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  • For a little over a month, many of the current and alumnae moms have been training for A Race for Maggie’s Place, held on October 7th.  The program, called Fit Moms, was an opportunity for them condition with other moms while receiving free babysitting for their children.  Sounds simple enough, right? Wrong. The sessions were […]

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  • Written by Liz, alumna MissionCorps member When I saw the Maggie’s Place Facebook post about the resumption of “Simple September” this year, I both smiled with joy and cringed a little with guilt. Having lived in the houses as a staff member myself, I know that Maggie’s Place already lives a solid commitment to simple living, reliance on […]

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  • Peace, Unity, Adaptability….and Simplicity?!? A common prayer in the Maggie’s Place community is “For Peace, Unity, and Adaptability in our homes and in our hearts.”  It’s a prayer that goes to the heart of how to have a thriving community life.   When we are in the midst of hard community change, we toss around jokes […]

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  • Mary Peterson, Founder and Executive Director of Maggie’s Place, along with Katie, an alumna mom, were featured on “The Bishop’s Hour”. They had a chance to talk about the ministry and updates on some upcoming events. Listen to Maggie’s Place at 23:50 minute mark.

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  • Divine Providence did provide,  Divine Providence does provide,  Divine Providence will provide. Maggie’s Place MissionCorps members pray this together every morning and night, and He has not failed to answer us yet. I’m relatively new on board at Maggie’s Place, and this is my first September with this coupon-cutting crew.  I’ve learned a lot from […]

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  • It’s nearly back to school shopping season, and I am remembering how it felt to go with my mom to get new clothes for school.We’d drive to a nearby mall and cruise the aisles of various stores, trying on shoes, assorted pants and jumpers.(My mom did not allow jeans until high school!)Some of you probably […]

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  • At Maggie’s Place our days are usually pretty packed, but every so often, we experience a day that is truly filled from dawn till dusk with unexpected “duties of the moment.”  A couple weeks back, I experienced one such Thursday.   6:00 A.M. — I woke up to a phone call telling me that one […]

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  • I wear many hats at Maggie’s Place – one of them falling under the title of Volunteer Coordinator.  It’s a humbling job, getting to interact with such a large group of dedicated individuals. One such group came in a few weeks ago to help weed and landscape the premises of the new Alumnae Mom Outreach […]

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  • It was a Tuesday morning, per our typical plan, all the staff were out of the house for our regular Tuesday meetings. On this particular Tuesday, our volunteer at the house, Esther, gave us a call about 10am. Esther alerted us that the police called and were asking us to help with a homeless mother […]

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  • Maggie’s Thrift was featured on raisingarizonakids.com. Below is an intro to the story. Local families, individuals, groups and businesses have been generous with contributions to Phoenix-based Maggie’s Place, a community of homes offering support and hospitality to pregnant women who are homeless or alone. Countless boxes and truckloads of diapers, clothing, toys, books, household items […]

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