One Year of Being an MP Mom

My contact mom, Lacey, is moving out of Maggie’s Place after having lived here for over a year. So what does one year at Maggie’s Place look like? You move in without really knowing what Maggie’s Place is beforehand; when you get to your new home for the first time, you realize it really is…

15 Years and Still Cooking

Last week marked the 15 year anniversary of the opening of Maggie’s Place! Since 2000, Maggie’s Place has opened its doors to over 700 mothers and their children. As a first year MissionCorps, it has been such a blessing to share in a small part of the Maggie’s Place legacy by living, working, serving, and…

15 Years of Blessings

When so much can be said it’s often hard to find what to say. As I sit to write this, we are celebrating today 15 years of blessings at The Magdalene House. I’m not sure what is fit for me to say regarding our home when I’ve only had the privilege of serving here for…

#MaggiesPlaceProblems

#MaggiesPlaceProblems #15 – When you go to answer the door and realize you’re still wearing a cape you found in donations   #7 – When you live with 10 women and realize you get awkward around men   #17 – When you have so many cute scarfs and only one neck and a short winter…

The Mothers of Maggie’s Place

Preparing for motherhood was not one of the things I had in mind when applying to Maggie’s Place.  Of course I knew there would be babies to be held, diapers to be changed, and crying to be soothed, but what I didn’t expect was the motherly dynamic of loving the mothers of these babies.  Sure,…

The Maggie’s Place Family

As a new MissionCorps member who lives in the house, I learned very quickly that what everyone had been saying, about Maggie’s Place being like family, or the houses becoming your homes really was true. I became aware of this newfound family very quickly, with the way I began to care about the women and…

Thank You

It is hard to believe that today is my last day serving at Maggie’s Place! This community has been so much more than my home for the past two years. My heart is full of gratitude for all the beautiful experiences I’ve had in my time here, and I would like to recognize some of…

Fall 2013 Becky Most Scholarship Winners

After a detailed application and interview process, Maggie’s Place selected  the recipients of the Becky Most Scholarship Fund who will receive $500 to $1,000 scholarships. Congratulations again to our winners! Please read more about the recipients below. The Becky Most Scholarship Fund is named in honor of a beloved staff member who was killed in…