for the future. Our achievements this year have set a new benchmark for what we can accomplish, and we are more committed than ever to growing our services and reaching even more families in need.

A Heartfelt Thank You

None of this would have been possible without the incredible support we’ve received from our community. To every donor, volunteer, and partner who has joined us on this journey – your generosity has fueled our mission and changed lives. Thank you for standing with us in our commitment to help families thrive.

Join Us in Making a Difference

As we look ahead to 2024, we invite you to continue or begin your journey with us. Whether through donating, volunteering, or spreading the word, your involvement is key to our success. Together, we can build on this year’s achievements and make an even greater impact in the lives of families in East Tennessee.

In 2023, Helping Mamas has not just distributed items; we have distributed hope, health, and happiness. We’ve seen firsthand how small acts of kindness can make a big difference, and we are excited to continue this work in the coming year. Here’s to a future where every family has access to the essentials they need to succeed.