Who We Are
Entering motherhood is one of the most vulnerable moments in a woman’s life. It is also an incredibly expensive moment as newborn and postpartum items can cost a new mother anywhere from $10,000 to $15,000 in the first year alone. With a gap in Federal and State Public Assistance Programs that support mothers with these essentials, many new mothers find themselves alone and with the unthinkable decision to either buy diapers for their newborn or food for themselves.
Moms for Moms exists to fill an urgent need at a critical time.
Moms for Moms provides single mothers, living in abusive, homeless and low-income situations, with two care packages that include the CRITICAL SUPPLIES women need most after the birth of a child: a POSTPARTUM RECOVERY CARE KIT for themselves and a NEWBORN BABY BUNDLE for their child (ages 0-6 months)
These care packages are designed to alleviate the stress and financial burden that becoming a mother can bring while also helping to begin one’s journey into motherhood with pride and dignity.
More About the Problem:
Over 4 million women live in NYC and approximately 1.6 MILLION are SINGLE MOTHERS living in poverty.(1)
In 2014, while pregnant with her 2nd child, Danielle Krupa began Moms for Moms. As the daughter of a single mother who struggled every month to keep a roof over their heads and food on the table, Danielle knew firsthand how hard her mother worked to provide the basic necessities needed to survive. She founded Moms for Moms as a way to support single mothers, mothers like her own, with the critical pre- and post-natal essentials they need and deserve.
That one day all new single mothers facing financial and emotional hardship will have the basic necessities to care for herself and her infant.