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  • When asked how I first heard about Maggie’s Place and how I ended up here, I usually respond casually with “It took a lot of help from the Holy Spirit.” I explain how I read about it in the Catholic Volunteer Network magazine and my professors in college really encouraged me to look into it. […]

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  • My laptop is in the process of dying. Every time I turn it on, it makes a weird scraping, crackling, nails-on-chalkboard noise and every time I think it is actually going to explode right in that moment. But it doesn’t. So it’s thankfully given me some time to go through old documents and pictures to […]

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  • The crickets were chirping in Charlotte, North Carolina. All the members of my extended family were gathered around the table playing cards, but my mom and I were both hysterically crying in the back bedroom. I had just received a phone call from my physician with some shocking news. News that I was not anticipating […]

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  • gratitude [grat-i-tood, -tyood] noun 1. the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful: She expressed her gratitude to all of the donors and volunteers of Maggie’s Place. When I first interviewed at Maggie’s Place last November, I remember being overwhelmed by the generosity of the donors and volunteers. I knew that God had called […]

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  • April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Maggie’s Places uses “Protective Factors” in our programming for moms to eliminate risk of abuse. Protective Factors are an evidence-based method to help people more effectively deal with stressful events. Maggie’s Place programming includes individualized family coaching. Families work one-on-one with a family coach to set goals and […]

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  • April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Maggie’s Places uses the evidence based Protective Factors in our programming for moms to eliminate risk of abuse. Protective Factors are an evidence-based method to help people more effectively deal with stressful events. Maggie’s Place programs teach an understanding of parenting strategies and child development. Mothers learn what to […]

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  • Thank you so much for giving of your time, talent, and treasures to the moms and babies that call Maggie’s Place home. You’ve made a difference in their lives with your thoughtful presence. Everything from bringing a meal to one of our homes, doing house coverage, joining us for a Serve Saturday and anything in […]

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  • “Are there any babies yet?” This has been an everyday question at our home for the past five months! Since October, we have not had a single baby at our house because four of our moms are due in April and the rest are due even later. We have been playing the waiting game for […]

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  • April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month Maggie’s Places uses  “Protective Factors” in our programming for moms to eliminate risk of abuse. Protective Factors are an evidence-based method to help people more effectively deal with stressful events. Maggie’s Place programs construct and support social connections so moms are able to build a support network. Mothers need […]

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  • The longer I am at Maggie’s Place, the more frequently I find myself thanking God for my fellow MissionCorps. To my roommates, best friends, heroes, and workmates, this is for you! To the very first 5 of you: First of all, I now completely understand what it feels like to have that last bit of […]

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